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NanoNet Ireland brings together the key stakeholders in developing nanoscience and nanotechnology in Ireland government, academia and industry. The mission of NanoNet Ireland is to encourage and facilitate all organisations and partners involved in nanoscience to achieve growth in nanotechnology related markets.

NanoNet Ireland is a non-profit network currently combining two major nano-related consortia

         Integrated NanoScience Platform for Ireland (INSPIRE), a HEA PRTLI4 funded nanoscience research consortium

         CCAN an industry-led Technology Centre, funded by its industry members, Enterprise Ireland and IDA Ireland, to help Irish-based companies generate value through the use of the nano-expertise within our research community. CCAN has 22 companies and 6 research providers as paid-up members.

Objectives of NanoNet Ireland

         To provide a clear and unified voice on Ireland's focus, position, performance and potential in nanotechnology and nanoscience

         To provide a vehicle to exchange high quality information between companies and the science community on markets, collaborations, funding, partnerships and commercialisation

         To educate and inform on all aspects of nanoscience and nanotechnology

         To act as an 'interface' for Ireland in showcasing its Nanoscience capabilities to the rest of the world