The Spain Area awarded at nano tech 2011 nanotechnology exhibition (Tokyo, Japan)

Madrid (Spain): March 01, 2011

The Phantoms Foundation and the Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade (ICEX), in cooperation with the Embassy of Spain (Economic and Commercial Office) in Tokyo brought a nanoscience and nanotechnology Spain Area at nano tech 2011, world's largest annual international nanotechnology exhibition, held from February 16 to 18, 2011 at Tokyo Big Sight (Tokyo, Japan).

The Spain Area was distinguished with the “Special Award”. The reason of the award, as mentioned during the nanotech award 2011 ceremony:
twelve organizations, including seven private companies and national research institutions, exhibiting in the Area, four organizations already have offices for distribution, state of the art of nanotechnology development in Spain, actively promoted for commercialization in Japan.

At the Spain Area, nanoscience and nanotechnology companies, science and technology research centers and industry associations presented innovative technologies uses, advances in nanotechnology and projects from Spain under “Spanish Nanoscience and Technological Offer” in order to better integrate the Spanish Science-Technology-Company-Society in Japan and the Global Market.

The Spain Area promoted the “Spanish Nanoscience and Technological Offer", representing the scientific, technological and innovative agents of the country as a whole, to foster relationships with other nano tech 2011 participants, to promote country culture of innovation, to better integrate the Spanish “Science-Technology-Company-Society” system in Japan, to generate and to develop scientific and technological knowledge, to improve competitiveness and to contribute to the economic and social development of Spain.

The Spanish participation grouped Companies and Research Centres providing an outlook of the most
innovative projects and products in various fields of Nanoscience & Nanotechnology.

Participating companies/institutions within the Spain Area:

Phantoms Foundation - www.phantomsnet.net (Coordinator)/ICEX - www.icex.es
AITEX - www.aitex.es
AlphaSIP - www.alphasip.es
CIBER-BBN - www.ciber-bbn.es
CSIC -SPANISH NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL - www.csic.es
GRAnPH Nanotech - www.granphnanotech.com
Institute of Nanoscience of Aragon (INA) - http://ina.unizar.es/index.php
Nanobiomatters Industries S.L. - www.nanobiomatters.com
NANOGAP SUB-NM-POWDER S.A. - www.nanogap.es
Neoker,S.L. - www.neoker.org
TECNAN / L´urederra Technological Centre - www.tecnan-nanomat.es

España Technology for life: http://www.spainbusiness.com
Spain Business (Japan): http://www.spainbusiness.jp
Nano tech 2011: http://www.nanotechexpo.jp/en, http://www.phantomsnet.net/Nanotech2011/

About the Phantoms Foundation: This Non-Profit organisation was established in 2002 (Madrid, Spain) in order to provide high level Management profile to scientific projects. This association plays an important role in the 6th and 7th Framework Programmes as a platform for European funded projects (nanoICT, nanomagma & NanoCODE) to spread excellence amongst a wider audience, and to help in forming new networks.
This Association is now a key actor in structuring and fostering European Excellence in “Nanoscience and Nanotechnology”, having a world leading position in organising conferences, training and dissemination activities in this field.
Contact Information:
-Phantoms Foundation: Dr. Antonio Correia - antonio(at)phantomsnet.net
-Spanish Embassy, Economic and Commercial Office in Tokyo - tokio(at)comercio.mityc.es
1-3-29, Roppongi, Minato-Ku, 106-0032, Tokyo
Tel.: +(81-3)55750431, Fax:+(81-3)55756431

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