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Posted: September 8, 2010

Free DVDs, new webinars and a Nano Archive from ICPC Nanonet

(Nanowerk News) Here is a news update from the ICPC Nanonet project:
i) Free DVDs of the 2nd ICPC Nanonet Annual Workshop, Beijing, now being issued
The ICPC Nanonet Project, which creates networking tools for nano scientists and researchers across the globe, is now issuing DVDs of the 2nd Annual Workshop which took place in Beijing this year. The two DVDs include footage of eminent scientists delivering presentations of the latest developments in their regions, as well as the slides themselves. If you would like a free copy, follow the link at the end of this page: http://www.icpc-nanonet.org/content/section/6/42/. You will need to register as a member if you have not already done so.
ii) Webinars this month
1. Nanomedicine and Biosensors
Our final webinar for this month takes place on Tuesday 14th September, when you can join experts presenting their latest research in Bio Nanosensors and Biomedical Devices. Organised by SPI, Portugal, the webinar begins at 09.00 (GMT) / 10.00 (British Summer Time) 11.00 (Central European Summer Time) and covers Nanobiomaterials and Tissue Engineering; Nanotechnology for Drug Delivery and Nano-macro Porous Glass Bone-scaffolds. Participants will also have the opportunity to showcase their own research. To sign up for this webinar, go to the home page: http://www.icpc-nanonet.org/.
The ICPC Nanonet webinars are a free service designed to help researchers share outcomes and opinions and to facilitate networking and collaboration. This months webinars have so far connected participants from India, Brazil, Mexico, Ivory Coast, Uruguay, the EU, Colombia and Morocco, among many other locations. Future webinar topics include 'Bridging the Nano Divide'; 'Nanotechnology for Water Purification' and 'Nanotechnology for Renewable Energy'. If you would like to be involved as a presenter or would like to organise your own, please contact lesley.tobin@nano.org.uk
2. Nanotechnology for a Knowledge Society
Two webinars have now been held discussing Nanotechnology for a Knowledge Society, organised by Ineke Malsch at Malsch TechnoValuation.NL and supported by the Nano Rights and Peace project and Nanopodium NL. The sessions enabled speakers and participants from across Latin America, Africa, Europe and India to discuss issues such as "is current nanotechnology development simply a manifestation of a funding race?" Speakers included:
  • Prof Dr Peter Nijkamp, President of the Committee Societal Dialogue Nanotechnology
  • Dr Malini Balakrishnan,TERI, India
  • Prof Dr Arie Rip, University of Twente, Netherlands
  • Prof Dr Noela Invernizzi, University of Parana, Brazil, co-coordinator of ReLANS network
  • Ineke Malsch, Malsch TechnoValuation, The Netherlands
  • The slides are available for download here: http://www.icpc-nanonet.org/content/view/144/141/. Again, you will need to be registered.
    iii) The Nano Archive
    This month has seen a huge increase in the number of publications uploaded and the archive now hosts over 7,000 items and over 1,000 full texts. Meanwhile, more and more scientists are requesting a depositor's account so that their own research can be archived. Not only does this increase the visibility of their papers, but it offers scientists across the globe the opportunity to download open access papers of the latest research in all areas of N&N. If you would like a depositor's account, please contact lesley.tobin@nano.org.uk. See what the Nano Archive has to offer at http://www.nanoarchive.org.
    Relevant links:

    http://www.nanopodium.nl/english

    http://www.thebrokeronline.eu/en/Online-discussions/Blogs/Nano-Rights-and-Peace

    http://www.icpc-nanonet.org

    http://www.nanoarchive.org

    Slides for Nanotechnology for a Knowledge Society: http://www.icpc-nanonet.org/content/view/144/141/
    Register for free to be an ICPC Nanonet member at: http://www.icpc-nanonet.org where you can sign up for the Nanomedicine and Biosensors webinar
    Source: ICPC Nanonet
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