25 - 26 SeptemberUppsala Konsert och Kongress (UKK)

Welcome to NanoForum, the annual Nordic conference on nanotechnology, advanced materials, and business opportunities!

Take the opportunity to be a part of forming the future of nanotechnology in the Nordics. Learn about the latest trends and success stories in sessions focusing on entrepreneurship, investments and the latest research in nanotechnology and connect to key executives and world leading scientists speaking at NanoForum.

The program features international high-profile keynote speakers and Nordic stakeholders, who openly share their insights and opinions and discuss important nanotechnology topics. Listen to Prof. Molly Stevens (UK) , Adam de Sola Pool (US) , Prof. James Tour (US), Prof. Maria Strømme (N), Prof. Lars Samuelson (S) and Prof.  Lars Montelius (P) and many more.

This year’s conference is organized by SwedNanoTech and the City of Uppsala.

Exhibition

Get to know what the Nordic region has to offer, all under one roof. We host a lively and friendly exhibition space at the heart of the networking area featuring the companies, technologies, and services from the Nordics. Be sure to secure your company’s space at the center of lively interactions and discussions in the exhibition space.


Networking

The conference brings together the key entrepreneurs, investors, researchers and policymakers in the Nordic Region. A central networking area will offer you an informal meeting space to catch up with attendees, speakers, sponsors, exhibitors and partners throughout coffee breaks and lunch. 


Uppsala style dinner evening

On the 25th an Uppsala style full dinner evening mixing great networking possibilities with entertainment and many surprises at the historical Uppsala Castle starting directly after the first day's program. Johan Wester, one of Sweden's top comedians, will guide you through the evening. Don't miss this!


Nordic-Nanotechnology-Company-of-the-Year-Award

Are you an upcoming nanotech company? Join the Nordic-Nanotechnology-Company-of-the-Year-Award. Nominate candidates to asalie.hartmanis@swednanotech.com


Sponsors

As a sponsor, you can make your mark on the Scandinavian Nanotechnology scene. If you want to get involved as a sponsor, please contact bjorn.lindh@lindhea.se.

How to get there

NanoForum 2017 will take place at Uppsala Konsert och Kongress (UKK) at Vaksala torg 1 in Uppsala, Sweden - only 18 min by train from Stockholm Arlanda Airport. A more detailed description on how to get there can be found here.

Program

25th of September

9.30

Registration and coffee 

10.00

Welcome to NanoForum2017 in Uppsala! - Marlene Burwick, Mayor of Uppsala, and Åsalie Hartmanis, CEO of SwedNanoTech

10.15

Prof. James Tour (US)  - If You Can Make a Nanocar, You Can Make Everything!

11.15

Adam de Sola Pool, Business Angel (US)  - Oxygen, Aspirin or Jewelry – an Investor’s View on Nanotech.

12.00

Lunch and mingle at the exhibition

13.15

Uli Stilz, Vice President at Novo Nordisk (DK)  - Fruitful Collaboration Academy-Industry  

13.30

[To be decided]

14.00

Beneq, A Nanotech Success Story from Finland - Joe Pimenoff (FI)

14.30

Coffee Break and mingle at the exhibition

15.00

Highlights from Swedish Academia

16.00

Nordic-Nanotechnology-Company-of-the-Year Award - Finalist’s Pitches

16.30

Social Event including a city walk

18.00 - 22.30

Uppsala Style Dinner at Uppsala Castle – catching a glimpse of the quintessence of Uppsala with mingling opportunities and entertainment lead by Johan Wester

26th of September

8.30

Introduction Day 2

8.55

Visions for nanotechnology in regenerative medicine - Molly Stevens (UK)

9.40

Enabling the Next Production Revolution – Implications and Strategies for Industry and Policy, OECD - Steffi Friedrich (F/D)

10.20

EU invests in nanotechnology–  Hans Hartman Pedersen (DK), EU Commission

10.35

Coffee Break 

11.05

Panel Discussion – How can the Nordic Region take a leading role in Nanotechnology? 

11.37

Nordic-Nanotechnology-Company-of-the-Year Award

11.50

Wrapping up


(12:00 - AimDay Nanotechnology starts. Registration here)



Photos: www.meruppsala.se

Speakers

Molly Stevens
Professor

Widely regarded as the No. 1 in Nanotechnology in the EU, Nobel Prize candidate with a research focus on regenerative medicine.

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James Tour
Professor

The inventor of the Nano car – the basis for making machines on the nanoscale.

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Lars Samuelson
Professor and Entrepreneur

Nano-wire the technology and the story behind the companies Glo, Sol Voltaics and Hexagem

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Adam de Sola Pool

High-profile business angel from MIT, Boston focusing on Nanotechnology.

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Joe Pimenoff

One of the veterans in the Finnish success story Beneq, now Head of Application Development for Lumineq Displays  

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Dr. Uli Stilz

Vice President at Novo Nordisk 

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Maria Strømme
Professor

High profile professor and entrepreneur and "The Scandinavian crusader of nanotechnology" according to Dagens Industri.

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Lars Montelius
Professor

Director for INL International Iberian Nanotechnology Labratory i Portugal

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