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MIcro and NAno TECHnologies and markets

Objective

Micro and nano (precision) technologies are evolving from a challenging research subject into industrial products in a variety of applications, with markets growing at least at 20% per year. Minatech project will update technologies and markets world-wide past surveys, compare them with SME needs (collected through audits) in 8 EU countries and disseminate all these information to SMEs in the application areas of automotive, information technologies and telecommunications, health/biomedical instrumentation, all high tech and quick growing areas, with already extremely important sales. Such an action is made with the aim to foster the use of micro/nano technologies to make EU companies more competitive. By means of seminars, information on websites, newsletters and technical journals, brokerage and technology transfer events the project will promote EOIs and applications to EU Exploratory Awards, CRAFT and RTD Projects.

Funding Scheme

ACM - Preparatory, accompanying and support measures

Coordinator

ASSOCIAZIONE ITALIANA PER LA RICERCA INDUSTRIALE - AIRI
Address
Viale Gorizia 25C
Roma
Italy

Participants (10)

AGENZIA PER LA PROMOZIONE DELLA RICERCA-APRE
Italy
Association Nationale de la Recherche Technique
France
BETA TECHNOLOGY LTD
United Kingdom
Address
Barclss Court, Doncaster Carr
Consiglid Nazionale delle Ricerche
Italy
EuroCenter, Erhvervsfremme Styrelsen
Denmark
FOUNDATION FOR RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY-HELLAS
Greece
FUNDACION TEKNIKER
Spain
Address
Avenida Otaola 20
SENTER
Netherlands
TECHNOLOGY CENTRE AS CR
Czechia
Address
Rozvojova 135
VDI/VDE- Technologiezentrum Informationstechnik
Germany