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16th World Medical Nanotechnology Congress, will be organized around the theme “Future Challenges and Advanced Innovations in Nanotechnology”

Medical Nanotechnology 2018 is comprised of keynote and speakers sessions on latest cutting edge research designed to offer comprehensive global discussions that address current issues in Medical Nanotechnology 2018

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Nanomedicine is the next wave of advancements in the healthcare space. The nanotechnology revolution is now enabling novel approaches to address the major problems in modern medicine, leading to the emergence of nanomedicine as a new paradigm for diagnosis and therapy, according to experts.

  • Track 1-1Novel Optoelectronic Devices
  • Track 1-2DNA polyhedra
  • Track 1-3Nano Arrays for Advanced Diagnostics
  • Track 1-4Cellular based Therapy
  • Track 1-5Cellular based Therapy
  • Track 1-6Nanotechnology future applications
  • Track 1-7Nanotechnology based Imaging Technologies
  • Track 1-8Nanomedicne and Nanoemulsions
  • Track 1-9Nanomedicne and Nanocapsules
  • Track 1-10Nanodiamond devices
  • Track 1-11Nano-Mechanisms for Molecular Systems
  • Track 1-12Nano-Bio Interfaces

The ability of DNA to self–assemble into a variety of nanostructures and Nano machines is highlighted in a growing number of papers in Nature Nanotechnology. The appeal of DNA to nanoscientists is threefold: first, it is a natural nanoscale material; second, a large number of techniques for studying DNA are already available; and third, its ability to carry information can be exploited in the self–assembly process. DNA is also increasingly being used to organize other nanomaterial’s, and the related field of RNA nanotechnology is beginning to emerge. All this can be seen in the articles below.

  • Track 2-1Properties of nucleic acids
  • Track 2-2Structural DNA nanotechnology
  • Track 2-3Dynamic DNA nanotechnology
  • Track 2-4Structural and Sequence designing
  • Track 2-5DNA origami
  • Track 2-6Three-dimensional arrays
  • Track 2-7Design of Nanodrugs

The fast development of the Nanodevices is driving the world through the roadways of improvement in different sections of science and innovation. The Nano devices &Nano frameworks have brought a colossal change of mankind with its Nano way of life gadgets. The examination includes in brilliant sensors and savvy conveyance frameworks, demonstrating and reproduction alongside the organically enlivened gadgets which are expected to move at a gigantic development of 34% CAGR and the anticipated development of the Nano switches and Optical-biosensors is up to $58.9% billion increment before the end of 2018 by enrolling a sound CAGR of 20.7%.Around the world making the world's focus the exploration territories of Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology.

  • Track 3-1 Nanorobotics and nanomanufacturing
  • Track 3-2Nano-Optics
  • Track 3-3 Spintronics
  • Track 3-4Emerging device challenges in futuristic nanoelectronics
  • Track 3-5Nanodiamond devices
  • Track 3-6Microfluidics & Microfabrication
  • Track 3-7Nano MEMS

Nanotechnology could be strategically implemented in new developing drug delivery systems that can expand drug markets. Such a plan would be applied to drugs selected for full-scale development based on their safety and efficacy data, but which fail to reach clinical development because of poor bio pharmacological properties. The new drug delivery methods are expected to enable pharmaceutical companies to reformulate existing drugs on the market, thereby extending the lifetime of products and enhancing the performance of drugs by increasing effectiveness, safety and patient adherence, and ultimately reducing healthcare costs.

  • Track 4-1Thin film drug delivery
  • Track 4-2Retrometabolic drug design
  • Track 4-3Bovine submaxillary mucin coatings
  • Track 4-4Drug carrier
  • Track 4-5Drug delivery to the brain
  • Track 4-6Neural drug delivery systems
  • Track 4-7Acoustic targeted drug delivery
  • Track 4-8Self-microemulsifying drug delivery system
  • Track 4-9Magnetic drug delivery
  • Track 4-10Asymmetric membrane capsule

The improvement of nanomaterials and nanotechnology has acquired another time the field of Nano prescription. The use of the Nano medicine in the diverse fields of solution are offering humankind for the leap forward in medication conveyance, some assistance with blooding cleansing, tissue designing growth furthermore related fields of drug. The business sector examination says that the Nano medicine deals for the disease conclusion has crossed $7.1billion in 2009 and with more than 230 organizations in Nano informatics and 45 items worldwide of Nano bio-innovation at least $4.6 billion in innovative work is been contributed each year. More than 490 colleges of Nano solution around the globe and around 54 commercial ventures in India are doing research in medication conveyance and biomedical instrumentation. Almost $9,600 million is been supported on this task. Tissue building is the Present exploration which is concentrated by the United Kingdom.

  • Track 5-1 Chemotherapy
  • Track 5-2Nano materials for cancer diagnosis and therapy
  • Track 5-3 Nanotheranostics for Cancer
  • Track 5-4RNA Nanotechnology for Cancer treatment
  • Track 5-5Target based drug delivery
  • Track 5-6Nano colloids
  • Track 5-7 DNA nanorobots

This review will discuss polymer matrix based Nano composites with exfoliated clay being one of the key modifications. While the reinforcement aspects of nanocomposites are the primary area of interest, a number of other properties and potential applications are important including barrier properties, flammability resistance, electrical/electronic properties, membrane properties, polymer blend compatibilization. An important consideration in this review involves the comparison of properties of nanoscale dimensions relative to larger scale dimensions.

  • Track 6-1Bio-hybrid nanofibres
  • Track 6-2Bio-hybrid polymer nanotubes
  • Track 6-3 silicon nanospheres
  • Track 6-4 Nanocarbon tubes
  • Track 6-5Electroactive polymers
  • Track 6-6Copolymer
  • Track 6-7 Biopolymer
  • Track 6-8Nanocomposite

Two decades of Nano toxicology research has shown that the interactions between nanomaterial’s and cells, animals, humans and the environment are remarkably complex. Researchers are still trying to understand in detail how the physical, chemical and other properties of nanomaterial’s influence these interactions, and thus determine the ultimate impact of nanomaterial’s on health and the environment. And as new nanomaterials are developed, and animal testing is reduced, computational methods are becoming increasingly important for prioritizing safety studies. There is also an on-going debate about the regulation of nanomaterials. Nature Nanotechnology has published articles on all these topics and this web focus on Nano toxicology contains links to all of them.

  • Track 7-1 Coatings and Charges
  • Track 7-2 Genotoxicity
  • Track 7-3Cytotoxicity
  • Track 7-4fullerene toxicity
  • Track 7-5fullerene toxicity
  • Track 7-6Biodistribution
  • Track 7-7 nano-visualisation
  • Track 7-8 Xenobiotech
  • Track 7-9Nanomedicine and Toxicology

Scaffold-based tissue engineering approaches have been under investigation for more than 30 years now and many different techniques have been developed in order to engineer various tissues of the body. Some of them have been translated from bench to bedside, yet many are still under intensive examination. Biodegradable scaffolds applied in tissue engineering aim to temporarily substitute for the extracellular matrix and its complex biological functions during the regeneration and/or remodeling period, and are subsequently degraded and replaced by new tissue.

  • Track 8-1 Liquid-based template assembly
  • Track 8-2Bioartificial organs
  • Track 8-3 Artificial bone marrow
  • Track 8-4Artificial bone
  • Track 8-5 bone Tissue-engineered vessels
  • Track 8-6Oral mucosa tissue engineering
  • Track 8-7 Artificial pancreas
  • Track 8-8 Nanofiber self-assembly
  • Track 8-9Bioartificial organs

Health and Environmental Safety of Nano materials addresses considerations regarding the impact of nanomaterial’s on the atmosphere and human health, and examines the security of specific nanomaterial’s. Understanding the distinctive chemical and physical properties of nanostructures has diode to several developments within the applications of nanocomposite materials. Whereas these materials have applications during a Brobdingnagian vary of areas, their potential for toxicity should be completely understood.

  • Track 9-1 Nanotechnology in pollution prevention
  • Track 9-2Nanotechnology for water - Challenges and solutions
  • Track 9-3Ethical and social issues
  • Track 9-4Regulation of nanotechnology
  • Track 9-5Risks of nanotechnology
  • Track 9-6Nanotechnology in Ozone deplition

Nanotechnology will be utilized for Detection, Diagnostics, Therapeutics and Monitoring. Themes like Nanotechnology based Imaging Technologies and Lab-on-a-Chip Point of Care Diagnostics, Advanced Nano-Bio-Sensor Technologies, Implantable Nano sensors, Nano Arrays for Advanced Diagnostics and Therapy, Invasive Therapy Technologies and Cellular based Therapy might be talked about.

  • Track 10-1nanotechnology and nanosensors
  • Track 10-2nanoparticles, nanodrugs and Nanomaterials
  • Track 10-3nanobiotechnology and nanobiopharmaceutics
  • Track 10-4Quantum nanoscience
  • Track 10-5Bionanoscience
  • Track 10-6Nanobiopharmaceutics and Nanobiotechnology
  • Track 10-7 toxicity and environmental impact of nanoscale materials

Nano BioTechnology is the system of engineering principles with relation to molecular functions and nano mechanismsMedical Nanotechnology is the application of technical aspects to biological process that includes Nano medicines, Tissue Growing Nanostructures, Cell interactions with nano particles etc. Revolutionary opportunities and future scope of nanotechnology are gaining its utmost importance in nano life sciences.

  • Track 11-1 Cell interactions with nano particles
  • Track 11-2Revolutionary opportunities and future scope of nanotechnology
  • Track 11-3Tissue Growing Nanostructures
  • Track 11-4Nano-Mechanisms for Molecular Systems
  • Track 11-5Functional Nanomaterials
  • Track 11-6 Nanocarbon tubes
  • Track 11-7Copolymer & Biopolymer

Nano pharmaceuticals such as liposomes, quantum dots, dendrimers, carbon nanotubes and polymeric nanoparticles have brought considerable changes in drug delivery and the medical system. Nano pharmaceuticals offer a great benefit for the patients in comparison with the conventional drugs.  There are several advantages of these drugs such as enhanced oral bioavailability, improved dose proportionality, enhanced solubility and dissolution rate, suitability for administration and reduced food effects.

  • Track 12-1Nanopharmaceuticals and nanotechnology
  • Track 12-2Nanostructures in Pharmaceuticals
  • Track 12-3Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Track 12-4Nanobiosensors and Biochips
  • Track 12-5Microfludics
  • Track 12-6Quantum Dots for Biomarkers
  • Track 12-7Nano Drug Delivery
  • Track 12-8 Biopharmaceutical Nanotechnology
  • Track 12-9Nanopharmaceuticals & Its Industrial Applications
  • Track 12-10Applied Nanomaterials in Pharmaceutical Industries

Nanotechnology is the science which deals with the processes that occur at molecular level and of Nano length scale size. The major studies in the nanotechnology include nanosized particles, their function and behaviour with respect to other systems. The tremendous capabilities of nanoparticles have changed the perspective and scope of nanotechnology towards development into an adjuvant field for the remaining fields of life sciences. Nanotechnology is the ability to understand and control materials at the very smallest scales, from around 100 nm to the dimensions of single atoms; At this Nano scale the properties of these nanosized particles are vary from the conventional medicines.

  • Track 13-1Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology based Systems
  • Track 13-2Characterization of Pharmaceutical Nanotools
  • Track 13-3Engineering of Pharmaceutical Nanosystems
  • Track 13-4Applications of Pharmaceutical Nanotools
  • Track 13-5Challenges to Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology
  • Track 13-6Future Prospects of Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology

Nano ethics is the study ethical and social implications of nanotechnologies. It is an emerging but controversial field. Nano ethics is a debatable field. As the research is increasing on Nano medicine, there are certain regulations to increase their efficacy and address the associated safety issues. Other issues in Nano ethics include areas like research ethics, environment, global equity, economics, politics, national security, education, life extension and space exploration.

  • Track 14-1Regulatory perspective on the developement of nanomedicines
  • Track 14-2Nanomedicines in the market
  • Track 14-3Regulatory development for “next-generation”of nanomedicines

Nanotechnology refers to a broad range of tools, techniques and applications that simply involve particles on the approximate size scale of a few to hundreds of nanometers in diameter. Particles of this size have some unique physicochemical and surface properties that lend themselves to novel uses. Indeed, advocates of nanotechnology suggest that this area of research could contribute to solutions for some of the major problems we face on the global scale such as ensuring a supply of safe drinking water for a growing population, as well as addressing issues in medicine, energy, and agriculture.

  • Track 15-1Wastewater Treatment
  • Track 15-2 Modified photocatalysts
  • Track 15-3Carbon nanocompounds
  • Track 15-4metallic nanoparticles
  • Track 15-5Naturally occurring material the case of zeolites
  • Track 15-6 Metals, bimetallic nanoparticles and mixed oxides
  • Track 15-7Nanomaterials and membrane filtration
  • Track 15-8 Application of Nanotechnology in Water and wastewater treatment
  • Track 15-9Water Treatment
  • Track 15-10 Nanotechnology and human health

Nano materials are characterized as materials with no less than one outside measurement in the size extent from around 1-100 nanometers. Nanoparticles are items with each of the three outside measurements at the Nano scale. Nanoparticles that are normally happening (e.g., volcanic powder, ash from woodland fires) or are the accidental side effects of ignition procedures (e.g., welding, diesel motors) are generally physically and synthetically heterogeneous and frequently termed ultrafine particles. Built nanoparticles are deliberately delivered and planned with particular properties identified with shape, size, surface properties and science. These properties are reflected in mist concentrates, colloids, or powders. Regularly, the conduct of nanomaterials might depend more on surface region than molecule arrangement itself. World interest for nanomaterials will rise more than more than two times to $5.5 billion in 2016. NanotubesNano clays and quantum dabs will be the quickest developing sorts. The vitality stockpiling and era and development markets will offer the best development prospects. China, India and the US will lead picks up among countries.This study dissects the $2 billion world nanomaterial industry. It presents recorded interest information for the years 2001, 2006 and 2011, and gauges for 2016 and 2021 by material (e.g., metal oxides, chemicals and polymers, metals, nanotubes), market (e.g., social insurance, gadgets, vitality era and capacity, development), world area and for 15 nations.

  • Track 16-1 Biosensors, Diagnostics and Imaging
  • Track 16-2Nanoparticles Synthesis and Applications
  • Track 16-3Thin Films Modeling, Scale Effects, Nanostructured Thin Films
  • Track 16-4Inorganic/Organic Nanomaterials
  • Track 16-5Semiconductors, Metals, Ceramics, Polymers
  • Track 16-6Graphene, Fullerenes, Carbon Nanotubes, Low-dimension Nanostructures
  • Track 16-7 Nanostructured Coatings, Surfaces and Membranes
  • Track 16-8Food Technology
  • Track 16-9 Nanotech Detector for Heart Attacks

Nanotechnology is a powerful tool for combating cancer and is being put to use in other applications that may reduce pollution, energy consumption, greenhouse gas emissions, and help prevent diseases. NCI's Alliance for Nanotechnology in Cancer is working to ensure that nanotechnologies for cancer applications are developed responsibly.  As with any new technology, the safety of nanotechnology is continuously being tested. The small size, high reactivity, and unique tensile and magnetic properties of nanomaterials—the same properties that drive interest in their biomedical and industrial applications—have raised concerns about implications for the environment, health, and safety (EHS).

  • Track 17-1 Health implications of nanoparticles
  • Track 17-2Engineering Controls
  • Track 17-3Local exhaust ventilation (LEV)
  • Track 17-4Chemical fume hood (CFH)
  • Track 17-5 Filtration
  • Track 17-6Managing the Health and Safety Concerns Associated with Engineered Nanomaterials
  • Track 17-7Potential Health Concerns
  • Track 17-8Potential Safety Concerns

Development of Nanotechnology and creating of Nano materials opened new perspectives for a number of areas of industry. These materials explain enlarged strength, toughness, biocompatibility, and can ensure higher service properties, reliability and systems.

  • Track 18-1Nanochemistry and Nano Computational
  • Track 18-2Density functional theory (DFT)
  • Track 18-3Interaction; PDOS; TiO2 supported Au overlayer
  • Track 18-4hybrid nanostructures

Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are allotropes of carbon with a cylindrical nanostructure. These cylindrical carbon molecules have unusual properties, which are valuable for nanotechnology, electronics, optics and other fields of materials science and technology. Owing to the material's exceptional strength and stiffness, nanotubes have been constructed with length-to-diameter ratio of up to 132,000,000:1, significantly larger than for any other material. In addition, owing to their extraordinary thermal conductivity, mechanical, and electrical properties, carbon nanotubes find applications as additives to various structural materials. For instance, nanotubes form a tiny portion of the material(s) in some (primarily carbon fibre) baseball bats, golf clubs, car parts or Damascus steel.

  • Track 19-1Carbon nanotubes (CNTs)
  • Track 19-2List of software for nanostructures modeling
  • Track 19-3Timeline of carbon nanotubes
  • Track 19-4Selective chemistry of single-walled nanotubes
  • Track 19-5Organic semiconductor
  • Track 19-6Nitrogen-doped carbon nanotube
  • Track 19-7Carbon nanotube chemistry
  • Track 19-8Vertically aligned carbon nanotube arrays
  • Track 19-9Carbon nanoparticles
  • Track 19-10Carbon nanoparticles
  • Track 19-11Synthesis of carbon nanotubes
  • Track 19-12Extreme carbon nanotubes
  • Track 19-13Types of carbon nanotubes and related structures
  • Track 19-14Boron nitride nanotube

Nano electronics holds few answers for how we might increase the capabilities of electronics devices when we reduce their weight and power consumption. Nano electronics and technology are widely used in all aspects of modern life. Life Safety, Healthcare, Transportation, Computing, Energy and Telecommunications are some of the major fields benefiting from the growth of Nano electronic applications.

  • Track 20-1Approaches to Nanoelectronics
  • Track 20-2Nanofabrication
  • Track 20-3Nanomaterials Electronics
  • Track 20-4Nanoelectronic Devices
  • Track 20-5Novel Optoelectronic Devices
  • Track 20-6Medical Diagnostics
  • Track 20-7hybrid molecular/semiconductor electronics
  • Track 20-8one-dimensional nanotubes/nanowires

One of the most promising applications of nanotechnology is in the field of medicine. Indeed, a whole new field of “nanomedicine” is emerging. Nano medicine has been defined as the monitoring, repair, construction and control of human biological systems at the molecular level using engineered nano devices and nanostructures. It can also be regarded as another implementation of nanotechnology in the field of medical science and diagnostics.

  • Track 21-1 Food and Agriculture
  • Track 21-2 Nanotechnology in Space
  • Track 21-3 Nanotechnology in Construction
  • Track 21-4Nanotechnology in health and hygiene
  • Track 21-5Biopolymers
  • Track 21-6 Medicine
  • Track 21-7 Nanotechnology in Bio-wars

Nano Particles are particles between 1 and 100 nano meters in size. In Nanotechnology, a particle is defined as a small object that behaves as a whole unit with respect to its transport and properties. Particles are further classified according to diameter ,.nanoscale, nanometers,nanopattern,nanoparticle characterization and applications.

·          Nanoscale

·          Nanometres

·          Nonpattern

·          Nanoparticle characterization and applications

  • Track 22-1Surface coating for biological applications
  • Track 22-2 Nanoscale and Nanometre
  • Track 22-3Medicinal applications
  • Track 22-4 Nonpattern and Nanoparticle characterization and applications

Nanophotonics and plasmonics is the study of light at the nanometre-scale. Light can only be focused to a spot roughly half its wavelength in size (a few hundred nanometers for visible light). This limit can be surpassed by coupling light to electrons at the surface of a metal and creating surface plasmons. Plasmons in sub-nm cavities can enable chemical processes within plasmonic hotspots. Here the authors use surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy to track hot-electron-induced chemical reduction processes in aromatic molecules, thus enabling observation of redox processes at the single-molecule level.

  • Track 23-1Nanophotonics plasmons and Plasmon-Polaritons
  • Track 23-2 science of plasmonics
  • Track 23-3Excitation Surface-Plasmon Polaritons with Light
  • Track 23-4Surface-Plasmon is Excited at the Metal/Air Interface
  • Track 23-5Dependence on Film Thickness
  • Track 23-6Current Use of the Surface Plasmon Resonance Technique

Nanomagnetism is the area of research in physics, which deals with the magnetic properties of objects that have at least one dimension in the nanoscopic range. Nanomagnetism includes in its scope the study of properties and applications of the magnetism of isolated nanoparticles, nanodots, nanowires, thin films and multilayers, and also macroscopic samples that contain nanoscopic particles. Materials that contain particles, films, and other structures in the nanometric scale are often described as nanostructured materials. Objects with dimensions from 100 to 1,000 nm are usually described as mesoscopic; although our focus in the present work is on magnetic properties of objects of nanoscopic dimension, we will also consider the behavior of objects of mesoscopic size. Nanomagnetism has many practical applications, from geology to magnetic recording, from ferrofluids used in loudspeakers to small particles used in The Basis of Nanomagnetism medicine, that can be directed to specific organs and tissues, either for drug delivery or for the application of the technique of magnetic hyperthermia Magnetic nanoparticles are present in many rocks and soils. The alignment of their magnetic moments under the influence of the geomagnetic field allows the study of the evolution of Earth’s magnetism and the determination of their age; this alignment can also inform on past anthropic activities.

  • Track 24-1Nano-Bio Interfaces
  • Track 24-2cooperative magnetism
  • Track 24-3 Size effects in magnetism
  • Track 24-4Magnetic oxides
  • Track 24-5Intermetallics
  • Track 24-6Core/shell architectures
  • Track 24-7Spontaneously formed magnetic composites

New nanotechnology consumer products are coming on the market at the rate of three to four per week, a finding based on the latest update to the nanotechnology consumer product inventory maintained by the Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies (PEN).One of the new items among the more than 600 products now in the inventory is Swiss dent Nanowhitening Toothpaste with “calcium peroxides, in the form of nano-particles.” Today, in testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science & Transportation, PEN Project ,cited Ace Silver Plus—another of the nine nano toothpastes in the inventory—as an example of the upsurge in nanotechnology consumer products in stores. The hearing marks the start of U.S. Senate debate on the future direction of the annual $1.5 billion federal investment in nanotechnology research and development (R&D).The number of consumer products using nanotechnology has grown from 212 to 609 since PEN launched the world’s first online inventory of manufacturer-identified nanotech goods in March 2006. Health and fitness items, which include cosmetics and sunscreens, represent 60 percent of inventory products.

  • Track 25-1Nanophase Technologies Corporation
  • Track 25-2Altair Nanotechnologies
  • Track 25-3Carbon Nanotechnologies
  • Track 25-4Nanometrics
  • Track 25-5Nanophase Technologies Corporation
  • Track 25-6Nanoscale Corporation
  • Track 25-7Nanoworld AG Oxford Instruments

Nanoelectronics are so small that several hundred such devices would fit in the period at the end of this sentence. Laboratory versions made of silicon nanowires can detect disease biomarkers and even single virus cells, or record heart cells as they beat. Lieber’s team also has integrated nanoelectronics  into living tissues in three dimensions — creating a “cyborg tissue.” One obstacle to the practical, long-term use of these devices is that they typically fall apart within weeks or days when implanted. In the current study, the researchers set out to make them much more stable.

  • Track 26-1disease biomarkers
  • Track 26-2nanotechnology in electronic components.
  • Track 26-3hybrid molecular/semiconductor electronics
  • Track 26-4Nanofabrication
  • Track 26-5Nanomaterials Electronics
  • Track 26-6Quantum Computers and Medical Diagnostics

Green nanotechnology refers to the use of nanotechnology to enhance the environmental sustainability of processes producing negative externalities. It also refers to the use of the products of nanotechnology to enhance sustainability. It includes making green nano-products and using nano-products in support of sustainability.Green nanotechnology has been described as the development of clean technologies, "to minimize potential environmental and human health risks associated with the manufacture and use of nanotechnology products, and to encourage replacement of existing products with new nano-products that are more environmentally friendly throughout their lifecycle.

  • Track 27-1Green Nanotechnology Challenges And Opportunities
  • Track 27-2Meeting Characterization Challenges to Support Greener Nanomaterials and Nanomanufacturing
  • Track 27-3Nanotechnology Innovation and Governance
  • Track 27-4Advancing Greener Nanomanufacturing
  • Track 27-5 Additive processes and Greener Nanomaterial Production.
  • Track 27-6Moving from “Natural Enemies” to “Partners for Nature

Nanoelectromechanical systems (NEMS) are a class of devices integrating electrical and mechanical functionality on the nanoscale. NEMS form the logical next miniaturization step from so-called microelectromechanical systems, or MEMS devices. NEMS typically integrate transistor-like nano electronics with mechanical actuators, pumps, or motors, and may thereby form physical, biological, and chemical sensors. The name derives from typical device dimensions in the nanometer range, leading to low mass, high mechanical resonance frequencies, potentially large quantum mechanical effects such as zero point motion, and a high surface-to-volume ratio useful for surface-based sensing mechanisms. Uses include accelerometers, or detectors of chemical substances in the air.

  • Track 28-1Nanoelectrochemical Systems on CMOS
  • Track 28-2Nanoscale Integrated Sensors
  • Track 28-3Breath diagnostics for detection of lung cancer
  • Track 28-4Breath diagnostics for detection of asthma, COPD is possioble

THINC-PV2 is aimed at gathering scientists engaged in research and development in solar cell technologies and will cover the latest developments in this field, such as silicon-based materialschalcogenidesemiconductors ,nanostructures organicmaterials dye-sensitized photoelectrochemical cells,hybrid solar cells.

  • Track 29-1Nanostructures Obtained Using Electric Discharges
  • Track 29-2Graphite Films Deposited on Metal Surface by Pulsed Electrical Discharge Machining
  • Track 29-3Thin-Film Photovoltaic Devices
  • Track 29-4Structural and Physical Properties of thin Films

In the area of energy generation, the greatest application of nanotechnology seems to be in the area of efficiently harnessing solar energy using PV cells. Efficient PV system has a lot of potentials for overcoming the energy supply challenges in developing countries. It is very convenient for powering street lights and for charging inverters which are becoming a very good alternative to the usual fossil fuel powered electric generators predominantly used presently to augment the epileptic power supply in developing countries.

PV cells are made out of semiconducting materials such as crystalline silicon which is presently considered the most efficient material. When the light of the right bandgap energy hits the cells, they absorb solar radiation in form of photon which knocks out electrons in the silicon.

  • Track 30-1Application of Nanotechnologies in the Energy Sector
  • Track 30-2Nanostructured heat protection layers for gas turbines
  • Track 30-3High temperature superconducters for motors and generators in ships
  • Track 30-4Nano-optimized fuel cells for automobiles and transport vehicles
  • Track 30-5Nanomembranes for separation of carbon-dioxide in (CCS) power plants
  • Track 30-6Nanocrystalline magnetic materials for efficient components in current transformation and supply
  • Track 31-1 Fundamental Science of Graphene and 2D Materials Beyond Graphene,
  • Track 31-2Graphene-related health and environment research
  • Track 31-3Application of Graphene in biomedical area
  • Track 31-4Applications of graphene in energy, including photovoltaics, energy storage, fuel cells and hydrogen storage
  • Track 31-5Applications of graphene and related 2D materials in electronics/ Flexible Electronics, photonics, spintronics, Optoelectronics and sensors
  • Track 31-6Graphene-based nanocomposites: recent scientific studies and applications
  • Track 31-7Chemistry and biology studies of graphene
  • Track 31-8Large scale graphene production and Characterization,
  • Track 31-9Graphene modification and functionalization,
  • Track 31-10Growth, synthesis techniques and integration methods,
  • Track 31-11Graphene: Innovation and commercialization