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Nanotechnology Business Leaders to Convene in Nation’s Capital

March 05 2010

March 04, 2010
Nanotechnology Business Leaders to Convene in Nation’s Capital for 9th Annual NanoBusiness Alliance Washington DC Roundtable, March 15 – 17, 2010

Key Executives to Hold High-Level Meetings with Congress
NanoBusiness Alliance Washington DC Roundtable 2010

WASHINGTON—(BUSINESS WIRE)—
The NanoBusiness Alliance, the world’s leading nanotechnology trade association, today announced that it will convene numerous nanotechnology industry executives in Washington, D.C. from March 15 – 17 for its 9th annual “Washington DC Roundtable”. As in past years, NanoBusiness Alliance members will participate in three days of high-level meetings with Members of Congress, Administration officials, and key staff.

“We are grateful for the support we continue to receive on the Hill, and look forward to stimulating dialog between Federal Agencies and our NanoBusiness Alliance members, who are at the forefront of nanotechnology development and commercialization.”

Scheduled meetings include a Congressional Nanotechnology Caucus moderated by Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), and a session with Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR), who recently introduced the Nanotechnology Safety Act of 2010.

“This is once again a crucial time for nanotechnology in our nation’s capitol,” said Vincent Caprio, Executive Director, NanoBusiness Alliance. “We are grateful for the support we continue to receive on the Hill, and look forward to stimulating dialog between Federal Agencies and our NanoBusiness Alliance members, who are at the forefront of nanotechnology development and commercialization.”

The NanoBusiness Alliance Washington DC Roundtable will also include a day-long “Federal Roundtable” on March 17th, which will address such topics as:

  * Regulatory policy for nanotechnology
  * The NanoElectronics Research Initiative
  * Chemical and consumer product risk management policy
  * Sustainable development and Environmental, Health and Safety research policies
  * Policy and guidance developments for FDA
  * Innovation Focus at the Obama Administration

For updates on the Roundtable, please visit Vincent Caprio’s blog at http://www.vincentcaprio.org. For information on participating in the NanoBusiness Alliance Public Policy Tour, please contact Vincent Caprio, 646-919-1750, (JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

About The NanoBusiness Alliance

The NanoBusiness Alliance is voice of the nation’s nanotechnology business community. As a not-for-profit association dedicated to promoting the commercialization of nanotechnology and helping companies bring affordable, life-improving nanotechnology products to market, the Alliance actively represents its members in Washington DC in order to create a positive policy climate for nanotechnology; on Wall Street to focus attention of the global financial community to this high-potential sector; and through regular NanoBusiness conferences, speaking engagements, and membership communications. The NanoBusiness Alliance helps national political leaders understand the implications of nanotechnology in the economy, employment, energy, the environment, and human health and safety. It connects emerging nanotechnology companies with investors and economic development organizations that can help those companies grow and develop. The Alliance is based in Chicago, with offices in Washington DC, New York, Connecticut, and Colorado. For more information, please visit http://www.nanobusiness.org.

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