Australia's dynamic nanotechnology research sector develops and produces a range of nanotechnology integrated products including rapid medical and environmental diagnostics and sensors, clear UV-resistant sunscreen, creams and cosmetics, self cleaning paints and glass coatings.
Communique Australasia has produced a major conference designed to bring together representatives from the nanotechnology sector and the investment community from Australia, New Zealand and internationally to discuss the latest developments and future opportunities of the nanotechnology sector in Australia.
Special international guest speaker will be Josh Wolfe, Founding Partner & Managing Director, Lux Capital, New York. Josh will examine developments in nanotechnology platforms in the USA, and explain how the Nanobusiness Alliance, USA was created and what it has achieved. Widely recognized as one of the preeminent minds in nanotechnology and finance, Josh has been invited by the White House and Canadian Government to advise government organisations on funding strategies.
With a specific focus on investment opportunities and risk, insurance perspectives, latest research and development, commercial application, future trends, government assistance and regulatory issues, the conference also features panel sessions with leading CEOs and Investors.
Co-chaired by Allan Aaron, Director and General Partner of Technology Venture Partners, and Dr Peter Kambouris Future Materials' Queensland State Manager, the conference will feature a notable speaker faculty including Paul McCormick, CEO, Advanced Nhttp://www.azonano.com/ads/abmc.aspx?b=259anotechnology, Prof Erol Harvey, CEO, Minifab; Dr Peter Binks, CEO, Nanotechnology Victoria; Craig Pennifold, Head of Innovation Division, Department of Industry Tourism and Resources; Greg Smith, Director, Sciventures; David Landers, Partner, Allen & Buckeridge, Michael Panaccio, Investment Principal, Starfish Ventures.