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Tackling the European market of nanoimprint lithography
Date:4/20/2012

The development of new applications based on nanoimprinting techniques (NIL) is evolving at a rapid pace.

But what are the challenges to be overcome in order to reach the market? How do we bridge the gap between basic research and its uptake from the industry? What are the tools needed for each product?

Numerous applications ranging from consumer goods to security tags to life science products were discussed by more than 80 professionals of the field coming from both the public and private sectors. Once more, Berlin was the venue for the second NaPANIL Industrial Day hosted this year by micro resist technology GmbH on February the 28th, where all these questions were addressed.

After the success of its first Industrial Day on 6 April 2011, a new record of participants, especially from industry, was achieved. 84 participants (43% participants from industry, 57% from academia), willing to explore the potentials, limitations and expected impact of nanoimprint lithography on the market met 11 months later at the same location.

Several applications of Nanoimprint Lithography were presented, such as toys with coloured surfaces presented by Per Hvsgaard, Senior Director of the Mechatronics and Prototyping department of LEGO System A/S; intelligent displays in the automotive sector, presented by Vito G. Lambertini from FIAT; nanopatterning to fight counterfeiting, presented by Lars Lindvold from Stensborg A/S; applications in the biomedical field as biosensors or implants, presented by Johnny Stormonth-Darling from the University of Glasgow. Moreover, the challenges in the development of production tools and materials were also discussed. Step and repeat, e-beam lithography, injection moulding and roll-to-roll developments were presented by several speakers, from companies such as EVG, Vistec Philips, and Nanoptics, who showed their latest achievements.

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Contact: Isabel Obieta
ISABEL.OBIETA@TECNALIA.COM
34-664-039-047
Institut Catal de Nanotecnologia
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