Nanotechnology and the Emerging Fields of Nanoelectronics, Nanofabrication and Nanometrology to be Showcased at NIST Conference

To aid in the practical application of new innovations and capitalize on technology transfer opportunities, the Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO), the Tech Council of Maryland/MdBio (TCM/MdBio) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are jointly supporting “Opening the Doors to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST): Nanoelectronics, Nanofabrication and Nanometrology.”

This technology transfer showcase will provide attendees with an inside look at innovations in nanotechnologies developed in NIST laboratories that are available for commercialization. NIST develops timely measurements, standards, and infrastructural technologies that address critical U.S. industry and other government agency needs for innovation and traceable metrology, process control and quality in manufacturing at the nanoscale.

The day-long event will feature:

  • Nanotechnology innovations that are available for commercialization
  • Opportunities for successful partnerships and licensing
  • Poster exhibit sessions and facility tours
  • Reception

Who should attend?

  • Entrepreneurs
  • Researchers and inventors
  • Technology executives
  • Regional  science, technology and education officials
  • State and local economic and workforce development professionals

WHEN: Tuesday, April 8, 2008 – 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Reception: 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

COST: $80 per person

WHERE: NIST Main Campus, Administration Building, Red Auditorium, 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, MD 20899

REGISTRATION:  For more information about the showcase, please visit or contact Linda Saffer at [email protected]. To register, visit

Registration deadline for U.S. Citizens is Tuesday, April 1, 2008.

Registration deadline for Non-U.S. Citizens is Tuesday, March 25, 2008.

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