CHINANO 2011 Conference & Expo, jointly organized by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Jiangsu Provincial Government, opened on October 27 at Suzhou International Expo Center with the participation of nearly 500 domestic and foreign experts and researchers as well as representatives of local enterprises. The main topics discussed during the three-day event include the latest development of nano industry and other relevant issues.
Recognized as the country's first National Nano-Tech Innovation Park in 2007, SIP has witnessed the rapid growth of the industry in past four years. Local government said the future mission was to integrate innovation resources to make SIP a leading brand in the field.
At the opening ceremony, local authorities unveiled the three new plates of National Nano-Tech Industrialization Base, National Nano-Tech Industrialization & Standardization Pilot Area, and National Strategic Alliance of Micro-Nano Processing and Manufacturing Innovation.
The agenda includes theme forums on global nano-tech industrialization, investment in sustainable development technologies, sensor and MEMS industrialization, and the International Nanovention Summit attended by 30 prestigious venture capital companies with 20 project road shows.
The country's largest event of nano-tech industry aims to accelerate the commercialization and adoption of nanotechnology, to bridge policy-makers, market leaders, and global investors, and to promote industrial development in China.