Oregon Nanoscience and
Microtechnologies Institute
and Washington Technology Center


The Fifth Annual
Micro Nano Breakthrough Conference

Science, Networking and Commercialization for the Micro/Nanotechnology Economy

September 8-10, 2008
Hilton Hotel
Vancouver, Washington

This fifth annual conference has emerged as the premier nanoscience and microtechnologies research and business event in the Pacific Northwest.

Join over 300 industry leaders, researchers, academics, entrepreneurs, investors, and tech transfer professionals to discuss the issues and opportunities inherent in commercializing small tech innovation.

Short Courses on:

Washington State Technology Development Grant Information Session

Nano 101: Nanotechnology 101: What Technology, Business, and Government Professionals Should Know

Commercialization: Commercialization of Nanotechnology – Business-Essential Patent Portfolio and Licensing Strategies

User Facilities & Resource Networks: Nanotechnology User Facility and Nanomanufacturing Networks – Models and Examples of Successful Interaction With Industry and Startup Companies

Special Workshop on Microtechnology & Energy Based Systems: Arrayed Microchannel Manufacturing Workshop

Presentations on:

  • Nanoelectronics
  • Nanoscale Lithography
  • Printed Electronics
  • Green Nanotechnologies
  • Nanomaterial-biological Interactions, EHS
  • Nano-bio Technologies: Tools and Diagnostics
  • Nanotechnology for Energy
  • Nanomaterials for Electro-optics
  • Novel Photovoltaic & Luminescent Devices
  • Micro-Energy and Chemical Systems
  • Micropower & Batteries
  • Nanotechnology and Forest Products
  • Nanoscale Measurement and Characterization
  • Nanophotonics and Optics
  • Nanomedicine – Therapies and Clinical Applications

Who should attend:

If you are involved in the transformation from discovery and development to commercialization of products this conference is for you.

  • Scientists
  • Engineers
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Venture Capitalists
  • R&D Managers
  • Administrators
  • Product Development Managers
  • Government Officials
  • Policy Makers
  • Non-Government Organization Officials
  • Students
  • Technology transfer specialists
  • Strategic Planners
  • Business Development Managers
  • Product Development Professionals
  • Investors
  • Investment Analysts
  • Proposal Writers
  • Legislators
  • Academicians
  • Legislative Assistants & Analysts
  • Intellectual Property Managers