OECD WPN Policy Roundtable on International Scientific Co-operation in Nanotechnology - Braga, Portugal (22-23 June 2009)

 

DAY 1 – REFLECTING ON EXAMPLES OF INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH PROJECTS

 

Chairman: Prof. Luís Viseu Melo, Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Portugal

 

Session 1:  Collaborative efforts in Asia

Prof. Chen Wang: “Introduction to the progress in nanoscience and technology in China” Director, National Nano Centre, China

Prof. Hanjo Lim: “Korean Experiences in International Scientific Co-operation in Nanotechnology”, Former President, Korea Nanotechnology Research Society – KoNTRS, Korea

Session 2:  Collaborative efforts amongst European Countries

Prof. Cor Claeys: "IMEC's Collaboration Models for Nanoelectronics Research and the Role of  the PRINS Research Infrastructure" Director, Advanced Semiconductor Technologies, IMEC,  Belgium
Prof. Jose Rivas: “The International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory as an example of international cooperation” Director General, International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory (INL), Spain-Portugal

Session 3:  National Experiences

Dr. Deniz Beten, “Opportunities for Collaboration” NATO, Science for Peace and Security Programme

Prof Mario N. Baibich: “Brazil’s Co-operation Initiative in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology”, Ministério da Ciência e Tecnologia (Ministry of Science and Technology), Brazil

Dr. Jitka Kubatova: “Czech Experiences in International Nanotechnology Co-operation”. Technology Centre ASCR, the Czech Republic 

Prof. Dave Blank: ‘Netherlands Nano Initiative: The Dutch Strategic Research Agenda’’Director, MESA+, Institute on micro and nanotechnology of Twente University, General Director, Strategic Research Agenda of the Netherlands Nanotechnology Initiative, The Netherlands

Session 4: Co-operation for Nanomaterials Research and Regulation

Dr. Costas Galiotis: "Scientific and Technological Co-operation in the field of Nanostructured Polymers and Nanocomposites" Director, Institute of Chemical Engineering and High Temperature Chemical Processes, Greece

 

DAY 2 – IDENTIFICATION OF THE MAIN POLICY ISSUES FACED IN SCIENTIFIC INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC CO-OPERATION IN NANOTECHNOLOGY

Chairman: Dr. Jean Louis Oudar, Director of Research, CNRS, Phonotic and Nanostructures Laboratory, France

 

Session 1:  Challenges to Scientific International Co-operation
Dr. Andrea Reinhardt: “Public-private R&D partnerships and the industrial perspective” MicroTech
Dr. Robert Rudnisky : “A US perspective on issues related to scientific co-operation in nanotechnology”, US National Nanotechnology Initiative
Prof. Jose Rivas: “The legal and institutional procedures to establish the INL as a fully international research organization.” Director General, International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory (INL), Spain-Portugal

Prof. Jean-Louis Robert: “Coordination of the national policies in fundamental research at the nanometric scale.” CNRS and University of Montpellier, France