Conference to address impact of nanotechnology on defence industry

June 16, 2003

Brussels, 13 Jun 2003

A conference focusing on 'bridging the gap between technology and applications' will take place in London, UK on 6 and 7 November.

The event will focus on nanotechnology and defence, and will present applications set to revolutionise the sector in the 21st Century.

Subjects to be addressed at the conference include:
- multifunction adaptive materials;
- nanoengineered functional materials;
- chemical/biological agent detection/destruction;
- active chameleon style camouflage systems for wide ballistic protection;
- interactive textiles/clothing that provide passive insulation, electromagnetic and radio frequency shielding;
- energy harvesting, waste disposal, water recovery and recycling.

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CORDIS RTD-NEWS / © European Communities

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