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Posted: Sep 20, 2010
Nano Israel 2010 this year will be under the banner of renewable energy, nanomaterials, nanobio, nanomedicine and nanoelectronics
(Nanowerk News) The Nano Israel 2010 Conference and the Exhibition accompanying will be held on November the 8th and the 9th in the Dan Panorama Hotel, Tel Aviv.
The event will focus on Innovations and Business Opportunities in the energy, water, environment, nano-material, nano-electronics, nano-photonics, nano-bio and nano-medicine fields. This conference is targeted at industry and business persons from around the world, and will serve as the meeting point for companies and persons involved in venture capital, and in private funds, institutional and organizational investors, regulation, technology and development persons, governmental decision makers, as well as academy representatives, scientists and investors.
The three chair persons of the conference are Ms. Nava Swersky Sofer, who is one of the leaders of the Israeli Life-science industry and is the former CEO of Yissum; Mr. Dan Vilenski from INNI (The Israel National Nano-technology Initiative); and Prof. Arie Zaban from the Bar Ilan University.
"Israel is known worldwide as a center of knowledge and innovation in Nano-technology and Research in the nano field. Israel's achievements are at the forefront of a variety of the industrial fields, such as Communications, Electronics, Computerization, Security, Medicine and life-sciences," said Ms. Swersky Sofer.
"The number of academy researchers in the Nano field in Israel has been doubled since 2002 (ca 350 persons compared to 2009), and dozens of Israeli Nano technology companies continue to be active here, in Israel, in spite of the Economic difficulties. Potential investors and business partners definitely consider Israel as a promising target, and hence they are all going to be here in Tel Aviv next November."
The conference is held in cooperation with INNI – The Israel National Nano–technology Initiative – and with the Nano-technology Centers of the various Israeli universities, and is organized by the Kenes International Company.