Fundamentals and Applications of Nanotechnology (FoN)


University of Twente, MESA+ Institute is organizing Fundamentals and Applications of Nanotechnology again!

An introductory workshop in the field of nanotechnology and its applications for academics (postdocs, PhD students, and MSc Nanotechnology students) and industrialists.

5th, 6th, and 7th of November 2018

The new edition of the 3-day workshop Fundamentals of Nanotechnology is organized from Monday November 5th to Wednesday November 7th, 2018.  This workshop is organized this year for the 13th time and more than 400 people have participated so far.

This course provides a first introduction with the complete scope of what nanotechnology is about. The workshop is set up for graduate students (both MSc and PhD) and postdoctoral fellows with a training in nanotechnology, electrical engineering, applied physics, chemical engineering or any other applied science and who are starting to work or are currently working in the field of nanotechnology.  In this 3-day workshop we will offer you lectures on the basics of nanotechnology, and the nanotechnology research done at the MESA+ Institute, organized along the 3 application areas Health, ICT and Sustainability. Additionally lectures on technology venturing, societal embedding and risk assessment and a lab tour are included.  The third day is more focused on how nanotechnology is entering the market. Four different companies will present themselves and a case, which will be discussed within the group.

Registration is open now.  Please visit our website regularly for the most recent information.

Please note that a maximum of 50 participants can enroll, so do not wait too long. 

Martin Bennink
Coordinator Workshop Fundamentals of Nanotechnology
06 23 22 08 83