Organizational Spotlight

Nanotech Industry

Around the world, many companies, universities, and government organizations have embraced the advantages of working at the nano-level to develop resources, materials, and products that help solve global challenges. puts the spotlight on a few of these groups to illustrate the impact of nanotechnology on several industry segments.

Drexel University

The A.J. Drexel Nanotechnology Institute (DNI) was established in January 2003 to coordinate interdisciplinary research, education and outreach, and strategic partnerships in nanotechnology for all of Drexel University.

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The IBM Almaden Research Center is one of eight IBM research centers across the globe. The Science & Technology organization at the Almaden lab is responsible for cutting-edge research for storage and information technology as well as exploratory research in the areas of nanoscale structures

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Industrial Technology Research Institute

ITRI – Taiwan Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) is a nonprofit R&D organization engaging in applied research and technical services. ITRI is a world-leading applied technology research institute with more than 6,000 outstanding employees. Its mission is to drive industrial development, create economic value, and enhance social well-being through technology R&D. Founded in 1973,…

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Johns Hopkins

Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology  The Institute for NanoBioTechnology (INBT) at Johns Hopkins University includes an exceptionally diverse, multidisciplinary team of faculty, researchers, and student experts uncovering new knowledge and creating innovative technologies at the interface of nanoscience, engineering, biology, and medicine. Launched May 15, 2006, INBT aims to revolutionize research by fostering a collaborative…

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Keithley (a Tektronix Company)

Keithley For more than 70 years, Keithley, a Tektronix company, has been designing, manufacturing and marketing advanced electrical test instruments and systems for the specialized needs of electronics manufacturers in high performance production testing, process monitoring, product development and research. Keithley has approximately 500 products that are used to source, measure, connect, control or communicate…

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Korea Institute of Science and Technology

Korea Institute of Science and Technology Founded in 1966, KIST is a premier multi-disciplinary research institute in Korea. The organization’s goals are to research, develop, and transfer creative, original technologies that are necessary to advance Korea’s science and technology base. Specifically, they focus on fusion technologies that will power Korea’s economic growth, especially in the…

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Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin Lockheed Martin is a global security company that is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. Links:  – Lockheed Martin Interview:   Q: In which Countries does your organization have a presence? LMCO has 345+ facilities and 13,300 active suppliers including suppliers in every…

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NanoFilm Technologies International (NTI)

NanoFilm NanoFilm Technologies International develops and commercializes nanotechnology-enabled products using nanofilms and is a provider of nanotechnology solutions in Asia. Its solutions serve as key catalysts enabling customers to achieve high value-add advancements in their end-products in an environmentally sustainable manner. The company operates in four segments: advanced materials, Nanofabrication, Sydrogen, and Industrial equipment. The…

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Nanotex Nanotex is an advanced fabric company, employing nanotechnology to transform fabrics at the molecular level.  Nanotex imparts enhanced performance features for fabrics used in consumer apparel, home textiles and commercial interiors. Through nanotechnology, Nanotex is able to transform fabrics at the molecular level, so that the fabric has beneficial performance features.  Unlike traditional coatings,…

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National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology

National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology – Japan The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), one of the largest public research organizations in Japan, focuses on the creation and practical realization of technologies useful to Japanese industry and society, and on “bridging” the gap between innovative technological seeds and commercialization. For…

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National Nanotechnology Initiative

National Nanotechnology Initiative – United States The National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) is a U.S. Government research and development (R&D) initiative. Over thirty Federal departments, independent agencies, and commissions work together toward the shared vision of a future in which the ability to understand and control matter at the nanoscale leads to ongoing revolutions in technology…

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Network for Computational Nanotechnology

Network for Computational Nanotechnology Founded in 2002, the Network for Computational Nanotechnology (NCN) has pursued its mission to advance nanoscience and nanotechnology through The Purdue University-led cyber platform, nanoHUB, assists researchers across the globe by developing a virtual society that shares simulation software, data and other innovative content to provide engineers and scientists with the…

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POSTECH Founded in 1985 at the south eastern city of Pohang, Korea to educate future leaders in science and engineering, the university provides full scholarship to all the students.   Professors who are leaders in their field are devoting themselves to teaching and R&D activities with well equipped lab and environment. Nanotechnology research is pursued in Chemistry,…

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Zyvex Instruments

Zyvex Instruments Zyvex Instruments offers a suite of nanoprobing characterization solutions for the semiconductor industry and advanced research markets.  Links:   – Zyvex Instruments Interview:   Q: In which Countries does your organization have a presence? Zyvex has a global presence — in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Argentina, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, China, India, Australia, U.K., Ireland,…

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