The Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences at Oak Ridge National Laboratory is a collaborative nanoscience user research facility for the synthesis, characterization, theory, modeling, simulation, and design of nanoscale materials. It is one of five Nanoscale Science Research Centers currently being established by the Office of Science, U.S. Department of Energy.
The mission of CeNS is to promote, coordinate, and bundle interdisciplinary research in the field of nanoscience. CeNS consolidates research activities at the nanometer scale from the areas of physics, biophysics, chemistry, biochemistry, and medicine. The network promotes the mutual understanding and collaboration between researchers from these different disciplines by joint seminars, workshops, and schools which are organized by CeNS.
The Center has been established to define the basic chemical and physical principles used by molecular chaperones in the folding of proteins through a variety of interdisciplinary approaches. The goal is to engineer protein machines that can assist in the folding of any protein of interest, as well as develop strategies to alleviative or prevent protein misfolding associated with a number of human diseases.
The Center of Excellence in Nanosciences and Nanotechnology (CENN Nanocenter) is the response of Slovenian researchers and industry to meet the challenges of new technology. The CENN Nanocenter encompasses top-level facilities that enable researchers to achieve significant results.
The goal of COINS is to develop and integrate cutting-edge nanotechnologies into a versatile platform with various ultra-sensitive, ultra-selective, self-powering, mobile, wirelessly communicating detection applications.
FENA's research mission is 'To create and investigate new nano-engineered functional materials and devices, and novel structural and computational architectures for new information processing systems beyond the limits of conventional CMOS technology.'
Centexbel is a Belgian textile research centre that offers activities around Research & Development and Services (testing included) throughout its regional offices. It's nanotechnology activities focuss on nanoscale modifications of textile surfaces by means of atmospheric plasma treatment; nano coatings; and the incorporation of nano additives in fibres and coatings; and electro-spinning for the production of nano fibres
CMU-RC is a not-for-profit organization established to facilitate innovative research and development opportunities between the university and high technology companies. CMU-RC is dedicated to establishing and operating a national center of excellence in the research fields of business intelligence and nanoscale sciences.
The Centre CIN2 wants to be a relevant actor in nanoscience and nanotechnology research in the international arena. Investigation in CIN2 are carried out by different groups specialist in knowledge areas like electronic transport modelling, scanning tunnelling microscopy, synthesis of nanoparticles, surface nanostructuring, nanoestructured hybrid materials, nanoionics, nanooptics, nanomagnetism, low temperature transport in nanoentities (carbon nanotubes and graphenes) , nano-bio-sensoring and nanotechnology for energy, instrumentation and toxicity.
The Centre de Compétences Nanosciences Nord Ouest (C’nano Nord Ouest) gathers laboratories from Nord-Pas de Calais, Picardie, Basse-Normandie, Haute-Normandie, Bretagne, Pays de la Loire and Poitou-Charentes regions.
The ongoing research programmes at the CCMB are in three major categories - high quality basic research in the frontier areas of modern biology, research relevant to societal needs, and application-oriented research towards commercialisation.
CKMNT has been set up by the International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy & New Materials (ARCI), an autonomous grants-in-aid institute of Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India, with partial financial assistance from the DSTís Nano Mission. The centre aims to offer comprehensive one-stop nanoscience and technology information services to researchers, industries, policy makers, venture capitalists and funding agencies and would help in fulfilling the objectives of the Nano Mission.
The Centre for NanoBioSafety and Sustainability (CNBSS) was established in 2009 as a joint initiative of the Catalan Institute of Nanotechnology (ICN) and the LEITAT Technological Centre, two well-known institutions in nanoscience and nanotechnology, both located in Catalonia (northeastern Spain). The Centre was created in response to the emerging needs to rationalise and assess the risks of new nanotechnologies.
The specific thematic objectives of the Centre are enhancement of the research potential in the field of advanced structural and functional materials and development of highly specialized techniques of investigation to obtain information on properties of materials and their behavior in service conditions.
CSEM's expertise in nanotechnology focuses on characterization, optics, microscopy, and surface engineering. The combination of these technologies with other ones such as microfluidics, microsystems, photonic optics and micro-optics makes CSEM able to integrate successfully nanotechnology to novel products.
The CNM-IMB has established a new R&D activity focussed on the integration of microelectronics with nanotechnology, which includes nanolithography, combination of nanodevices with CMOS circuits and development of nanoelectromechanical systems.
O Programa de Pós-Graduação Stricto Sensu em Nanociências tem como objetivos: Qualificar recursos humanos através de uma formação multidisciplinar para atuar em atividades de Ensino e Pesquisa; Contribuir para o desenvolvimento regional e nacional na área de Nanociências; Produzir conhecimentos e promover a disseminação e a consolidação da Nanociência, mediante o desenvolvimento de pesquisas que possibilitem inovações tecnológicas;