The mission of the Portugese Center for Research in Ceramics and Composite Materials (Ciceco) is to develop the scientific and technological knowledge necessary for the innovative production and transformation of ceramics and composite materials. Research areas include nanostructured materials.
The Research Center on Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (CINN) is a joint research center created in 2007 by institutional joint initiative between the Spanish Council for Scientific Research (CSIC), the Government of Asturias and the University of Oviedo. The CINN combines interdisciplinary research strongly competitive at international level with scientific and technological demonstration activities towards enterprises technologically advanced, and has among its main objectives the creation of new technology-based firms.
The EU FP6 project Circles of Light is expected to increase the European competitiveness in Nanophotonics by providing new solutions to overcome technological gaps and to make silicon a leading material base also in photonics.
Research focus includes the construction of nanostructured organic materials for bionanotechnology applications, understanding growth mechanisms of nanostructures and designing new structures and multifunctional organic-inorganic hybrid materials such as gel-nanoparticles and liquid crystal nanoparticles.
The main objective of this program has been the exploration of coherent quantum mechanical processes in novel solid-state semiconductor information processing devices, with components of atomic dimensions: quantum computers, spintronic devices, and nanometer-scale computer logic gates.
Nano-Bio-Technology is one of the fastest growing areas of modern research. To be competitive in the research and education of students in this area, Clarkson University establishes Nanoengineering and Biotechnology Laboratories Center (NABLAB) to provide research support for all Clarkson scholars working in this highly multidisciplinary area.
Nanostructured materials group is an interdisciplinary research team focused on the study and fabrication of synthetic 'smart' materials and biomaterials on a nanoscale and the scale of single molecules. Stimuli-responsive materials for biomedical applications, sensors, molecular electronics, microactuators, microfluidic devices, lipid bilayers, membranes, textiles, super-hydrophobic coatings, and responsive dispersions are of group's special interest.
An integrative research and education enterprise at Clemson University that is oriented toward service, is actively managed and directed by the constituency it serves, and is focused on providing leadership and excellence to the scientific and technological area of bioelectronics, biosensors and biochips. Research areas include nanobiosensors.
The mission of the Clemson Nanomaterials Center (CNC) is to conduct cutting-edge multidisciplinary research and discover new nanoscale phenomena that can broaden the frontiers of nanoscience and strongly impact industrial technologies. CNC aims to spread and bring forth Local Education and Awareness of Research in Nanomaterials (LEARN) with a unique approach towards graduate and undergraduate research education.
(Site in German) Main objective of the Cluster Nanotechnology is the set-up of a competence network in order to support the efficient transfer of the results of latest research and development into the industry. Activities of the Cluster Nanotechnology focus primarily on enterprises with application potential for nanotechnologies with special regard to small and medium-sized enterprises.
The Cluster of Excellence Engineering of Advanced Materials – Hierarchical Structure Formation for Functional Devices (EAM) is the only interdisciplinary research collaboration of its type in Germany to focus on materials science and process technology. Its research centers on the fundamental and applied aspects of designing and creating novel high-performance materials.
CMC Microsystems provides microsystems researchers with industry-calibre design resources, access to state-of-the-art prototyping technologies, tools for test and support services to accelerate Canadian competitiveness through nano- and microelectronics.
Research at S3 is structured along the following lines: Nanobiosystems; Nanomagnetism: Control of magnetization dynamics in nanomagnets; Nanofabrication and surface/interface phenomena at the nanoscale; Theory and simulations of nanostructured materials.
A non-for-profit corporation with a broad-based Board of Directors that will lead, coordinate and enable partner organizations to complete the action steps necessary to improve Colorado's competitive position in five target areas: leadership, business growth, research and technology transfer, workforce development and public education and societal change.