Valley View, OH (PRWEB) August 15, 2012
Dr. Scott Rickert, President and CEO of the nanotechnology company [Nanofilm, will speak at the Global Polymer Innovation Expo in Columbus, Ohio, August 26-29, 2012, Columbus Convention Center, Battelle Hall, in Columbus, Ohio.
Dr. Rickert’s topic, “The Stage is Set for Growth” will examine how decades of investment by government and the private sector has helped nanotechnology develop into a field of economic opportunity, ripe with good jobs. He will focus on strategies for fast-tracking innovation to the marketplace, learned in his 20+ years creating Nanofilm’s R&D roadmap to profitable product launches.
“It’s time to reap the rewards of the nano-conomy” says Nanofilm CEO Rickert. “There are smart ways and sure ways to go about nanotechnology commercialization that can make a difference to any company, large or small."
The Global Polymer Innovation Expo is a program of RAPRA Limited, PolymerOhio and the Ohio Polymer Strategic Council. The agenda features 45 sessions and over four dozen speakers.
About Nanofilm (http://www.nanofilmtechnology.com): Nanofilm is a leader in nanofilm technology and self-assembling thin films for a variety of substrates and surfaces. With an in-house team of nanotechnology specialists, the company continues to leverage its rich technological strengths and core competences to capture growth opportunities in nanotechnology applications worldwide. Nanofilm is a privately held company with headquarters in Valley View, Ohio, near Cleveland.
About Scott Rickert:
Dr. Scott Rickert is the co-founder and CEO of Nanofilm. He is a founding board member of the Nanobusiness Commercialization Association and the Nano-Network and has been the nanotechnology columnist for IndustryWeek.com since 2006. He frequently speaks and writes on nanotechnology research and commercialization.