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Start at : 2011-10-25 End at : 2011-10-27

Iran to Host 8th Asia Nano Forum

Organizer : Asia Nano Forum
Location : Tehran
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TEHRAN (INIC)- Iran obtained the majority of votes of the participants in the 7th Asia Nano Forum (ANF) to host the next forum of this international event in Tehran.

The 8th Asia Nano Forum will be held in Tehran parallel with the 4th Nanotechnology Festival (Iran Nano 2011).

The 7th Asia Nano Forum (ANF) was held from November 8 to 9, 2010, simultaneous with the international workshop of Advanced Materials and Nanotech in Hanoi, Vietnam, with the participation of the member countries of Asia Nano Forum. The Asia Nano Forum members presented their latest programs and achievements in the field of nanotechnology.

The formation of a group in the field of environmental health and safety (EHS) was one of the plans studied in this forum. According to the plan, it was decided that joint activities must be carried out in this field under the supervision of Asia Nano Forum.

The 6th Asia Nano Forum (ANF2009) was held in Taipei, Taiwan, in October 2009.
Moreover, Asia Nano Camp 2010 was held at the same time with the 7th Asia Nano Forum, with PhD university students from the member countries in Singapore and Malaysia in attendance.

The Asia Nano Forum is a network organization established in May, 2004, aiming to improve research, development, and economic potentials of nanotechnology in Asia.

Among the member countries of this network, mention can be made of Iran, India, Japan, New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, the United Arab Emirates, Malaysia, and China.