Largest Nanotechnology Event in Northern Europe

Nanotechnology in Northern Europe 2006 Congress and Exhibition, 16-18 May 2006, Helsinki, Finland

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(PRWEB) May 5, 2006

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Unique event for scientists, industrial experts and investors

NTNE2006 is the largest nanotechnology event in Northern Europe. Arranged now for the second time, the congress brings up to 500 scientists, industry experts, entrepreneurs and investors from 25 countries to Helsinki, Finland for 16-18 May 2006.

Meet innovative nanotechnology companies

NTNE2006 exhibition is the key event in 2006 for meeting the leading nanotech instrument and tool manufacturers as well as prominent research organisations and innovative SMEs. You have the opportunity to meet 100 companies and research organisations in the exhibition and surrounding events!

Over 80 high-level international speakers

Congress sessions combine cutting-edge research to innovations and commercial development of nanotechnology. Keynote speakers:

Sumio Iijima, Senior Research Fellow, NEC Corporation, Japan

Bob Iannucci, Senior Vice President, Head of Nokia Research Center

Nicholas Hartley, Head of Unit, Strategy and Policy, DG Research, European Commission

Livio Baldi, Director, STMicroelectronics, ENIAC support group

Nanotech Venture Forum

Leading VCs and area experts discuss nanotechnology impact, winning business models and timeframes. Innovative early-stage companies introduce their business plans providing both interesting case-studies and investment opportunities.

VC panelists:

Robert Jelski, Sector Adviser, Partner, 3i plc, UK

Juha Mikkola, Senior Partner, Eqvitec Partners, Finland

Steven Morrell, Partner, Teknoinvest, USA

Aymeric Sallin, Managing Partner, NanoDimension AG, Switzerland

NTNE2006 Event Partners

Nokia, Nordic Innovation Centre, Tekes, UK Trade&Investment, IRC, NAoMITEC, Veeco Instruments, Obducat, FEI Company, NaNet, NanoØresund, Nanoforum

More information, congress program and exhibition catalogue are available at http://www.nano.fi.

PRESS RELEASES / PRESS LUNCH

If you wish to receive the congress press releases, please send your contact information to the email address below. Press lunch is arranged on Tuesday 16 May 2006 at 12:30.

If you attend the press lunch, please contact:

Jukka Mäntyjärvi, Netprofile Finland Oy

Tel. +358 9 6812 080 or +358 40 580 1477

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