Nanophase Technologies Corp. recently announced its participation in the "Nanotechnology Business Roadmap for Industry" conference to be held in Chicago, Ill., October 14-17, 2002. The symposium will feature "a comprehensive survey of the six key nanomaterial technology platforms" and include panel discussions with industry experts and presentations from several key executives who will provide a detailed view of their company's perceptions of the opportunities and challenges of nanotechnology. According to Infocast, the conference producers, "this is the first conference organized for strategic and technology planning executives on the business opportunities and challenges of applying nanomaterials in their industries." Dr. D. J. Freed, Nanophase's vice president for business development, will give an invited presentation on October 15 on the "State of the Nanomaterials Industry: Players, Production Capabilities, Costs and Future Trends."
The company's website is located at http://www.nanophase.com .