Netzwerk Nanosilber

Nanoinitiative Bayern GmbH

Nanoinitiative Bayern GmbH manages the Cluster Nanotechnology in Bavaria with the main objectives of consistent development of a competence network in the area of nanotechnology and support of efficient transfer of R&D results into application. Close linking of the areas of science, industry, training and further training is of the utmost importance here. The primary target groups are companies with an application potential for nanotechnology under special consideration of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), universities, colleges and public research facilities. The promotional association Nanonetz Bayern e.V. forms the platform for the cluster activities.

Core competences of the Cluster Nanotechnology include:

  • Promotion of cooperations between R&D facilities and users in the industry
  • Support of application-oriented research
  • Initiation, support and coordination of projects to complete project management
  • International research marketing
  • Support in project applications
  • Organisation of seminars and workshops on nanotechnology
  • Knowledge procurement and preparation for nanotechnology matters
  • Promotion of nanotechnology contents in school and university lessons
  • Intense discussion of nanotechnology opportunities and risks

In the NanoSilver network, Nanoinitiative Bayern GmbH performs network management.