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NANOfutures at ENF2013

As you may know, NANOfutures is supporting the EuroNanoForum very actively in the last events. The ENF 2013 was held last month at the Convention Centre in Dublin, Ireland. The 6th biannual conference is the place for the global nanotechnology community to hear about the latest research findings, to convey visions for the market impact of nanotechnology, and to demonstrate commercial products at the Nanotech Europe exhibition.

The event was a tremendous success with more then 1,500 active members of the nanotechnology community from 50 countries around the world. Over 140 high-level speakers gave vivid talks at the plenaries, sessions and workshops during the conference. Nanotechnology developments and commercialisation success stories were also visible at the coinciding Nanotech Europe exhibition. The event was hosted under the auspices of the Irish Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

“This event has exceeded our expectations, not only in number of delegates but also content-wise”, commented Herbert von Bose, director of the industrial technologies programmme of DG Research and Innovation, European Commission. “It is my impression that the delegates found their visit to Ireland and EuroNanoForum 2013 very rewarding, no matter their background and expectations. Seldom have I seen so much networking taking place in between the highly attended plenary and parallel sessions. EuroNanoForum 2013 clearly demonstrated that nanoscience and nanotechnology has matured since it was established as a specialized and mainly scientific topic in Framework Programme 6 (2002-2006). Today, as demonstrated in ENF 2013, nanotechnology applications can be found in all areas of Industrial Technologies. Still a lot more needs to be done, especially in fastening the pace of industrial innovation. We are looking forward to continuing our work within the next seven-year programme of Horizon 2020, following the principles of safe, responsible and sustainable nanotechnology development and ensuring the competitiveness and growth of European industries. I would like to thank the Irish Presidency for their support in bringing both the ENF2013 and the H2020 Programme negotiations to successful conclusions”.

Additional to sending speakers into the different sessions, NANOfutures was leading two workshops at ENF 2013. Both the "NANOfutures and Nanomanufacturing Workshop" and the "Education and Communication Workshop" were well-attended and received largely positive feedback from their attendees. The presentation slides of the workshops can be downloaded here:
ENF2013 Education and Communication Workshop
ENF2013 NANOfutures and Nanomanufacturing Workshop

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