A new section on the Nano Connect Scandinavia web page has been opened, Thematic areas. Here you find interesting nano facts and resources from the region.
We have made brochures highlighting some interesting nanotechnology applications existing already today or are expected to come in the near future.
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We have made a brochure highlighting some interesting nanotechnology applications in the electronics and sensors field existing already today or are expected to come in the ne...
We have made a brochure highlighting some interesting nanotechnology applications in the energy field existing already today or are expected to come in the near future.
Nearly 30 persons from companies, universities, press and public organisations in south-western Scandinavia participated in this partnering mission, organized with joint effor...
Inspiration and collaboration - two words that describe the mission when a Scandinavian delegation visits nanomedicine experts at Harvard, Boston University and MIT.
We have made a brochure highlighting some interesting areas of nanomedicine, where applications and products exist already today or are expected to come in the near future.
R&D managers, regional developers and managers of large research facilities gathered on 15 November to discuss best practice for investment in long term R&D and use of...
The room was packed with medical doctors, scientists and policy-makers when Nano Connect Scandinavia co-hosted a seminar on nanoparticle safety.
On 18 October, the European Commission recommended a definition that is to be used for all regulatory purposes.
Open lecture by Dimitri Argyriou, Science Director of the ESS, on Tuesday, 18 October at Lund University.
Starting on 27 October, Halmstad University will host a series of lectures aimed primarily at companies interested in the latest research and its applications [In Swedish].
DTU DANCHIP/CEN, Chalmers MC2, University of Gothenburg, Halmstad Rydberg Laboratory and Lund Nano Labs open their facilities to interested companies and scientists.
Download the updated Nano Guide, a shortcut to nanotech research in South Western Scandinavia.
Nano Connect Scandinavia and Medicon Valley Alliance are organising a week-long tour in January 2012, where we will visit researchers, universities, laboratories and companies...
Bioneer, Borealis, Dyrup, FOSS, LEO Pharma, Widex - these are some of the companies that will participate in PhD NANO 2011.
Graphene, a nanolab that reaches out, and MAX IV - these are some of the topics in the latest issue of Chalmers magasin. Read it online [in Swedish].
A new book from the Bio Nano Integrated Systems (NaBIS) group at DTU Nanotech.
Fuel-saving low friction coatings, nanowire LED:s, mine detection and drug delivery systems. These were some of the topics discussed when 220 researchers and company represent...
This year there are two honorary doctorates with expertise in nanoscience: Professor Federico Capasso, Harvard University, Honorary Doctorate of Engineering and Professor Mich...
Here is another chance to let us know what you thought about Update 2011, and what we can do better next time!
A group of DTU-researchers have found a way to fabricate silicon wires using biological peptide nanotubes as an etching mask.
More than 1500 participants met in Bilbao for four intense days of networking and plenary sessions addressing different areas within cutting-edge nanoscience.
The ESRF synchrotron and ILL neutron source are the already long-running Grenoble homologues of MAX IV and ESS. What lessons could be learned by the Øresund region?
The Swedish work environment authority has published a report on exposure, toxicology and protective measures when using carbon nanotubes as a production material.
The registration for Update 2011 closes on 6 May. Register now to secure your seat.
Internationally, Europe has a strong position when it comes to using nanotechnology in the agrifood, chemistry and materials industries, according to a new report by Observato...
As of March, Morten Meldal is the new professor in nanochemistry at the University of Copenhagen, and director of the Nano-Science Center. He has been the leader of the Solid...
The target audience for the VINNOVA information tour 2011 is researchers looking for funding but not yet familiar with the FP7 programme. The tour reaches Lund on 7 April and...
The European Commission Joint Research Center has launched the first European repository of nanomaterials. These materials will be used as a reference point by laboratories t...
The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research (SSF) announces a research programme within Energy-Related Materials.
The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research grant is given to professor Mikael Fogeström at Chalmers MC2 for a collaboration with Linköping University.
On 16 February, Rafael Taboryski from DTU Nanotech, will come to Lund to present NanoPlast, a project focused on the application of nanotechnology in the production of plastic...
The Danish Embassy in Madrid will have a 24 sqm National stand open to all Danish companies wishing to participate in the ImagineNano conference in Bilbao, Spain, on 11-14 April
Here is another chance to see Andre Geim´s lecture on "Graphene: Magic of Flat Carbon"
According to a new survey only 45 percent of EU citizens have heard of nanotechnology. But six out of ten respondents who expressed an opinion support the use of nanotechnolog...
Sensing the Future, 23-24 November was a two-day NCS seminar on nanosensors. Here are the presentations given by Asger Vig, Eric Östlund, Alexandre Dmitriev, Johan Stigwall an...
Among the investors in Chalmers spin-off company Insplorion are Innovationsbron AB and Helge Alten, former CEO of Volvo Cars in North America.
Konstantin Novoselov shares the 2010 Nobel Prize in Physics with Andre Gaim. On 13 December, Novoselov will give a lecture at Lund University.
Henrik Hillborg, ABB, and Jesper Bøgelund, DTI were two of the speakers at Nanocomposites Update in Lund, 11 November.
A project led by DTU Nanotech, has received 9M Euro from the FP7 programme to develop a lab-on-a-chip to be used for detecting neurodegenerative diseases.
Researchers at the University of Copenhagen have grown nanowires with perfectly uniform electronic structure.
The Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences Väst hosts an evening with a nanotechnology theme, on 29 November at Chalmers in Gothenburg.
With 130 registered participants and 27 companies, the interest for PhD NANO 2010 exceeded all of our expectations.
South-Western Scandinavia is in the absolute forefront when it comes to nanoscience and nanotechnology. The Nano Guide 2010 helps you find the right people and resources.
The money (Euro 18.6 million) comes from the European venture capital firm Wellington Partners and from existing investors.
Here is another chance to view the presentations held on 24 September at DTU, by Richard Nichols, Ivan Scheblykin and Tom Vosch.
DTU Danchip has been certified after the DS/EN ISO 9001:2008 standard after having successfully completed a certification audit by the Norwegian Veritas on June 14-16.
Zackary Chiragwandi and his colleagues at Chalmers are developing a photovoltaic device based on green flourescent protein from jellyfish.
The Swedish minister for foreign affairs, Carl Bildt, visited Lund University last Monday to discuss nanoresearch and the innovation system.
From 1 September, Jesper Nygård is the new leader of the Nano-Science Center. Thomas Bjørnholm is leaving the center for the post as Vice-Rector of the University of Copenhagen.
Researchers at Lund University have developed magnetic nanoparticles that can be directed to metallic implants such as artificial knee joints, hip joints and stents in the cor...
The newly opened permanent exhibition Smart! at Malmö museums includes a section on nanoscience- and technology.
New knowledge was created - but it did not lead to commercialisation of nanotechnology, writes Oxford Research in an evaluation of the NMP FP6 programme.
There are still open student positions at the B.Sc. programme in nanoscience at the University of Copenhagen´s Nano-Science Center.
For many start-ups, taking the step from R&D to full-scale production is a major challenge. Hong Kong is one alternative for prototyping.
The Swedish Research Council has a grant for those planning to arrange an international scientific conference. Application deadline is 27 August (in Swedish).
The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research puts SEK 15M on the table to increase workforce mobility between academia and industry.
Sophion Bioscience A/S and DTU Nanotech was granted DKK 12,9M from Højteknologifonden to develop a new bio-chip technology.
The theme of Chalmers Magasin no. 2/2010 is production (in Swedish)
Scientists at Chalmers MC2 have developed a new type of microshutter with extremely short opening times.
Some 45 researchers met at the nano DTU/Nano Connect Scandinavia workshop in Lyngby, 11 June, to exhange ideas about food safety issues of engineered nanoparticles.
Højteknologifonden grants DKK 50 M to a Danish four year project that aims to enhance the properties of plastics using nanotechnology. DTU Nanotech is one of 12 partners from...
The first Nano Connect Scandinavia annual meeting, held in Copenhagen 8 June, was a chance to sum-up the work done so far, and to look at what lies ahead.
Materials expert Rebecca Hollertz joins Nano Connect Scandinavia as project coordinator.
Ph.D. students presented their work and networked at the Copenhagen Graduate School for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology event on 19 May.
19 May DTU Nanotech professor Anja Boisen chaired a Scandinavian workshop on label free nanosensors, organised by nanoDTU and Nano Connect Scandinavia.
Foods produced by nanotechnology should undergo specific risk assessment before being put on the European market, according to the European parliament's Environment Committee.
The science dating event on 7 May was a chance for nano science students to get a glimpse of the job market in the region.
At ten occasions during May and June the National Contact Points for FP7 at VINNOVA will arrange meetings about the opportunities for research funding.
Xsense is a network on miniaturised sensor systems for explosives detection in air. Recently Anja Boisen from DTU Nanotech presented the principles behind the detection method...
Glo AB, a Lund University spin-off developing nanowire LEDs, will start pilot production at DTU Danchip and establish a unit in Silicon Valley.
The four regional finals of this year´s Venture Cup will take place on April 26-29.
A team of Swedish and American scientists has shown for the first time that carbon nanotubes can be broken down by an enzyme found in white blood cells.
The DTU Danchip cleanroom is installing two new ICP (Inductively Coupled Plasma) etching systems.
Disorder is OK, is the surprising message from a research group at DTU Fotonik, thus overturning the common notion that optical chips must be perfect.
Region Skåne, Lund University, the Swedish Research Council and Vinnova have come to an agreement about funding the first stage of MAX IV.
The Swedish Chemicals Agency (KemI) proposes a regulation of the use of nanomaterials in a report to the Swedish government.
By arranging hydrogen molecules in a nano-pattern on graphene, Danish scientists have converted graphene to a semiconductor.
Insights from Scanning Small Angle X-ray Scattering. Seminar in Lund, March 17th.
On March 11th, we launched the new Nano Connect Scandinavia website. New features will be added continuously.
The breakthrough for fuel cells always seems to be five years away. But interesting things are happening...