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24 March, 2017
Nanotechnologies and Advanced Materials Pilot Projects Testbeds for industry and private investments


Horizon 2020, in particular through its industrial leadership pillar, has invested more than 140 million in nanotech and advanced materials pilot lines that enable demostranstion in an industrial environment.

The case if Basque Country was identified as an example for having a relevant track record in terms of regionally public investments in industrial nanotechnology research as well as participation in EU(H2020)-funded pilot projects.

This event aims at bringing together and show-casing several pilot projects towards stakeholders from industry (medium and large companies, SMEs and start-ups), private investors and other stakeholders.


Soren Bowadt, Deputy Head of Unit. DG Research and Innovation

Official Wellcome


Amaia Martinez, Strategic Initiatives Department SPRI

Basque Country - Perspective on Nanotechnologies and Advanced Materials for Regional Growth


Ane Irazustabarrena, Tecnalia

Role of pilot plants in the technology strategy of Tecnalia

Sonia Florez. Tecnalia

E-platform "your partner for nano-enable composites solucions and services"


Maider Garcia de Cortazar, IZADI nano2industry

To impulse the Uptake of Nanotechnology bases solutions


Maurice Mourad, TNO



Iraida Loinaz, CIDETEC IK4



Marina Urbina, CEA



Ann O´Connell, Advanced Materials Ireland

Pilot Line ecosystems and the important of creating value chains


Victor Trapp, Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC

Pilot Plant infrastructures for modern materials and process development and recycling

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