On Sept. 13, 2010, the National
Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the Federal Laboratory Consortium,
the Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO) and the Montgomery County
Department of Economic Development will co-sponsor a nanotechnology forum on
NIST’s Gaithersburg, Md., campus. Participating organizations also will
include the Food and Drug Administration, the National Institutes of Health,
NASA, Cytimmune Sciences, MITRE, The Johns Hopkins University and Lockheed Martin.
Attendees will have the opportunity to meet researchers from federal agencies
and laboratories, academia and private-sector firms looking for potential partners
in nanotechnology and learn about the unique resources available in the Washington
metro region. Presentations and poster sessions will include biomedical nanotechnology
applications, advanced materials and manufacturing, and nanoelectronics. Other
topics will include commercializing emerging technologies and how to connect
with regional resources such as federal labs, universities and private sector
firms. In addition, a panel discussion will take place featuring members of
the nanotechnology industry.
The registration deadline for U.S. citizens has been extended until noon, Wednesday,
Sept. 8, 2010. A registration fee of $20 includes refreshments and lunch. Non-U.S.
citizens who wish to attend should contact Cathy Cohn, [email protected], (301)
For other inquiries, contact John Emond, [email protected],
To register and view the agenda, go to http://www.eventbrite.com/event/734215057.
Media Contact: Mark Esser, [email protected], 301-975-8735