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Posted: April 3, 2008
Ohio Nanotechnology Summit to Focus on Providing Competitive Advantage and Growth for Ohio Companies
(Nanowerk News) The fourth annual 2008 Ohio Nanotechnology Summit (ONS) is the
largest statewide event involving business, universities and
federal research institutions from throughout Ohio and the country
to discuss cutting-edge and ongoing nanotechnology research and
commercialization. The ONS will offer a unique opportunity to get a
first-hand perspective on the dramatic impact this exciting field
can bring to thousands of Ohio companies.
The 2008 program will
focus on Nanotechnology Applications for New Markets and New Sales.
New for 2008 are the Collaboration Mixers, a unique format that
sets up question and answer sessions between companies and
universities on specific topics such as Nano-biomaterials for
Aerospace, Advanced Energy, Nanomedicine Development and NoBull
Innovation. A total of 49 topic tables will be available.
Participating organizations include the University of Cincinnati,
Wright State University, University of Dayton, Ashland, Blue Ash-
based Maverick Corp., Kettering-based National Composite Center
and Owens Corning.
Ohio has a vast support system for nanotechnology research and
commercialization activities and is poised to capture a significant
portion of the estimated $3 trillion, worldwide, in new products
and services by the year 2015.
Attendees will include CEOs and CTOs; research and development
professionals; scientists and engineers; technology transfer
officers; investors; state and local government officials; economic
development professionals; military representatives; professional
and academic administrators; and graduate students.
Speakers will discuss how nanotechnology will affect industries
including medicine, polymers, military and more. This event
features leading authorities on nanotechnology. Special guests,
Lt. Governor Lee Fisher and Mike Roco of the National Science
Foundation, will speak about the impact nanotechnology has on
the Ohio economy.
Speakers include experts from University of Cincinnati,
University of Dayton, Wright State University, Miami
University, United States Air Force, Oak Ridge National
Laboratory, NASA-Glenn Research Center, Goodyear, Zyvex, The
Ohio State University, Ohio University and Georgia Tech.
Wednesday, April 9, 2008, 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 10, 2008, 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Friday, April 11, 2008, 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Great Wolf Lodge, 2501 Great Wolf Drive, Mason, Ohio 45040