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Nanotechnology Research Centers In World : I To Z

26-NOV-2011 15:24

    Following is the list of Nanotechnology Research Centers In World:

    S.No. Nanotech Research Center
    Year of Estb.

    Institute for Molecular Manufacturing

    USA 1991 To conduct and support research on molecular systems engineering and molecular manufacturing (molecular nanotechnology, or MNT)

    Institute for Atomic and Molecular Physics (AMOLF)

    Netherlands 1966 Atomic scale synthesis, manipulation, and modification of surfaces and thin films with novel optical, electronic, and opto-electronic applications.

    Industrial Technology Research Institute

    Taiwan 1973 Conducts research and development in applied technologies to advance private sector growth.

    Interuniversity Microelectronics Centre(IMEC)

    Belgium 1984 To be an "international centre of excellence", to reinforce the local industry, to cooperate intensely with Flemish universities and to provide industrial training in ICT.

    IMDEA Nanociencia Institute

    Spain 2007 Aims at becoming a flexible framework to create new internationally competitive research groups by hybridizing some of the best scientists in Madrid dedicated to the exploration of basic nanoscience with recognized researches recognized elsewhere recruited on an internationally competitive basis.

    Idaho National Laboratory

    USA 1949 Ensure the nation's energy security with safe, competitive, and sustainable energy systems and unique national and homeland security capabilities.

    Institute of Photonic Technology

    Germany 1992 At strengthening its existing scientific and technological competences and to expand into new areas of modern optics.

    Jozef Stefan Institute Nanotechnology

    Slovenia 1949 Focuses on a broad spectrum of basic and applied research in natural sciences, life sciences and engineering and technology.

    Korea Institute of Science and Technology - Nano-Materials Research Center

    South Korea 1966 To assume a central role as the first comprehensive research agency for the promotion of the nation’s economic growth and the modernization of engineering fields.

    London Centre for Nanotechnology

    UK 2003 To act as a focus for current interdisciplinary nanoscale materials and device research.


    Finland 1997 Design, development and fabrication of micro- and nanosystems.

    Nanopin Research Centre for Nanostructure Engineering

    Czech Republic 2005 Complex study of unique photocatalytic properties of nanocrystalline photoactive materials (mostly titanium dioxide); the research of their practical utilization in the field of self-cleaning, anti-bacterial coatings, photocatalytic purification of water, air, contaminated soils, and solar energy conversion; and development of standard procedures for the evaluation of the photocatalytic and hydrophilic properties of these materials.

    NanoTechnology Research Center (NTRC)

    Taiwan 2004 Upgrading the nano-science technology manufactures in Electrical and Electronic Applications.

    National Composite Center (NCC)

    USA 1996 To capture regional and Ohio knowledge base in composites and advanced materials development

    National Institute for Nanotechnology (NINT)

    Canada 2001 Focused on the revolutionary work being done at the nano-scale, the world of individual atoms or molecules.

    National Nanotechnology Center (Nanotec)

    Thailand 2003 To increase human resources (researchers), attract research grants, and inform key stakeholders

    North Carolina Biotechnology Center

    USA 1984 To secure a future of meaningful employment statewide, as the traditional tobacco, textile and furniture markets eroded.

    Polymate - International Nanotechnology Research Center (INRC)

    Israel 1997 Providing applied and theoretical research and development to the scientific and technological fields of material, chemical and environmental engineering, with a focus on the development, marketing, commercialization and manufacturing of advanced materials.

    Research Institute of the Petroleum Industry (RIPI)

    Iran 2006 To provide a framework to ensure the RIPI leadership in nanotechnology that will be essential to improve the petroleum industry.

    Research Triangle Institute (RTI)

    USA 1958 To provide research and technical experience to Governments and businesses in drug discovery and Government, statistical research, education and training, advanced technology, etc.


    Japan 1917 conducts research in many areas of science, including physics, chemistry, biology, medical science, engineering and computational science, and ranging from basic research to practical applications

    Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI)

    Sweden 2001  research, development of technology and analysis, primarily for military defence, but also for civil emergency, security and other civilian applications.

    US Naval Research Lab - Nanoscience and Technology

    USA --- To achieve dramatic, innovative enhancements in the properties and performance of structures, materials, and devices that have controllable features on the nanometer scale.


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