The NRW Nano Conference is Germany’s largest conference with international appeal in the field of nanotechnologies. It takes place every two years at changing locations. More than 700 experts from science, industry and politics meet for two days to promote research and application of the key technology at the network meeting.

Thanks to NRW’s excellent expertise with the most companies and institutes active in nanotechnology in Germany, the Nano Conference is a fixed event in the calendar. It is characterized by its top-class keynote speakers, numerous lectures and the large exhibition of companies and institutions. In 2018, the NRW Nano Conference will take place for the eighth time – on 21 and 22 November in the Dortmund Congress Centre. Other event formats such as business pitches (short company presentations) and a poster exhibition complete the programme.


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The eighth edition of the NRW Nano Conference is organized by the Ministry of Economics, Innovation, Digitalization and Energy of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, the Cluster NanoMicroMaterialsPhotonics.NRW and the Economic Development Agency Dortmund.


Call for Presentations

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As usual, a “Call for Presentations” takes place for the 8th NRW Nano Conference. It offers the opportunity to apply and present in one of the themed sessions ideas, projects and findings to all interested representatives from science and industry. The application was opened on 15th January 2018 and will be closed on 30th April 2018.

For the first time in its history, the 8th NRW Nano Conference is open to contributions to the “Call for Presentations” from the complete field of nanotechnology. Taking all contributions into account, conference sessions will be formed according to the thus indicated major fields of interest.


Call for Posters

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As the first “Call for Posters” was a huge success, the 8th NRW Nano Conference of course continues the “Call for Posters” to give opportunity to share ideas, knowledge, research results and products with the nano community during the Poster Exhibition. The application was opened on 15th January 2018 and will be closed on 1st July 2018.


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