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20 May 09:00 - 17:00IVA Conference Center

Welcome to NanoForum 2016

NanoForum is Sweden’s largest conference on nanotechnology, advanced materials, and business opportunities. Prestigious speakers include the Swedish Minister of Enterprise, Mr.  Mikael Damberg, Prof. Dr. Henning Zoz, CEO & President of Zoz Group and Chair Professor at Ritsumeikan University, as well as Prof Maria Strømme, Uppsala University. For the fourth time, some of the most interesting nanotech companies will be challenged for The Swedish Nanotechnology Company of the Year Award.

Who is attending?
The conference brings together research, industry, education, finance and policy from manufacturing and process industry and technology domains to identify priorities that are crucial to strengthen the Swedish industrial innovation ecosystem. A maximum of 150 delegates means that you will have time to meet face-to-face with the most engaging people with interest in advanced materials and nanotechnology.  

Exhibition and sponsoring
In the heart of the networking area, the exhibition is the hub for discussions and ideas. Be sure to book your company’s space.

Sponsoring means increasing your exposure, increasing customer relationships, optimizing your presence and connecting with new business partners.

If you want  to get involved as a sponsor or exhibitor, please contact Dr. Benjamin Pelcman, BeePCo AB,

How to get there

NanoForum 2016 will take place at IVA Conference Center at Grev Turegatan 16 in Stockholm, Sweden. 

A more detailed description on how to get there can be found here.


8.30                     Registration and coffee

9.00                     Welcome

9.15                     Making Business in a Globalized Era, 

                                      Professor Henning Zoz, Zoz Group, Germany

10.00                  Nanotechnology Company of the Year Award 

                                      – Finalists’ Pitches

10.30                  Coffee Break

11.00                  Colloidal Silica – a Versatile and Safe Nanomaterial, 

                                    Professor Michael Persson, Akzo Nobel PPC

11.45                  Tools for Nanoparticle Characterization,

                                     Mohammed Homman, Vironova

12.00                  Lunch

13.00                  Competitiveness and Re-industrialisation, 

                                     Minister Mikael Damberg, Swedish Ministry of 


13.30                  Financing and Listing of Early Stage Companies,

                                       Erik Nerpin, Blasieholmen Investment Group

14.15                  Nanotechnology at Höganäs AB – Present Activities

                                       and Future Solutions, Dr Per-Olof Larsson, Höganäs

14.30                  Coffee Break

15.00                  Secret Guest

15.15                  Panel Discussion – Are We on the Right Path?

16.00                  Nanotechnology Company of the Year Award

16.15                 Conclusion and Farewell

16.30                 "One for the Road!" Reception

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Mikael Damberg
Swedish Minister of Enterprise and Innovation

Michael Persson
Innovation Manager at AkzoNobel

Henning Zoz
CEO of Zoz Group and professor at at Ritsumeikan University

Penilla Gunther
Member of Parlament

Erik Nerpin
Attorney at Law, founder of Advokatfirman Nerpin and Blasieholmen Investment Group

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