The 8th ed. of Nanotech France 2023 Int. Conference and Exhibition

Conference Topics

The Nanotech France 2023 Conference topics/ sessions include:

Advanced Nanomaterials/Synthesis/ Properties

  • Nanoparticles Synthesis and applications
  • Nanocomposites / Bionanocomposites Materials
  • Nanofluids
  • Nanostructured / nanoporous Materials and devices
  • Nanostructured coatings, surfaces and membranes
  • Carbon Nanostructures and devices/ Graphene
  • Polymer Nanotechnology
  • Soft Nanotechnology and Colloids

Graphene and 2D Materials

  • Fundamental Science of Graphene and 2D Materials
  • Growth, synthesis techniques and integration methods
  • Characterization techniques (AFM, SPM, TEM, etc.)
  • Chemistry and biology studies of graphene and 2D Materials
  • Applications in electronics, Photonics, Magnetism, Spintronics, sensors,etc
  • Applications in energy (photovoltaics, fuel cells, hydrogen etc)
  • Application  in health and biomedical
  • Graphene-related health and environment research/ Toxicity
  • Graphene: Innovation and commercialization. 

NanoMetrology- Characterization and Modelling at the nanoscale

  • State of the art of measurement at the nanoscale level
  • Methodologies  (AFM, STM, SEM, TEM, Mass spectrometry, etc)
  • Precision instrumentation design and theory
  • Nanotribology, Surface nanometrology/ 3D printing, etc
  • New and emerging measurement and analysis technologies
  • Standards for nanometer scale Characterization
  • Reference materials, measurement standards, etc
  • Good laboratory practice, traceability, uncertainty, calibration, verification, etc
  • New developments in modelling and simulations at the nanoscale
  • Emerging control theory and applications

Nanoscale Electronics

  • Nano Electronics and Photonics
  • Memory and  logic devices, circuits and architecture for advanced CMOS technologies
  • Beyond and extended CMOS devices
  • spin electronics
  • Sensors based on emerging devices
  • Quantum electronics
  • Neuromorphic architectures
  • Interconnecting nanoscale objects
  • 3D approaches

Nanotech for Energy and Environment

  • Nanomatrials for Clean and Sustainable Technology
  • Nanotechnology for Solar Energy Collection and Conversion
  • Energy Storage and Novel Generation
  • Nanotech for Oil and Gas
  • NanoNuclear Materials
  • Fuels Applications
  • Renewable Energy Technologies
  • Bio Sources for Materials and Fuels
  • Green Chemistry and Materials
  • Water Technologies
  • Smart Grid

Nanotech in Life Sciences and Medicine

  • Bionanomaterials and Tissues Engineering
  • Biosensors, Diagnostics and Imaging
  • Materials for Drug and Gene Delivery
  • Biomarkers and Nanoparticles
  • Cancer Diagnostics, Imaging and Treatment
  • Drug Delivery and Therapeutics
  • Cancer Nanotechnology
  • Nano Robots
  • DNA nanotechnology
  • Nanotoxicity

Nanotechnology safety/Nanotoxicity

  • NanoToxicology
  • Risk assessment and management
  • Measurement of health risk
  • Exposure scenarios
  • Regulation and ethical impacts

Nano Applications

  • Food Technology
  • Catalysis
  • Military and Defence
  • Aeropspace and Vehicle Manufacturers
  • Manufacturing and Construction
  • Textiles

In addition to thses main conference sessions, the following focused sessions will run in parallel:

Focused session on Nanomaterials for drug and gene delivery

Keynote and invited speakers

  • Prof. Oliver Schmidt, Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany
  • Prof. Rosario Pignatello, University of Catania, Italy
  • Prof. Xavier Fernàndez-Busquets, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
  • Prof. Alexander Kros, Leiden University, The Netherlands

Description: The interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary knowledge from modern nanobiotechnologies has contributed to the impressive development of genuine nanosized and nanostructured biomaterials and biocompatible platforms. These nanobiomaterials offers multiple advantages for effective drug delivery, with the potential to improve the efficacy and tolerability of new and old therapeutics.

Over the last several decades, nanomedicine has provided various high-performance tools to overcome biomedical challenges that have resulted in numerous patents. Particularly, drug delivery systems enabled the surpassing of drug stability and solubility limits, improved the routes for drug administration, reduced the dose-associated toxicity, and enhanced the target specificity by exploring both active and passive delivery strategies

Depending on the preparation method, the therapeutic substance (naturally derived or synthetic drug) is either physically entrapped in or covalently bound to the matrix of the pharmaceutical nanosystem. The resulting compounds may have the structure of capsules (nanoparticles or nanostructured microspheres), amphiphilic core/shell structures (micelles or liposomes), or hyperbranched macromolecules

In order to fully realise the potential of nanomedicines, it is important to understand how the physicochemical properties and consequent bio-nano interactions of nanomaterials influence their drug release properties, interactions with cells and tissues, in vivo biodistribution, and ultimately, their fate.

For this session, we invite researchers to present their latest findings on the synthesis of nanosized and nanostructured biomaterials intended for new pharmaceutically active formulations, advances in the understanding of their interactions with biological entities, and their potential applications in the broader field of medicine and healthcare.


  • drug delivery systems
  • on-demand and target therapy
  • nanomedicine and theranostic
  • Liposomes, DNA origami, Micelles
  • DNA and RNA delivery
  • bioactive and therapeutic nanomaterials
  • natural and synthetic biomaterials in drug delivery
  • inorganic and organic biomaterials in drug delivery
  • composite and hybrid drug delivery formulations
  • surface engineering and functionalization
  • nano-bio interactions
  • pharmacotherapy and pharmacognosy
  • targeted and triggered drug delivery
  • Nanomaterial safety and tolerability

Focused session on Nanostructured surfaces, coatings and films

Keynote and invited speakers

  • Prof Gavioli Luca, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy
  • Prof. Antonella Macagnano, CNR – Rome, Italy
  • Prof . Jean Ebothe, University of Reims Champagne Ardenne, France

Description: The recent advancements in nanostructured thin film and nano-coatings technologies have created a tremendous opportunity for innovations in both academic research and industries such as energy production, healthcare, and environmental remediation. Nano-coatings / Thin films can be defined as coatings with nanoscale thickness, second-phase nano-granules distributed in a matrix, thick coatings that have nanosized grains or phases, etc.

Because of the superior physicochemical properties, thin film nanostructures’ share in the market has been increasing considerably. Especially, the recent progress in the fields of thin film syntheses and the tailored fabrication of nanostructured surfaces provides endless possibilities for a new generation of tuneable materials for diverse applications. They have applications in many industrial fields, such as the aerospace and car industries, medical implants and instruments, metal industry for equipment and tools, chemical and food industries, etc. Depending on their application, nanocoatings may be required to be hard, to protect the underlying substrate, elastic, or, for medical applications, biocompatible.

All scientists and researchers working in the field of thin films and nanotechnology are cordially invited to submit their abstracts covering all aspects of fundamental and applied research on thin films and nanomaterials.

Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Thin films and nano-coatings
  • Advanced characterizations of thin films and nano-coatings
  • Carbon-based nanomaterials and thin films
  • Interfacial properties of thin films and nanomaterials
  • Nano-coatings for conductive polymer films;
  • Nanocomposites and high-entropy alloy coatings.
  • Nano-coatings medical applications.
  • Orthopedic nanoceramics.
  • Thin film and Nano-coatings for food safety and quality;
  • Energy applications of thin films and nanomaterials
  • Electrochemical storage, hydrogen, and fuel cells
  • Nanomaterials in clean energy applications
  • Energy recovery from wastewater treatment.