Reports and Presentations

Reports and Presentations
Industry Report Summaries
NRC, Genome BC, Western Economic Diversification, and Industry Canada have all funded studies that explore the potential impact of nanotechnology on various industrial sectors in Canada. These include:

Wood Products
Mining
Biotechnology
Automotive Components
Plastics and Rubber
Chemicals
Primary Metals
Reports Available:

Towards a Nanotechnology Statistical Framework Nov 29/06
Kevin Fitzgibbons of the Office of the National Science Advisor outlines the federal government’s plans for a project to assess the state of nanotechology in Canada. Useful information is provided on the level of investment made by the Fed and listing departments and institutes of the fed that are engaged with nano.
09_FINAL_BlueSky_nano.ppt

Nanopore force spectroscopy for clinical genotyping Nov 29
Andre Marziali from UBC Physics explores new techniques for DNA characterization
11_29_06_NanotechBC_marziali.ppt

Growing Nanotechnology in BC Nov 29/06
Alan Guest Executive Director of Nanotech BC gives an introduction to the society and its various activities as at Nov 29/2006
Alan NanoBC_29_Nov_presentation_v1.ppt

Bionanotechnology-06
Bionanotechnology-06.pdf

Axial Plasma and Nanopowder Technology Developments at Northwest Mettech Nov 29/06
Alan Burgess CEO of Mettech gives an update on technologies developed at his company
Mettech_Nanotech_BC_Presentation.ppt

National Science and Engineering Research Council: Research Partnerships Programs Nov 29/06
A presentation by Pam Giberson PhD regarding the NSERC programs for University – Industry Funding
NSERC_BC_Nanotech___Nov_29__06.ppt

Nanotechnology Opportunities in Canadian Industry Oct 18/06
Dave Roughley outlines the applications and potential for nanotech in Automotive, Aeronautics.Health and Medical Systems, Energy and the advanced materials industry
NanoBC18Octpresentation.ppt

Nanotech BC Oct 18 Pres
Nanotech BC Oct 18 Pres.pdf

Nanotech+Mining-05
Nanotech+Mining-05.pdf

Fabrication and applications of carbon nanotubes Nov 29/06
Dr. Nojeh from UBC Electrical Engineering looks at applications of CNT in the forestry industry
NanotechBC_Alireza_Nojeh.ppt

NANOTECHNOLOGY IN BRITISH COLUMBIA July 15/05
Mike Alldritt with the National Research Council of Canada IRAP outlines the results of studies made on the state of the nanotech industry. (July 15 2005)
PNWERFinal.ppt

Wood Products+Nanotech-05
Wood Products+Nanotech-05.pdf