NanoForum 2018 
Where great minds meet

Sustainable Nanomaterials/Solutions, Life cycle impacts, New Business Models & the Nanotech Company of the Year Award.

At NanoForum we create meaningful encounters around the most important topics for our future. With a highly relevant audience, including policy makers, investors, world class scientists and entrepreneurs, NanoForum is the most important meeting for the Scandinavian Nano community.

Prepare yourself for a mind-blowing journey in the smallest of worlds.

Join and benefit from the conference in several ways:

  • Get inspired on how to run your business most effectively by some of the best in the industry
  • Get a new outlook on sustainable solutions in Nanoscience
  • Find commercial partners for innovation
  • Expand your network and exchange ideas

As a member of SwedNanoTech, you get 50 % off tickets as well as a table at the Exhibition. For the exhibition, please contact goran.lidgren@swednanotech.com

Programme

9:15 – Registration and coffee 
9:30 – Introduction
9:50 – Sustainable Nanomaterials/Solutions
11:50 – Lunch
13:00 – Nanotechnology Company of the Year Award (pitching)
13:40 – Life-Cycle impacts
15:00 – Fika Break
15:30 – Future Business Models
17:00 – Nanotechnology Company of the Year Award
17:10 – Sum it up
17:30–19:00 – Reception

Speakers

Jonathan MacDonald
Founder of the Thought Expansion Network

Jonathan MacDonald has worked with companies including IKEA, Google, Apple, Microsoft and Unilever to challenge their thinking and provide new perspectives within disruptive innovation, future trends and how to use change to fuel outstanding business and personal success. He is an international renowned speaker.

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Solveig Roschier
Leading consultant, Gaia

Solveig Roschier has an extensive knowledge on innovation strategies and processes, including innovation funding, commercialization of research, industrial research and in general on the public-private interface. Besides assignments in various international committees and organizations, she has been doing research for the European Commission. 

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Jan-Eric Sundgren
Chairman of SwedNanoTech

Jan-Eric Sundgren has a long experience at Volvo, where he served as a Senior Advisor to the CEO of Volvo Group, among other roles (2006–2016).

Before Volvo, he was appointed the post as principal of Chalmers University (1998–2006). Today he is self-employed and appointed SwedNanoTech's Chairman of the board.

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Kristina Edström
Professor Structural Chemistry, Uppsala University

With an excellent ability to combine high quality research and education with societal engagement, Kristina Edström is a very appreciated leader of the Ångström Advanced battery Centre. She has had several leading positions in the academic society and is member of the Royal Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA). Her research focuses on development of new batteries.

 

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Magnus Nydén
Chief Scientist at AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals

Magnus Nydén is a physical chemist (holds nine patents) and has ten years of experience of company consulting. He also Co-founded CAPECO AB, a company producing microcapsules for controlled-release applications. From a research perspective he is best known for his work in diffusion studies in micro-heterogeneous porous materials.

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Peter Nilsson
CEO at APR Technologies in Enköping, Sweden

Between 1999 and 2005 Peter worked with developing MEMS-based solutions for space industry, as R&D Engineer at Uppsala University& ACR Electronics in Sweden, and NASA/JPL in USA developing instrument for Mars exploration. Between 2005 and 2012 Peter was R&D Manager/Project Manager at ÅAC Microtec in Sweden, dealing with microelectronics solutions for various applications including high temperature electronics. Has published a number of academic articles, conference presentations and patents in the fields where he has been active, for example the XiVIA through silicon metallic via for 3-d integration of electronics and no-moving-parts-pumps based on atomic interactions om molecular scale.

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Adam Björk
Director of Environment & Sustainability at Volvo Construction Equipment

Has had various positions at Volvo, where he among other things has focused on advanced engineering projects related to material technology, sustainability and environmental assessment. 

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The speakers list will continue to be updated

Accommodation

There is plenty of options if you are looking for hotels in Uppsala. We have reserved rooms at two hotels:

Akademihotellet

You can contact the hotel by e-mail or phone. Last chance to book a room is on September 20.

Phone: +46 18 15 51 90,
E-mail: info@akademihotellet.se
The rooms are 2500 SEK for two nights, including breakfast
Booking reference: NanoForum

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Radisson Blu

You can contact the hotel by e-mail or phone. Last chance to book a room is in the beginning of September.

Phone: +46 18 474 79 10
E-mail: reservations.uppsala@radissonblu.com
The rooms are 2095 SEK per night, including breakfast
Booking reference: NanoForum

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