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 to 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

Industrial Technology Research Institute – Taiwan Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) is a nonprofit R&D organization engaging in applied research and technical services. Founded in 1973, ITRI has played a vital role in transforming Taiwan’s economy from a labor-intensive industry to a high-tech industry. Numerous well-known, high-tech companies in Taiwan, such as leaders in…

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Johns Hopkins

Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology  Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology brings Johns Hopkins University’s faculty expertise in engineering, medicine, public health, the basic sciences, and applied physics together with nanoscience to foster breakthroughs in nanobiotechnology. Collaborations among faculty members with different backgrounds, as well as with industry, help solve problems in medicine, health, basic science,…

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Keithley Instruments, Inc.

Keithley Instruments, Inc. With more than 60 years of measurement expertise, Keithley Instruments is a world leader in advanced electrical test instruments and systems that solve emerging measurement needs. Their customers are scientists and engineers in the worldwide electronics industry involved with advanced research and product development in areas such as nanotechnology, semiconductors, and the…

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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? Lockheed Martin has more than 3,000 programs in the United States and…

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Nanofilm Nanofilm develops and commercializes nanotechnology-enabled products using nanofilms. Nanofilm’s technology focus is on development of self-assembling nanofilms, nanocomposite thin films (films containing nanoscale materials), and surface preservation products. Products are used in precision optics, transportation glass, architectural glass, electronic displays/technical glass, glass and ceramic tableware, homecare and other markets. These coatings add new properties at…

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Nano-Tex, Inc.

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

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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) is a public research institution funded by the Japanese government to a large extent. The present AIST is a rather new research organization, established in 2001. However, AIST and its predecessor organizations have been contributing…

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National Nanotechnology Initiative

National Nanotechnology Initiative – United States Launched in 2000 with eight agencies, the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) consists of the individual and cooperative nanotechnology-related activities of 26 Federal agencies with a range of research and regulatory roles and responsibilities. Fifteen of the participating agencies have research and development (R&D) budgets that relate to nanotechnology, with…

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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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