Archive: 2005 Nanotech Commercialization Conference

Monday, December 5, 2005
2:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Boston Marriott Newton - 2345 Commonwealth Avenue

Conference Description

Featuring the region’s most promising applications of nanotechnology, the first annual Nanotech Commercialization Conference gives private and corporate investors a unique view of new companies ripe for investment and partnership. These early-stage companies are meeting real customer requirements today.

In a post-conference poster session, the spotlight will turn to research projects from local universities that could form the basis of a start-up company.

Who Should Attend

  • Venture capitalists, angel, private & corporate investors
  • Business development & senior executives from life sciences, defense, materials, & equipment providers interested in new technologies being developed by early stage companies.
  • Institutional Technology Transfer Offices researchers and officers


2:30 - 3:00


3:00 - 3:10

Welcome & Opening Remarks
Abi Barrow and Stephen Zamierowski, Conference Co-Chairs Hosts

3:10 - 3:50

Introduction: Jim Lynch, Agilent
Keynote: Philip H. Lippel, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office

3:50 - 4:10

Coffee Break

4:10 - 5:30

Company Presentations

  • Xtalic Corporation
  • Masscal Corporation
  • Active Surface Technologies, Inc
  • Advanced Conductors
  • ExQor Technologies, Inc.
  • Lumarray
  • Evolved Nanomaterial Sciences


5:30 - 6:30

Reception with Exhibits and Poster Session

Posters : Harvard University ; Immunosaccharide Technologies, Inc. (Tufts University) ; Northeastern University; University of Massachusetts Amherst ; University of Massachusetts Lowell.
Tabletops: Boston University; Harvard University; Northeastern University; Museum of Science; Tufts University; University of Massachusetts Amherst; University of Massachusetts Lowell.

Conference Fees
MITX, MTTC, MATTO Members: $50 per person
Non-members: $75 per person

The Nanotech Commercialization Conference is a joint program of the Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center (MTTC) and The MITX Nanotech Exchange (MNE).