- Anaheim, CA (PRWEB) May 8, 2005 – - Australia, which is fast becoming
a world contender in smart nanotech materials such as "invisible" coatings and
revolutionary nanobio technology, will send its largest ever nanotech delegation
to the United States this year at the 2005 Nanotech Conference in Anaheim, May
9-12, 2005. The delegation is dominated by some of the country"s R&D powerhouses
of commercial ready IP.
Hunt, Invest Australia"s Senior Investment
Commissioner for North America, said Australia invests
more than AUD100 million ($US 75 million) per year
in nanotech research. Government and private-sector
funding supports world-class researchers and facilities,
and creates a vibrant and fast-growing industrial
base that is winning international partnerships.
said more than fifteen R&D centers will be
represented at the conference ( http://www.nsti.org/Nanotech2005/ ),
as well as some of Australia"s leading nanotech firms.
He encouraged US deal makers to meet with the delegates
for a first look at lucrative investment opportunities
at Booth # 204.
"Global names such as pSividia, Starpharma, Alchemia,
and bionic ear maker Cochlear are just a few of the
successful firms coming out of Australia," he said.
one of the firms attending the conference, Advanced
Nanotechnology, which specializes in smart nano
surfaces or invisible coatings, has already won
deals with Avon, L'Oréal and Revlon for
their product which is being used in cosmetics to
protect against UV rays.
Australian experts Dr. Paul McCormick (Advanced
Nanotechnology Ltd) and Dr. Bruce Cornell (Ambri
Ltd) will present to the Conference about Australian
research and commercialization success in nanotechnology.
* 4 pm Monday May 9, 2005 Salon J-K; Dr. Paul McCormick
(Advanced Nanotechnology Ltd)
* 3:30 pm Wednesday May 11, 2005 Grand Ballroom E; Dr. Bruce Cornell (Ambri
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