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The dunkable mobiles that keep working even if you drop them in the bath

Ruining your phone by dropping it into the bath could become a thing of the past, thanks to a small company spun out of the Ministry of Defence.  ‘Dunkable’ mobile phones, which can...

Next-generation coatings and sensors that can operate in extreme conditions

Nanowerk has just noted that Tata Steel has formed a strategic partnership with the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), to develop a range of innovations that will include...

Nanoparticle based coating for aircraft engines may triple service life and reduce fuel consumption

This month’s Nano Magazine has reported that researchers in Sweden have started using nanoparticles in the heat-insulating surface layer that protects aircraft engines from heat. In tests, this...

Smart paper

An EU-funded project is developing a technology platform to add new functionalities to paper. This will open up new market opportunities in the European paper, packaging and security label...

Rust protection from nanocapsules

Nanowerk has just reported on an intreresting approach to provide a particularly ingenious remedy for the problem of rust. In one study, they embedded a few 100-nanometre-sized...

Presentations now available from Nanotechnology & the Coatings Industry 2013

On 8th October 2013, the NanoKTN, in partnership with BCF & PRA, held its fourth annual Nanotechnology & the Coatings Industry conference and exhibition in Nottingham. The event...

Range of exhibitors at Nanotechnology & the Coatings Industry 2013 next week

Anton Paar produces high-precision measuring and laboratory instruments for industry and research. It is the world leader in the field of Rheometry and in the measurement of Density and...

NanoKTN Announces Details of Fourth Nanotechnology and the Coatings Industry Conference

8th October, Nottingham. The NanoKTN in partnership with the British Coatings Federation (BCF) and the Paint Research Association (PRA), is pleased to announce details of its fourth annual...

Nanomodification of Polymers for Potential Coatings Applications

Prof Steve Shaw, Dstl Fellow at the MOD will present on 'Nanomodification of Polymers for Potential Coatings Applications' at the Nanotechnology and the Coatings Industry conference taking...

NANoREG: A Collaboration Opportunity to Influence the Governance & Regulation of Nanotechnologies

Steve Morgan, Senior Policy Adviser at Defra, will present on 'NANoREG: A Collaboration Opportunity to Influence the Governance & Regulation of Nanotechnologies' at Nanotechnology &...

M-ERA.NET call supports funding on Interfaces, Surfaces and Coatings

This is a rather belated note to let the coatings community know about a M-ERA.NET funding call which closes on 30th October 2013. The scope of the call includes Interfaces, Surfaces and...

Nanoscale Coatings in the Glass Industry

Dr John Buckett from NSG/Pilkington will present on 'Nanoscale Coatings in the Glass Industry' at the Nanotechnology & the Coatings Industry conference taking place on 8th October 2013...

Only four weeks to go - Nanotechnology and the Coatings Industry 2013

There are less than four weeks to go before the fourth annual Nanotechnology and the Coatings Industry event is held at Nottingham Belfry Hotel. This event provides an...

Want to hear from AkzoNobel Decorative Paints and NSG/Pilkington?

Nanotechnology and the Coatings Industry 2013 8th Oct 2013, Nottingham Early-bird closing tomorrow! This conference, now in its fourth year, will provide insights into new...

Non-aqueous Sol-gel Chemistry to Nanoparticle-based Coatings & Nanoparticle Characterization for Toxicological Evaluation of their Impacts

Prof Nicola Pinna, Professor for Inorganic Chemistry & Functional Materials at the Humboldt University of Berlin will present on 'Non-aqueous Sol-gel Chemistry to Nanoparticle-based...

Improving the Performance of Coatings with Nanomaterials

Sandy Reid, CEO of Promethean Particles will present on 'Improving the Performance of Coatings with Nanomaterials' at the Nanotechnology & the Coatings Industry conference and...

Risks & Benefits of Nanomaterials in Paints – Results from the NanoHouse Project

Dr Ingrid Hincapié, Scientist & Project Manager at Empa Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology will present on 'Risks & Benefits of Nanomaterials in Paints –...

Nanotechnology & the Coatings Industry 2013 - Programme Announced

  Nanotechnology and the Coatings Industry 2013 8th October 2013, Nottingham Early-bird rates available until 6th...

Colouring our World with Nanotechnology

Dr Philip Taylor, Paints Research Associate in the Global Decorative Research Group of AkzoNobel Decorative Paints will deliver the keynote on 'Colouring our World with Nanotechnology' at the...

Nanoparticle Sizing – Think of a Number

Ciaran Murphy from Malvern Instruments will present on 'Nanoparticle Sizing – Think of a Number' at the Nanotechnology and the Coatings Industry conference taking place on 8th October...
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