The Ingber laboratory is interested in the general mechanism of cell and developmental regulation. The lab also has shown that extracellular matrix and cell shape distortion play central roles in control of angiogenesis that is required for tumor growth and expansion, and has developed numerous novel microtechnologies, nanotechnologies, magnetic control systems and computational models in the course of pursuing these studies.
This research group focuses on the basis theory and applications of molecular electronics, nano- and micro- ordered thin film, and bionics thin film; on the research of the novel apparatus such as photoelectronic device and biosensor; and on the applications of nanomaterial system in controlled drug release.
CIC biomaGUNE (Centro de Investigacion Cooperativa en Biomateriales - Bioscience Cooperative Research Centre) is a non-profit association with the basic aim of creating, producing, promoting and applying scientific and technological knowledge in the biomaterials field by carrying out systematic research and experimental development work. One of the research programs puts particular emphasis on the properties and applications of molecular-level biological nanostructures.
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.
A non-profit organization, CiS Forschungsinstitut für Mikrosensorik und Photovoltaik GmbH is an industry-oriented research institution focused on microsensors, microsystem technology and photovoltaics.
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.
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.
The VNLab is a team of dedicated computational and theoretical physicists, chemists and materials scientists who investigate a range of fundamental properties of nanostructures under different thermochemical conditions.
The group is devoted to fundamental research on the catalysis on nanocatalysts and interface chemistry, with the emphasis on the development and employment of appropriate methods and technologies in order to understand the nature of catalysis.
DARPA is the central research and development organization for the Department of Defense. It manages and directs selected basic and applied research and development projects for DoD, and pursues research and technology where risk and payoff are both very high and where success may provide dramatic advances for traditional military roles and missions. DARPA manages a number of nanotechnology projects.
The Focused Research Program 'Nanowires and Nanotubes: From Controlled Synthesis to Function' supports the Theory of Development of Templates - Fabrication of Nanowires and Nanotubes - Charaterization.
The new Dresden Center for Nanoanalysis (DCN) will particularly focus on '4D AMASE - 4D Advanced Materials Analysis for Science and Engineering', with the goal to become an internationally visible center of competence as well as a European user facility in the field of solid state and materials analysis.
AMIC is an innovation center belonging to the Technological Innovation Network created by the Catalan Autonomous Government. AMIC offers key-in-hand solutions for environmental and industrial problems of the manufacturing sectors. AMIC also works on nanomaterials such as Ag, Au, Pt, Cu and Pd nanocubes and other morphologies.
The European Molecular Biology Laboratory is a non-profit organisation and a basic research institute funded by public research monies from 19 member states. Research at EMBL is conducted by approximately 80 independent groups covering the spectrum of molecular biology. Research projects include biomolecular nanomachines and optical nanotechnologies.
Flamac's objective is to become a competence centre in 'High Throughput Methodologies' to support research for the materials industry. Research includes Synthesis and characterization of submicron metal-oxide coatings via chemical vapor deposition.
The group is developing methods to sort carbon nanotubes according to their electronic properties, developing techniques for parallel assembling of carbon nanotubes, organic molecules and inorganic nanorods into functional units,and studying the electronic and optical properties of sorted carbon nanotube material, single-tube devices and nanotube-molecule hybrids.
The research activities of the Helmholtz Young Investigators group 'Metamaterials for Photonics' lead by Dr. Stefan Linden and Prof. Dr. Martin Wegener are devoted to fabrication and optical characterization of functional metallic nanostructures for optical frequencies.
The Nano- and Microsystems Program is aimed at developing application-tailored solutions. The group is pursuing interdisciplinary approaches based on a pool of technologies comprising mechanical, optical, magnetic, fluidic, electrical, materials science, and information technology competences. Our approach is characterized by the use of nanoscaled functional entities (materials, structures, components) in particular to develop innovative and economically attractive solutions.