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Nanotechnology Industry Insights & Outlook, 2020-2024 by Component, Application and Region – Yahoo Finance
Posted: March 4, 2020 at 11:54 am
DUBLIN, March 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Nanotechnology Market Outlook 2024" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
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Nanotechnology is a rapidly growing technology with potential applications in many sectors of the global economy, namely healthcare, cosmetics, energy, and agriculture among others. The technology is revolutionizing every industry, while tremendously attracting worldwide attention.
Owing to its wide range of uses, the global nanotechnology market is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 17% during the forecasted period of 2018-2024. Thus, there lies a great opportunity for industry participants to tap the fast-growing market, which would garner huge revenue on the back of the commercialization of the technology.
In the latest research study, analysts have conducted a segmented research on the nanotechnology industry, and have interpreted the key market trends & developments that clearly highlight the areas offering promising possibilities for industries to boost their growth.
In 2017, the global nanotechnology market has shown impressive growth owing to factors, like an increase in government and private sector funding for R&D, partnerships & strategic alliances between countries, and increased in demand for smaller and more powerful devices at affordable prices. At present, the healthcare industry is one of the largest sectors where nanotechnology has made major breakthroughs with its application for the diagnosis and treatment of chronic diseases like cancer, heart ailments, etc. Further, significant developments are also being done in other sectors like electronics, agriculture, and energy.
In this report, the analysts have studied the current nanotechnology market on segment basis (by application, by component and by region), so as to provide an insight on the current market scenario as well as forecasts of the aforementioned segments till 2024. The report provides an in-depth analysis of all the major segments, taking into account the major developments taking place at the global level in the respective segments that will further boost the growth of the nanotechnology market.
Further, the application section covers the use of nanotechnology in electronics, energy, cosmetics, medical, defence, and food and agriculture sectors; while the component section covers the segregation of nanotechnology market into nanomaterials, nanotools, and nanodevices.
Additionally, the report covers the country-level analysis of 13 major countries like the US, France, UK, Germany, and Russia among others in terms of R&D, nanotechnology patent analysis, funding, and regulations, to provide an in-depth understanding about the investments and recent research & developments done in the field of nanotechnology.
The report covers the profiles of key players like Altair, Nanophase Tech, Nanosys, etc. with the key financials, strength & weakness analyses, and recent activities, providing a comprehensive outlook of the global nanotechnology industry. Overall, the report provides all the pre-requisite information for clients looking to venture in this industry, and facilitate them to formulate schemes while going for an investment/partnership in the industry.
Key Topics Covered
1. Analyst View
2. Research Methodology
3. Nanotechnology - An Introduction
4. Key Market Trends and Developments4.1 Nanotech Tools Open Market for more Miniature Electronics4.2 Nanotechnology Accelerating Healthcare and Medical Device Industry4.3 International Collaborations for Nanotechnology Research4.4 Nanotechnology Playing a Vital Role in the Growth of Energy Industry4.5 Nanotechnology Playing a Key Role in the Growth of Food & Agriculture Industry
5. Nanotechnology Market Outlook to 20245.1 By Components5.1.1 Nanomaterials5.1.2 Nanotools5.1.3 Nanodevices5.2 By Major Applications5.2.1 Electronics5.2.2 Energy5.2.3 Cosmetics5.2.4 Biomedical5.2.5 Defense5.2.6 Food and Agriculture
6. Country-Level Analysis(Funding, Research & Developments, Regulations)6.1 U.S.6.2 Brazil6.3 Germany6.4 France6.5 U.K.6.6 Ireland6.7 Russia6.8 Japan6.9 South Korea6.10 Taiwan6.11 China6.12 India6.13 Australia
7. Patents Analysis
8. Competitive Landscape8.1 Altair Nanotechnologies Inc.8.2 Nanophase Technologies Corporation8.3 Nanosys, Inc.8.4 Unidym, Inc. (subsidiary of WisePower Co.)8.5 Ablynx8.6 Zyvex Corporation8.7 Acusphere, Inc.8.8 Chasm Technologies, Inc.8.9 PEN, Inc.8.10 Bruker Nano GmbH8.11 Advanced Diamond Technologies, Inc.
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Posted: January 26, 2020 at 11:49 pm
Is economic growth accelerating or slowing in the developed world?
On one extreme we have economist Robin Hanson, who has carefully quantified what the path to Ray Kurzweils predicted 2045 technological singularity would look like economically. As the domination of biotech, nanotech and artificial general intelligence rise over the next few decades, Hansons detailed analyses suggest the annual economic growth rate will reach 45% or more.
In another camp, we have economist Robert Gordon, who argues that electrification and the internal combustion engine provided a one-time boost to the world economy and that the various inventions rolled out since have been small potatoes. This skeptical view seems bolstered by the fairly lackluster effect of the internet and mobile telephony on conventional economic indicators up until today.
But the truth is that, in the information era, growth is decreasingly in the numbers.
Look at arXiv.org, where scientists in various disciplines routinely post their freshly written research papers. Sometimes this is a prelude to publishing the paper in a conventional journal or conference, but increasingly, its an alternative.
If a scientists goal is to disseminate their work to their colleagues in an orderly way, and to ensure their work persists in the memory of the scientific literature, then posting on arXiv.org is arguably better than publishing in a commercially run scientific journal. Anyone with an internet connection can read arXiv, whereas many journals and conference proceedings are available only to those with a developed-world university connection or a lot of money to spare (who really wants to pay $30 to download a PDF of a research paper they havent even read beyond the abstract, which may or may not actually be of interest?).
As one among a huge number of examples, the recent progress in deep learning technology for image, video, voice and language processing has been largely driven by the rapid posting of new algorithmic ideas and results to arXiv and the corresponding rapid posting of new open-source software code to Github.
How is the rise of arXiv and Github reflected in economic indicators? ArXiv has allowed the level of activity in the scientific community to increase without any commensurate increase in the revenue of the scientific publishing sector. The open-source software movement has allowed the level of activity in certain parts of the software world (operating systems and AI, as two major examples) to increase without commensurate increase in the revenue of software publishers.
Something similar has happened in the journalistic world with the rise of blogging. Activity has increased in some very real senses the amount of prose widely disseminated, the diversity of points of view widely shared, etc. but without commensurate increase in the revenue of journalistic publishers.
And the same sort of thing can be seen in the music world.
Whats happening here?
First, were seeing a shift from an economy of physical goods toward an economy of more abstract, informational goods. This is well known; it represents the movement of human society upward in some sort of economic Maslows Hierarchy.
Electrification and the internal combustion engine may well have been bigger leaps in the physical aspects of peoples lives than anything to happen since. But its because our physical lives have gotten so comfortable that we have shifted to pursuing improvement in more abstract informational domains.
Secondly, and less well understood at this point, were seeing a shift from a quantified to an unquantified exchange of value. This is where the economic analyses of both Hanson and Gordon fall short.
With arXiv, scientists are exchanging knowledge and ideas with each other directly without anyone needing to quantify the value of whats being shared or received. With Github, coders are exchanging software with each other directly (also without the need for quantification). And on Facebook, users are exchanging information with each other without need for quantification of value.
These modes of nonquantified value exchange interoperate with more traditional systems of quantified value exchange.
Papers on arXiv often are associated with software or hardware inventions, which are then conventionally monetized. Open-source AI code on Github is used to train models on proprietary datasets, which are then used to fuel commercial products that are licensed to end users for money (or commercial products like Facebook or Google that are offered as parts of more complex, partly nonquantified value exchanges). Data provided to Facebook is used to drive customization of Facebook ads, whose value to advertisers, based on user attention, is quantified and monetized.
But when such a significant percentage of the fundamental value exchange is nonquantified, just tracking the money flows doesnt meaningfully measure growth. And the situation will only exacerbate.
Professor Dirk Helbing has suggested that multidimensional qualified money (e.g., money that keeps track of various components, including social value, environmental value and so forth) may come to play a role in the economy of the future, allowing a richer sort of value accounting. Carbon credits and Fair Trade certifications are a step in this direction.
More radically, five years ago I introduced the notion of the offer network a community of parties that carry out economic exchange via the intersection of requests/offers of the form If someone does X for me, then I will do Y for someone (maybe a different someone). An offer-network economy is basically a giant matching engine that connects various parties with each other based on the compatibility of their request/offer pairs.
In an offer network, one gets scalable and systematic exchange of value without the need for quantification.
What the cases of arXiv, Github, Facebook and so many others show is that the information economy is becoming an offer network rather than a quantified economy.
This means we could well get to the singularity without ever seeing the 45% financial growth rates Hanson forecasts. What we might see instead is the quantified portion of the economy becoming exponentially smaller and economists becoming exponentially less relevant unless they develop radically new tools.Source: Forbes
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LOCAL Government minister July Moyo and Harare Metropolitan Provincial Affairs minister Oliver Chidawu have been implicated in a massive tender scandal at Harare City Council (HCC) after they allegedly directed the local authority to award a multi-million dollar water treatment contract to two separate companies without following laid down procedure, it has emerged.
The contract is for the supply of water treatment technology solutions to Harare, which is struggling to supply the city of three million residents with safe drinking water.
Currently, council is using nine chemicals to treat water which is heavily polluted with domestic and industrial effluent at a monthly cost of US$3 million.The local authority has had to frequently shut down its main treatment plant, Morton Jaffray Water Works, due to a shortage of foreign currency to import the required chemicals.
Official documents, corroborated by information obtained from both council and government sources, indicate that the two ministers are separately exerting intense pressure on City of Harare management to disregard an ongoing tender process and have the contract awarded to their preferred companies.The issue has since become the subject of a corruption investigation by the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) after one of the companies reported the case to the anti-graft body on Tuesday.
Moyo is pushing for Boltgas, a Zimbabwean-owned company founded in South Africa in 2005, to be awarded the contract.This is despite the fact that the company was not among 10 firms which responded to a tender invitation for the project in June this year. Chidawu is rooting for South African firm Nanotech Water Africa Private Limited (Nanotech).
However, Nanotech like all the other bidders initially failed to make the grade, but is now poised to clinch the tender following Chidawus intervention.Documents indicate that after the bidding closed on June 20, Harare City Councils evaluation committee deliberated on all submissions and found out that none of them were suitable.
This was revealed in a letter by town clerk Hosiah Chisango to Procurement Regulation Authority of Zimbabwe (Praz) chief executive officer Nyasha Chizu.Chisango, in the letter, particularly stated that Nanotechs bid had been thrown out because it was not competitive.
For instance, Nanotechs proposed technology reduced the cost of water treatment by just US$780 000. This implies that the monthly cost of treating Harare water would be pegged at US$2,2 million, which the evaluation committee still found to be too high.
Nanotech also fell short in terms of references as it had only one project it undertook in Botswana, raising competence concerns. The evaluation committee recommended that Praz approves the cancellation of the expression of interest for lack of competition and for technical irregularities, reads Chisangos letter to Chizu, dated August 5.
Chisango, in his letter, also raised the red flag over the possibility that Nanotech was accorded preferential treatment. Nanotech had been engaged by the citys water department to conduct a pre-test three months ahead of the invitation to tender.
The committee was convinced the specifications were not neutral and the playing field was not level as other players went into the race with an advantage after having been afforded the opportunity to pre-test their solutions before being made to compete with others who did not get the same opportunity. Their specifications, thus, were tailored towards the solutions provided by those that presided over the solutions, he wrote.
There is however no record of Prazs response to Chisangos correspondence. Upon learning of the development, Chidawu summoned Harare mayor Herbert Gomba, Chisango and City of Harare supply chain manager Never Murerwa and other senior managers from the local authority to a meeting at his offices at Charter House in Harares central business district where he piled pressure on them to bypass the legally permitted procurement procedures and award the tender to Nanotech, claiming the issue was coming from higher office.
However, Chisango failed to turn up for the meeting. Gomba attended, but abstained from the ensuing deliberations, leaving everything to city officials, arguing that since he was only a ceremonial mayor, he did not want to interfere in the day-to-day activities of Town House.
City officials reportedly asked Chidawu to put his demands in writing, but the minister strongly objected to this and said if they were not keen on following his instructions, he would not hesitate to directly engage Chizu and ask for a waiver of the formal tendering process in terms of Section 54 of the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Act, which provides for that waiver in case of emergency. At that time, Harare City Council had approached the government, seeking a declaratory order classifying its water situation as a state of emergency.
Curiously, 30 days later, on September 5, Chisango wrote again to Chizu, this time requesting permission to withdraw his earlier correspondence.The Procurement Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe received a report from City of Harare on the 14th of August on the cancellation of the request for expression of interest. This letter therefore serves to withdraw that report so that pertinent additional information is included and will be resubmitted thereafter, Chisango wrote.
He followed that up with another letter six days later, in which he was now asking Praz to consider proposals from four of the 10 bidders despite having clearly stated that they had failed to satisfy tender adjudicators. He claimed the new position arose because the evaluation committee had subsequently reconvened and resolved to shortlist four bidders, namely Nanotech, Water Dimensions International, Aqua Global and Microlab Scientific.
Documents also show the emergence at this stage of a special procurement oversight committee (SPOC) set up by Praz to take the place of Harare City Councils conventional tender evaluation committee. In the particular correspondence, Chisango dramatically somersaulted and claimed the four companies had offered a water treatment solution and had adequate manpower to carry the required work.
This time, Chizu, in a letter dated September 24, 2019, approved the new position. The authority is hereby directing the accounting officer to re-evaluate the tender and make recommendations in line with the observations and requirements of the standard bidding document and submit the revised evaluation report and bids for review by the SPOC, Chizu wrote.
Oddly, it also appears from the documents that there is lack of consensus among city officials, with acting Harare water director Mabhena Moyo writing to Chidawu, instead of Chisango, in which he apparently canvassed for Nanotech.
A report was written to Praz seeking approval for the city to go ahead with the project with the four companies. A report to Praz recommending that it approves four companies to carry out a pilot project at Morton Jaffray after re-evaluation of the companies is to be prepared. However, it would be prudent and faster to commence with the pilot project with Nanotech who are ready to start, reads Moyos letter, dated October 7, 2019.
Chisango, on November 13, then wrote to some of the companies involved, informing them that their bids had been unsuccessful, without specifying who had won the tender.
Microlab objected to the move, alleging the process was biased and claimed the tender had been awarded to Nanotech.Your handling of this tender process was biased towards Nanotech from the onset as Nanotech went into the competition with an unfair advantage, rendering the specifications to be not neutral.
The specifications were tailored to suit Nanotech and this smacks of corruption at its worst. We are also aware that the initial evaluation committee strongly advised against awarding the tender to Nanotech only for the report to be withdrawn from Praz after submission.
It is not only unfair but flagrant corruption to proceed with this process in the current form. Nanotech has connections with those in high offices and this is now standing as their only qualification, Microlab wrote through its managing director Walter Jera on November 19.
This time, it was Murerwa who responded to Microlab, writing: Please take note that the matter was considered by the SPOC. This letter also serves to advise you that the bid from Nanotech Water Solutions P/L was accepted to proceed to the next level. Be guided accordingly.Jera on Tuesday filed a corruption report to Zacc. The case was filed under RRB number 369602/05/08/14.
Chidawu confirmed he called city officials to a meeting, but claimed he did so on request by the provincial Joint Operations Command (Joc) which he chairs.
The meeting was called by the provincial Joint Operations Command, worried by the deteriorating water situation in the country which had become a security threat, he said in an interview.
On allegations he pressured council officials to accept the Nanotech bid, Chidawu, himself a former Harare mayor, said: I only recommended Nanotech on the basis that its proposal seemed to offer the right solutions and, in so doing, I was communicating a security resolution of the provincial Joc. So I did not pressure them, he said.
Gomba also confirmed he went to the ministers office in September along with city officials, but denied playing any role.Councillors are not involved in tenders, we are legislated out of it. Tenders are done by the supply chain manager under the town clerk and then sent to Praz for approval. Council only receives reports to note. Yes, I attended (the meeting) but played no part, he said.
Chisangos mobile phone was not being answered when the Zimbabwe Independent sought his comment yesterday while WhatsApp messages sent to him were not responded to despite evidence that he read them. Council sources also said that on Tuesday this week July Moyo called a meeting at his offices over the issue and indicated that he wanted Boltgas to be part of the deal despite the fact that it had not participated in the tendering process. Moyo could not be reached for comment as he was unreachable on mobile phone.
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Global Nanotechnology in Medical Devices Market Industry analysis and forecast (2018-2026) – BeetleVersion
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Global Nanotechnology in Medical Devices Marketis expected to reach US$ 10.5 Bn by 2026 at a CAGR of 11.5 % during the forecast period.
Nanotechnology in medical devices is a field, where there is scope for remarkable growth. This technology for the treatment of specific atoms, molecules, or compounds into structures to produce materials and devices with special properties. Cellular level repairs can be carried by nanorobots through this technology. Nanotechnology is used for new medical devices such as diagnostics and implantable devices as well as stents and catheters. Nanotechnology can be integrated into applications such as bioassays, monitoring devices, and imaging devices. The potential for nanotechnology market in medical devices is growing due to rising adoption of innovative technological advancement.
A rising aging population and increasing incidence of cardiovascular diseases and diseases associated with bones, ear, and others organ systems would create commercial market opportunities. Furthermore, high costs and time-consuming product approval processes of the nanotechnology-based medical devices may hamper the growth of the market.
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Global Nanotechnology in Medical Devices market is segmented by product and region. Among products, biochips and implantable materials market accounted for the largest share in 2015, owing to the increasing demand of innovative surgically implanted medical devices for safety treatment.
Among regions, the North America region is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period due to the rising aging population, increasing international research collaborations and nanotechnology R&D expenditure. The APAC region is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. Furthermore, large-scale improvements in the healthcare infrastructure of countries such as China, Taiwan, and India are further driving the market in these regions.
The key players of the Nanotechnology in Medical Devices market include St. Jude Medical, Inc. (U.S.), Starkey Hearing Technologies (U.S.), PerkinElmer, Inc. (U.S.), Stryker Corporation (U.S.), and Affymetrix, Inc. (U.S.).In the Nanotechnology in Medical Devices market, St. Jude Medical, Inc. holds the leadership position due to production capacity expansion, brand portfolio expansion, mergers, collaborations, and acquisitions. In 2018, the company has adopted new product launches, product enhancements, and geographic expansion as its crucial business plans to certify its dominance in this market.
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Active Implantable Deviceso Cardiac Rhythm Management Deviceso Hearing Aid Deviceso Retinal Implants Biochipso DNA Microarrayso Lab-On-Chip Implantable Materialso Dental Restorative Materialo Bone Substitute Materials Medical Textiles and Wound Dressings OthersGlobal nanotechnology in medical devices market, By Application
Therapeutics Diagnostics Research applications Global Nanotechnology in Medical Devices Market, By Region
North America Europe APAC Latin America MEA Key Players St. Jude Medical, Inc. Starkey Hearing Technologies PerkinElmer, Inc. Stryker Corporation Affymetrix, Inc. AstraZeneca Capsulution Nanoscience AG AMAG Pharmaceuticals Inc. AMAG Pharmaceuticals Inc.Key Players Global nanotechnology in medical devices market
St. Jude Medical, Inc. Starkey Hearing Technologies PerkinElmer, Inc. Stryker Corporation Affymetrix, Inc. AstraZeneca Capsulution Nanoscience AG 3M Company Smith & Nephew plc AMAG Pharmaceuticals Inc. EOS GmbH Medtronic EnvisionTEC GE Global Research Merck KGaA Integran Technologies Inc Apnano Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. AAP Implantate AG Dentsply International Zyvex Corporation Shenzhen Nanotech Port Co. Ltd., Nanophase Technologies Nanocyl SA
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Chapter One: nanotechnology in medical devices Market Overview
Chapter Two: Manufacturers Profiles
Chapter Three: Global nanotechnology in medical devices Market Competition, by Players
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Chapter Five: North America nanotechnology in medical devices Revenue by Countries
Chapter Six: Europe nanotechnology in medical devices Revenue by Countries
Chapter Seven: Asia-Pacific nanotechnology in medical devices Revenue by Countries
Chapter Eight: South America nanotechnology in medical devices Revenue by Countries
Chapter Nine: Middle East and Africa Revenue nanotechnology in medical devices by Countries
Chapter Ten: Global nanotechnology in medical devices Market Segment by Type
Chapter Eleven: Global nanotechnology in medical devices Market Segment by Application
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Renowned researcher, UTRGV professor blazes trail from Monterrey to White House to TedXMcAllen – Monitor
Posted: November 9, 2019 at 11:49 pm
UTRGV professor Karen Lozano keeps her calendar full.
Shes often found in the lab, where she and her students have pioneered production methods in nanotechnology. Other times, youll catch her mentoring prospective engineers in her office, or out in the community, proselytizing to high schoolers about careers in science and technology.
If students need to talk to her, they usually try to catch her in her office. She gets so many emails that its hard for her to reply to all of them.
Last month, Lozanos research took her all the way to the White House, where she received the Presidential Excellence Award in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring she was one of just 15 educators chosen for the award. This week, shell speak about her work at TEDxMcAllen.
Arguably, shes one of the busiest professors on campus, but it definitely wasnt easy getting there.
Twenty-five years ago Lozano graduated from the Universidad de Monterrey at the age of 21, with a degree in mechanical engineering. Shed always been passionate about solving problems and the hard sciences, and mechanical engineering seemed like a natural path to take.
Lozano had her doubts, however: It was almost unheard of for a woman to become a mechanical engineer in Monterrey, but her mother pushed her to stick to her passion, telling her that it would open up doors in the future.
If were going to keep on supporting you and sacrificing for you, why are you going to study something that will not give you opportunities? Lozano remembers her mother saying. Study something that will give you opportunities. Follow the path less traveled.
Lozano did just that, but it was a lonely path. She was the only female mechanical engineering graduate in Monterrey in 1993. In fact, she was the only female in her program at UdeM.
The guys would all go together to a house to study and I was never allowed to go to somebodys house to study with 20 guys, so they would all study in teams and I would study alone, in my house, she recalled. Of course, once in a while, somebody would give me the comments like, Why are you here? Youre only gonna marry and have kids. Why are you here?
Lozano would blow off the comment with a tongue-in-cheek joke.
If Im gonna have kids, and Im doing all this advanced math and stuff, Im gonna be able to help them in their math when they were in high school. That was my answer all the time, she said. Which is something that I never did. I have a senior in high school and one that already graduated, and I dont think I ever sat to help them with math.
Monterrey is an industrial city, and theres no shortage of engineering jobs. Lozano remembers watching companies snap up her male peers before theyd even graduated. No calls came for her.
After college, she started applying to jobs she found in the newspaper. Days turned into weeks, and weeks turned into months.
Every morning I would wake up and the first thing I would do, I would go through the classifieds, Lozano said. I was just sitting in my house for three months.
There were plenty of listings, but none she was qualified for.
There were tons of openings, Lozano remembered, but all of them said, Were looking for a mechanical engineer. Sex: Male. You can google right now, and youll still find them, in 2019.
Finally, one morning Lozano opened the paper and saw a different ad, asking specifically for a female mechanical engineer. Lozano thought her classmates had bought the ad and were making fun of her.
Everyone that graduated me was already working, she said. It was totally weird.
Lozano applied anyway and got an interview.
I went, and it was legit, she said. There was this girl working there, this engineer, that graduated four years before I did from another university as a mechanical engineer, and she had faced the same situation that I was facing. So when they had a position, she asked the boss if it was OK for her to post this one as a social experiment, to see how many women would show up. I was the only one, so I was hired.
Lozano worked at the company for a few months before being accepted into a Masters/PHD program at Rice. After her post-doc she was hired on at UTRGV, where shes researched and taught for the past 20 years, making one of the most significant breakthroughs in her field in the late aughts.
Nanofibers are an interesting technology. A thousandth the diameter of a human hair, nanofibers can be worked into a variety of products that can be used in medicine as skin grafts and drug delivery, as an ultra-efficient filtration material and even as batteries.
There are some that are very, very small and have very high thermal conductivity and electrical conductivity, so if we combine them with plastics, then we can make plastics that can conduct electricity, Lozano said. Instead of copper or aluminum it can be a polymer, a plastic, that will have similar properties in terms of electrical and thermal properties, and we can lower the weight.
According to Lozano, theres a fair chance that because of advances in nanotech, your cellphone battery will weigh little more than a Post-it Note in the near future.
As exciting as the field was, Lozano had a problem: nanofibers took forever to make. They were traditionally made through a process that involved using heat or electricity, and only produced a miniscule fiber or two an hour. Instead of making groundbreaking discoveries in the fields of medicine or technology, Lozanos undergrads were spending all of their lab time laboriously teasing out solitary strands of nanofibers.
At the undergrad level, you need to hold something in your hand, to see it, to be able to bring that interest, she said. If I just give you one little hair, you cant do very much. Theres no way I could excite them or ignite that spark to fall in love with research.
Lozano was at a loss. She considered directing her students to research something else. Then, one day, inspiration struck her in one of the most likely forms: a cotton candy machine.
My mind just went crazy, she said. You have tons of fibers, very simple to produce. Theyre not nanofibers, but were engineers, we can make changes to make it nano. A group of students started working on it, and long story short, we developed those machines, we even created a company.
With the new machines, Lozano and her students could make nanofiber material by the bolt. They created an actual business that operated in McAllen for several years, producing material at an industrial scale and showing off their new process to others in the field.
At one point there were so many people coming by, Lozano says, the FBI dropped in to see what was going on.
It was very good, Lozano said. We hired lots of people and we had people from all over the world coming by.
The business was bought by a larger company in Tennessee in 2017, but Lozano and her students have continued to work with nanofiber. Their research has led to dozens of patents and scholarly articles.
A lot of our undergraduate students are co-authors in scientific publications, and thats amazing, Lozano said. Its not that common that undergraduate students graduate with journal publications from top journals. Even our high school students that work in the lab get the opportunity to be co-authors.
For Lozano, exposing students to science in such a direct way is just as, or more, important than her research breakthroughs and academic recognitions.
If you walk into her office, you wont see the White House commendation from October; it resides in a drawer at her home. It was gratifying, she says, but not as gratifying as seeing her students working in the lab.
You will, however, see a full-sized carnival cotton candy machine in Lozanos office, a reminder of the inspiration that helped her students succeed.
I see my students getting like five offer letters, and they come to me and their problem is which one to select, she said. So Ive seen what can come after, and I tell people that theres opportunities and theres jobs and you can contribute to society.
In many ways, the woman whose own path toward a career in science was unlikely has devoted herself to paving the way for others. Lozano frequently works with local high schools and even made a YouTube channel geared at inspiring and instructing children.
Its important to plant that seed in boys and girls, she said. To me, its the fuel that keeps me going.
On Tuesday, Lozano will continue talking about science at TEDxMcAllen. Her discussion will be streamed live on the groups Facebook page.
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The Nanotechnology World Association is Launched to Foster Worldwide Collaboration Within This Promising and High Growth Sector – PR Web
Posted: October 24, 2019 at 11:17 am
SINGAPORE and NEW YORK (PRWEB) October 23, 2019
The Nanotechnology World Association (NWA) has been officially launched today to execute on its mission to globally facilitate and promote adoption of nanotechnology solutions across industries by connecting entrepreneurs with researchers, start-ups with investors, suppliers with customers, employers with talents, key players with one another. The NWA is an independent, and mainly industry-oriented, advocacy group inclusive of businesses, academia, business-supporting associates, as well as affiliate government agencies and other associations.
The NWA seeks to expand and strengthen connections between stakeholders in the nanotechnology sector as these relationships are the key to fulfill the potentials of these various technologies. This will be achieved by engaging more industry members, facilitating industry-oriented programs, with an emphasis on supporting nanomanufacturing R&D projects with other educational research bodies. The NWA efforts will include the private or public spheres and active support and vigorous participation from both governments and companies is expected.
The NWA aims to expand quickly. "We are in the process of creating chapters, to address the local needs of our members," said Marine Le Bouar, CEO of the NWA. "Other plans for the Association include the funding of our own Institute, and the organization of the first global nanotechnology start-up competition, she added.
So far, members from North America, Europe and Asia have joined the NWA. These companies include Park Systems (South Korea) Abionic (Switzerland), Advanced Nanotechnologies (Spain), APR Technologies (Sweden), Horiba (France), Metashield (USA), nFluids (Canada), and StoreDot (Israel), among others.
We are honored to be a founding member of Nanotechnology World Association to help promote shared knowledge amongst the growing and diverse Nano Science community. As a global leader in Atomic Force Microscopes, Park Systems is a strong advocate for collaboration to achieve nanoscale advances for the betterment of our world. Keibock Lee, President at Park Systems (South Korea).
"Nanotech is the next frontier of material science engineering. Organizations like NWA are essential in unlocking the fundamental and transformative promise of advanced materials." Martin Ben-Dayan, CEO, Founder at Metashield LLC (USA).
"This is a much-needed initiative. As pioneers in developing nano-size materials for energy storage, we face global supply chain challenges starting from the scale up process for nano metalloids such as pure nano Silicon." Doron Myersdorf, CEO at StoreDot (Israel).
Given the importance of nanotechnologies in the global business sphere and the huge efforts put into Research & Development, the creation of this association was long overdue. Florian Formanek, Head of Applications, Horiba (France).
"We are happy to join forces with the Nanotechnology World Association in working on the key issues that must be addressed to successfully commercialize this vital technology." Peter Nilsson, CEO at APR Technologies (Sweden).In our opinion, the bridge between nanotechnology and business has yet to be built. This Association is a must-needed first step to building this bridge. Manuel Antonio Onteniente, CEO at Advanced Nanotechnologies (Spain).
Nanofluidics is going to disrupt the biomedical diagnostics field, by providing ultra-fast, lab-grade results from a single drop of capillary blood. The Nanotechnology World Association will aid in coordinating the key players to make this a reality soon. Dr. Nicolas Durand, PhD, Chief Executive Officer at Abionic SA (Switzerland).
About the Nanotechnology World Association
The Nanotechnology World Association (NWA) was created to help accelerate the adoption of nanotechnology in various industries, such as medical, energy, electronics, transportation and materials, by providing relevant information, resources and tools, by connecting researchers and organizations, and by fostering knowledge sharing and cooperation.For more information about the NWA, please visit http://www.nanotechnologyworld.org
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