ESA round table on micro/nano technologies for space, the Netherlands

October 3, 2005

Brussels, 30 Sep 2005

The fifth European Space Agency (ESA) round table on micro/nano technologies for space will take place in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, from 3 to 5 October.

The main objectives of this event are to:

- increase contact between the space industry, decision makers and MNT players;

- strengthen the European MNT industry and research competitiveness;

- present future space programmes and projects that will fly MNT into space. Facilitate networking for early in-orbit demonstration;

- assess the state of the art in micro/nano-technologies for space, the maturity of the technology and its expected evolution;

- confirm the European space community's interest in emerging nanotechnologies;

- identify MNT domains where efforts are still required;

- introduce the various space agencies' achievements, objectives and programmes;

- strengthen cooperation efforts on MNT reliability, evaluation, standardisation and qualification.
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