Would you like to learn more about the funding possibilities in Horizon 2020, proposal submission, consortium building or the EU Participant Portal ?

Join us on the European Commission stand at the exhibition. A team of dedicated staff will be there to answer your questions.

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Rokna Maltija – a showcase of Maltese achievements in advanced materials and more.
The organisations featured at the stand are:

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Spinverse is the Nordic leader in innovation consulting, specialized in driving open innovation ecosystems, arranging funding and commercialising emerging technologies. We aim to change both our industry and the world, one innovation at a time.

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24IP Law Group – an international group of advisers in all matters of intellectual property. Our strengths are the quality of work, our efficacy, our responsiveness and our dedication to the interests of our clients. The specialization of the group is within Patent Law, Utility Model Law, Design Law, Trademark Law, Copyright, Competition Law and The Law on Employee Inventions. The services range from Licensing contracts, Cooperation Agreements and Border Seizure Measures to Patent Monitoring. The group operates within the multitude of sectors including: Mechanical Engineering, Process Engineering, Chemical Industry, Biotechnology, Telecommunications, Medical Technology, Technology Transfer, Licensing/ Merchandising and Start-ups

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AMIRES is a consulting company for research, development and innovation projects. The main strength of AMIRES is the creation of new international sustainable partnerships within innovation focused value chains. AMIRES provides mix of complementary services necessary for initiating, planning, executing and managing successful cooperative research, development or innovation projects.
AMIRES activities focus on following strategic fields: Energy Efficiency, Photonics, and Regenerative Medicine and Medical Devices. Within the Photonics domain, AMIRES is actively involved in two pilot line projects – PI-SCALE – open access pilot line service for flexible OLEDs and InSCOPE – open access pilot line service for Hybrid TOLAE.

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Business First assists all enterprises based in Malta, including micro enterprises, SMEs and larger companies and foreign investors wishing to set up in the country.

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Center for BioNano Interactions. The Centre for BioNano Interactions (CBNI) is a multi-disciplinary platform for NanoSafety and NanoMedicine.

The Centre for Bio NanoInteractions is Ireland’s National Platform for BioNanoInteraction science, and draws together specialists from its Universities, Institutes and companies. We are one of the world’s leading Centres of knowledge for bionanointeractions applied to the fields of nanosafety, nanobiology and nanomedicine, and we are pioneering many of the new techniques and approaches in the arena. We have strong links and co-operations with academia, institutions, industry, and governments world-wide.

We seek to set standards through commitment to excellence in research and innovation, blended with caution and attention to detail in the science, and public dissemination.

We appreciate the multilateral responsibilities to promote knowledge, economic development, and above all the advancement of these in a safe and sustainable manner. As such, the Centre is founded on principles of integrity and transparency in all of its activities.

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NanoCanada is a national initiative that brings together the community to stimulate innovation, enhance research and development capacity and stimulate the development of nanotechnology applications in collaboration with industry.

Government of Alberta facilitates strategic relationships and business partnerships in technology industries between Alberta and international partners, and promotes awareness of Alberta and the opportunities the province offers.

Celluforce is the world leader in the commercial production of CelluForce NCCTM a form of Cellulose NanoCrystals (CNC).  Produced from the cellulose in trees, CNC is abundant, renewable and biodegradable.

Interface Fluidics is a micro and nano-fluidics company based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.  We work with the oil and gas industry to optimize operating conditions and additives to maximize oil production and reduce risk of formation damage.

Our high-temperature high-pressure microfluidic platform allows us to operate at reservoir relevant conditions, and screen products and operating conditions 100 times faster and 90% cheaper than traditional methods.

We have two product lines, reservoir fluid characterization using microfluidic porous networks, and Pressure-Volume-Temperature (PVT) measurements.  Reservoir-On-A-Chip is the fastest and most accurate method for measuring how any fluid behaves in the reservoir.  With our microfluidic PVT methods we are able to measure viscosity, diffusion, minimum miscibility pressure, and phase behaviour of any liquid.

We work with chemistry providers, oil and gas companies, and research organizations to provide the fastest, most cost effective access to critical decision-making data.



Reservoir-On-A-Chip: High-Pressure High-Temperature characterization for the oil and gas and chemical industries.

Microfludic PVT Measurement: Miniaturizing traditional PVT devices has allowed Interface to provide traditional PVT measurements 100 times faster and 90% cheaper than traditional methods.


We are looking to meet:

  • Researchers in chemical or oil and gas companies
  • Microfluidic device manufacturers
  • Researchers in academic institutions



Stuart Kinnear, CEO

+1 (403) 816-4315


Interface Fluidics

Suite 4-087

11421 Saskatchewan Drive NW

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

T6G 2M9


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M-ERA.NET is an EU funded network which has been established to support and increase the coordination of European research programmes and related funding in materials science and engineering.
M-ERA.NET started in 2012 under the FP7 scheme and continues from 2016 to 2021 under the Horizon 2020 scheme as a network of 41 public funding organisations, including 29 national and 12 regional organisations, from 28 European and non-European countries. As a core activity, a series of joint calls for transnational RTD projects are implemented. These calls offer the European RTD community an opportunity to access coordinated funding across Europe and to gain access to leading knowledge world-wide.
The M-ERA.NET consortium contributes to the restructuring of the European Research Area (ERA) by operating as a single innovative and flexible network of funding organisations.

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The University of Twente has strong research focus on nanotechnology, ICT, medical technology and governance. Top-notch smart materials and advanced manufacturing research is conducted within the Science-based Engineering Programme and the MESA+ institute for nanotechnology. Amongst the world’s largest nano-research hubs, MESA+ hosts state-of-the-art NanoLab open-access infrastructure including cleanroom for micro- nanofabrication, characterization and analysis facilities, and a BioNanoLab. Scientists at the University closely collaborate with industry, securing research’s industrial and societal relevance. For example, the Fraunhofer Project Centre for ‘Design and Production Engineering in Complex High-Tech Systems’ serves high-tech industry through R&D at all TRLs.

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NANOLEAP (H2020 project 646397) aims at the development of a coordinated network of specialized pilot lines for the production of nanocomposite based products for different civil infrastructure and building applications, enabling the progress of the product to next steps of technology deployment such as installation of industrial lines and enter in the commercialization stage.

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The Nanotechnology Industries Association (NIA) is the leading voice of the nanotechnology industries. We support the development of nano-innovations that improve the lives of consumers, preserve our environment and advance our world.  NIA members include industry of all sizes, national and international associations, public bodies, service providers and research organisations.  We support members within all regulatory aspects of nanotech; responding to consultations, present within sector and expert committees, part of EC projects and ensuring that members are prepared for current and future regulatory requirements.  We also network and promote members across the nanotechnology spectrum; creating innovation opportunities in new sectors and bringing the right skills together for business and scientific development.

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The Bavarian Research Alliance (BayFOR) is a private organisation promoting Bavaria as a location for science and innovation within the European Research Area. BayFOR supports and advises scientists from Bavarian universities and stakeholders from the private sector on European research, development and innovation funds. BayFOR is a partner institution in the Bavarian Research and Innovation Agency and is supported by the Bavarian State Ministry of Education, Science and the Arts.

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EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation. The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation is a unique venture between the European Commission and the Japanese Government. It is a non-profit organisation established as an affiliate of the Institute of International Studies and Training (IIST). It aims at promoting all forms of industrial, trade and investment cooperation between the EU and Japan and at improving EU and Japanese companies’ competitiveness and cooperation by facilitating exchanges of experience and know-how between EU and Japanese businesses.

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NanoLabNL is the Dutch national facility for nanotechnology research. Our aim is to build up, maintain and provide a coherent and accessible infrastructure for nanotechnology research and innovation in the Netherlands. NanoLabNL offers the use of its facilities and expertise to universities, research institutes, start-ups and industry at 4 locations in the Netherlands.

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NanoNextNL is a Dutch national nano/microtechnology research and innovation programme in which Academia, industry and knowledge institutes collaborate to accelerate the creation of durable economic and societal value. The consortium consists of 130 partners with a budget of 251 million euros for a timeframe of 5 years.

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AMO GmbH provides research and development services in its location in Aachen, Germany. AMO’s main intention is to close the innovation gap between basic research and industrial applications. R&D activities are focused on demonstrating nanotechnologies for information technology, biotechnology, photonics and sensor systems. AMO runs a 350 m² cleanroom with key enabling technologies such as nanolithography, pattern transfer and (atomically) thin film deposition. AMO’s research team has substantial experience in nano- and microfabrication, nanoelectronics, optoelectronics and graphene and 2D materials. AMO furthermore offers services in consulting, prototyping and fabrication of nanostructures

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Nanobay.com is an online platform dedicated to micro-and nanotechnology products, services, contract research, investment, news and events. Nanobay’s visitors are scientists, researchers, business people, government, academia, and enthusiasts. Nanobay.com offers a stage for international visibility and provides services including answers on technical questions or finding the right partners, suppliers, products, services or technology for companies or institutes. Register for free under www.nanobay.com

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The NanoMicroMaterialsPhotonics.NRW state cluster is a public service body. It was set up in 2009 as part of the excellence initiative organised by the North Rhine-Westphalia state government aimed at consolidating NRW’s position in the field of key enabling technologies (KETs).
The cluster represents the interests of its stakeholders and acts as a network for organisations from industry and commerce, science and politics, for example by organising trade congresses, joint trade fair booths, or by initiating workshops on selected topic areas. The cluster links the knowledge innovation community with NRW´s economy and offers a bridge to policy makers.

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Alliance for Science Münster was created to improve the conditions for research development and commercialisation, by the two universities and the city of Münster. Nanobioanalytics is one of four strategic topics selected by the “Alliance” to raise the profile of Münster as a city of science and lifestyle. Thereby research and economic development are working hand in hand. In addition investments in infrastructure like the Center for Nanotechnology (CeNTech) and the Nano-Bioanalytik-Zentrum (NBZ) have been co-financed with several million of Euros.  At present, in Münster and the Münsterland about 30 companies are involved in Nanobioanalytics employing approximately 1000 people.

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Coatema Coating Machinery GmbH. Coatema Coating Machinery offers a full range of equipment and R&D for coating, printing and laminating plants for Roll-to-Roll and Sheet-to-Sheet applications.

Our second generation family owned business has over 40 years of experience in the textile, foil and paper markets and offers lab, pilot and production lines for these sectors.

Coatema has been the market leader for 15 years in the pilot line sector with innovative technologies for batteries, fuel cells and printed electronics.

A focus on high tech markets, world class service support and one of the most versatile R&D center in the world for coating, printing and laminating enables Coatema to offer complete laboratory to fabrication (Lab-to-Fab) technologies.

In addition to the established sectors of vertically integrated machine engineering, Coatema is continuously active in German and European research projects and organizes an international coating symposium every year in Dormagen.

As a global acting SME Coatema has a worldwide distribution network and serves all growth markets with their products.

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AEROGELEX is a start-up with a vision to develop the overall biopolymer aerogel market and industry network. It compliments NanoHybrids’ (H2020-NMP-PILOTS-2015) main objective; which is to develop a new generation of nanoporous organic aerogels for applications other than thermal insulation on a pilot scale (TRL 6/7). At present, AEROGELEX is the only source of biopolymer aerogels on a pilot scale for nutrition, pharmaceutical and life science applications.

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SmartNanoTox is a EU Horizon2020 project aiming to develop novel tools for the nanomaterial toxicity assessment based on the mechanistic understanding of the interaction of nanomaterial with living organisms. The project employs in vivo, in vitro and silico tools to identify in vivo pulmonary toxicity pathways as well as their molecular initiating events, and to relate the latter to the properties of nanomaterials. The main outcomes of the project are a database of bionano interactions, methods for post-uptake characterisation of nanomaterials, and descriptions of pulmonary adverse outcome pathways caused by exposure to nanomaterials.

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CzechInvest, the Investment and Business Development Agency of the Czech Republic, aims to advise and support entrepreneurs and foreign investors free of charge. Founded by the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the agency contributes to attracting foreign investment and developing domestic companies through its services and development programmes.

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The Technology Centre of the CAS is a leading national institution for the support of international research and development cooperation. Its activities include significant support for creation and development of small innovation businesses and technology transfers. Technology Centre CAS coordinates a consortium to represent the Czech Republic in the Enterprise Europe Network.

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FRAUNHOFER ISC – Inside and on top material solutions by Fraunhofer ISC: industry-oriented materials solutions including profound analytics, materials development and processing as well as modern technology for upscaling and upgrading.
In the EU-funded project CoPilot the ISC and partners have established an open access pilot line ecosystem to support companies with bottom-up synthesis up to kg scale, modification, functionalization as well as dispersion of nanoparticles in different upscaling stages. We provide novel materials  including a wide range of multifunctional coatings, that can be adapted according to customer demands.

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Carl Padberg Zentrifugenbau GmbH (CEPA), with over 90 years of experience, is in high demand internationally as a supplier of centrifuge technology and centrifuges for both the metal cutting industry and the chemical and pharmaceutical industry. Our  customers  and  partners  include car  manufacturers  and  their  suppliers, chemical and pharmaceutical companies, mid-corporates,  research  institutions and universities. For all the diversity of the challenges encountered in these areas of application, CEPA centrifuges always deliver high performance, reliability and supreme quality.

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Ioniqa Technologies is a Dutch high-tech chemical company founded as a spin-off from the Eindhoven University of Technology and Dutch Polymer Institute. It specializes in the development of Magnetic Smart Processes, i.e., Magnetic Smart Materials and Separation Processes. These materials are based on nanoparticles and are part of a novel class of smart materials that reversibly change their properties when a magnetic field is applied. Magnetic Smart Materials are essential in Ioniqa’s game-changing technology for infinite PET plastics recycling. In this process, waste streams are recycled to high-grade PET raw materials, which enables a circular and sustainable economy.

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Sonaxis has been manufacturing ultrasound probes (high frequency, single element, linear and matrix phased array probes) for Non-Destructive Testing since 2002 and is ISO 9001 : 2008 certified.
With our in-house designers and manufacturing unit, we have specialized in designing and manufacturing custom-made probes and measuring instruments suited to conventional or difficult applications in the aerospace, car, steel, energy industries, and research.
We support our customers throughout their projects and provide very high quality products within very competitive lead times.

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TNO is the independent applied scientific research organisation of the Netherlands. Its focus is on transitions in five societal themes:

  • Industry: from economic stagnation to growth in high-technology industry
  • Healthy Living: from illness and treatment to health and behaviour
  • Defence, Safety & Security: from a wide range of threats to controllable risks
  • Urbanisation: from urbanisation bottlenecks to urban vitality
  • Energy: from conventional sources to sustainable energy systems

The Materials Solutions department of TNO brings innovation by application of nanoparticle science in the industrial domains of functional optical materials, nanocomposites and nanocoatings.

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EIT RawMaterials, initiated and funded by the EIT (European Institute of Innovation and Technology), a body of the European Union, is the largest and strongest consortium in the raw materials sector worldwide.

Its mission is to develop raw materials into a major strength for Europe by boosting competitiveness, growth and attractiveness of the European raw materials sector via radical innovation, new education approaches and guided entrepreneurship. EIT RawMaterials unites more than 100 partners – academic and research institutions as well as businesses – from more than 20 EU countries.

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SINTEF is the largest independent research organisation in Scandinavia. We are a not-for-profit multidisciplinary institute with international top-level expertise in technology, medicine and the social sciences. We create value and innovation through knowledge generation and development of technological solutions that are brought into practical use. We develop solutions to some of society’s grand challenges by being at the forefront of our strategic focus areas: Renewable energy, climate- and environmental technology, Oil and gas, Ocean space technology, Health and welfare, as well as Enabling technologies. Since 2007, we have invested more than NOK 1 billion in laboratories and scientific equipment.

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ProNano is a part of an ecosystem in Lund, Sweden, for development of nanotechnology related products. The facility will be adaptive and production oriented, hence providing the shortest way from concept to market

The ecosystem will consist of, but not limited to:

  • A NanoSafetyCenter
  • The ProNano Pilot Production Plant Facility
  • Financing Solutions (Spirit Ventures et al.)
  • National and international networks in nanotechnology
  • MyFab (Swedish national research infrastructure for nanotechnology)
  • RISE (Research Institutes of Sweden)
  • Local service companies (e.g. within automation)
  • Lund Nano Lab at Lund University

ProNano will offer rental of clean room space, equipment and services

Invest in Skåne

Invest in Skåne is the official business promotion agency for Sweden’s southernmost region Skåne. We provide professional advice and services to international companies considering Skåne for future investment and assist regional companies in developing their international business.

Together with Copenhagen we form one of Europe’s most expansive knowledge-based economies. The region is a location of choice for innovative companies, from global organisations to fledging start-ups.
Well equipped with a strong ecosystem for research and development within nanotechnology, we offer a fertile ecosystem with innovative companies, supporting infrastructure, two world leading research facilities, (synchrotron and neutron) a test bed environment as well as supportive government incentives and policies.

Welcome to Southern Sweden and Greater Copenhagen.

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Nanotechnology Lab LTFN. The Lab for Thin Films – Nanobiomaterials – Nanosystems & Nanometrology (LTFN), Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is internationally acknowledged specialist in Organic Electronics–OEs (OPVs, OLEDs, OTFTs, biosensors, etc.), Thin Films & Nanomaterials Technology, vacuum, printing (roll-to-roll, inkjet), OVPD & CVD Pilot Lines, Nanometrology, in-line optical sensing & Nanomedicine.
LTFN has established the Center of Organic & Printed Electronics for Research & Manufacturing of OE Devices for Applications in Energy, Displays, Lighting, Electronics, NanoBiomedicine, Smart Textiles, Smart Food Packaging, Greenhouses, etc. The Center has an area of 1500 m2 with clean room facilities of 600 m2 and includes state-of-the-art infrastructure and pilot lines (R2R printing, OVPD, CVD, S2S) for the manufacturing of large area OE devices.
LTFN coordinates several EU/National Projects, the Hellenic Organic & Printed Electronics Association HOPE-A (www.hope-a.com), and it organizes annually the NANOTEXNOLOGY multi-event (www.nanotexnology.com) that combines International Conferences, Summer Schools and Exhibitions on Nanotechnology – Organic Electronics and Nanomedicine.


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Hellenic Organic and Printed Electronics Association (HOPE-A). The mission of the Hellenic Organic & Printed Electronic Association (HOPE-A) is to organize the Greek industrial and academic entities that are activated to OEs towards the establishment and promotion of the Greek Organic & Printed Electronics Industry and to support its activities and targets.

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Organic Electronic Technologies (ΟΕΤ) is a world leader in roll-to-roll (R2R) manufacturing and technologies for flexible Organic and Printed Electronics (OEs) and holds more than 25 years experience in thin film technologies and processes.

OET’s core activities include thin films manufacturing processes and production for OPVs and OLEDs, encapsulation technologies, and unique in-line optical precision metrology and pulsed laser for patterning tools. OET integrates all OEs processes and technologies into production lines for Energy and Lighting in automotive, buildings, wearables, IoT, smart packaging, etc.

OET’s R&D center includes printing and vacuum pilot lines integrated with in-line optical metrology for quality control and in-line pulsed laser tools, available for process development, prototypes and low-to medium-volume production. OET is the co-founder of the Hellenic Organic & Printed Electronics Association (HOPE-A).

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BL NanoBioMed. BL Nanobio­med P.C. is a high tech com­pany that applies nanomed­i­cine tech­nolo­gies and strate­gies to deal with unmet med­ical needs. BL Nanobio­med focuses on the devel­op­ment of novel nan­otech­nolo­gies, man­u­fac­tur­ing processes for the devel­op­ment of inno­v­a­tive drug elut­ing nano-​systems, nanopar­ti­cles and nanoplat­forms to advance the per­for­mance of implants, the imple­men­ta­tion of nanoscale tech­niques for their thor­ough char­ac­ter­i­za­tion and val­i­da­tion, the tech­nol­ogy licens­ing and tech­nol­ogy transfer.


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VDI/VDE Innovation and Technik GmbH. As a service-providing company, project manager and consulting firm, we support our customers during the analysis, organisation and promotion of innovations and technology.

When it comes to well-founded knowledge for decision-making bases, management of complex projects, organisation of contact points or the implementation of promotional programmes: We offer customised solutions and customer-oriented service.

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Nanomedicine Translation Hub – Innovation in nanomedicine is mostly taking place in start-ups, SMEs and spin-offs from academia, who perfectly know the science supporting their technologies but are facing major difficulties when it comes to translate concepts towards the market. Indeed totally different skills and tools are then required, especially in the heavily regulated healthcare market, for instance: nano-characterisation of products or GMP scaling-up. Moreover young entrepreneurs are missing coaching and mentoring to materialise visions into businesses. For almost two years the Nanomedicine Translation Hub has started its operations and the synchronisation under a single umbrella of 5 complementary H2020 funded projects aiming to tackle the limitations listed above: ENATRANS, EUNCL and the 3 pilot lines NanoPilot, NanoFacturing and MACIVIVA

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ENATRANS. The Coordination and Support Action ENATRANS (Enabling NAnomedicine TRANSlation) is a European project funded by the European Commission that has been conceived to be one stationmaster in the translation network and to support technology developers from SMEs and academic groups to successfully go through the different stations of development from the idea to the patients and also improve global knowledge on Nanomedicine.

ENATRANS is led by a consortium of 7 partners with track record in supporting nanobiomedical projects and teams, notably through the European Technology Platform for Nanomedicine (ETPN).

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The European Research Infrastructure Village promotes the industrial use of European Research Infrastrucures. Europe has the best portfolio of Analytical Research Infrastructures worldwide, serving a wide and dynamic academic community of many tens of thousands of scientists every year. These large-scale and unique, but still exotic, facilities enable remarkable insights into materials of all types, particularly for characterization on the nanoscale. The research infrastructures are open not only for fundamental science, but are increasingly a routine tool exploited for proprietary research by companies.
In the European Analytical Research Infrastructure Village, the capabilities and the access possibilities to various of these remarkable facilities are presented, such as European X-Ray Free-Electron Laser Facility GmbH (European XFEL), Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht (HZG) and CERIC-ERIC

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