Conference: COMS 2009
City Location: Copenhagen
Country: Denmark
Host Location: Chalmers University
Dates: 30 August – 3 September
Theme: “Concept to Market Place”

Conference Highlights

The conference was hosted by Danish Technological University with IMEG and Chalmers University as local organizers. The conference theme was Concept to Market Place and a special address was given by Helge Scander, Danish Minister for Science, Technology and Innovation.

Conference Themes

  • Current Status and Outlook – Challenges in Commercializing Micro-Nanotechnologies with application to Global Problems Economy, Health , Energy, Climate, Transport
    (opening keynotes)
  • Global Market Analysis
  • Investments and Funding– Corporate, Government and Venture Capital ( Workshop)
  • Business Models, Partnership, Collaboration and Entrepeneurship and IP issues
  • Commercialization Strategies for Academic Research Institutions and Micro-Nanotechnology Competence Centers
  • MNT Applications in Medicine, Healthcare (workshop/Panel)
  • MNT for Sustainable Energy and Environment (workshop)
  • MNT Applications in Transport Systems – Automotive/ Aerospace, Safety, Sensors (workshop)
  • MNT for Electronics and Communications (Workshop / Panel)
  • Applications of Nanotechnology in the Food Industry (workshop/Panel
  • Design Tools, Integration and Manufacturing Challenges
  • A Scandinavian Perspective