From its origin as Nanotech Dubai, the event grow for this 2017 edition to become the Nanotech Middle East 2017 Conference and Exhibition to be held in the venue the state-of-the-art Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre (DICEC), Dubai World Trade Centre from 4  to 6 December, 2017 (event web site:


The successful conclusion of the previous Nanotech Dubai Conference and Exhibition editions were rewarding. The quality and number of Nanotech academia professionals and industry specialists whom attended the three-day event proved to be very effective and added a positive and encouraging facet to the existing status of the event. The organizing committee was determined and motivated to extend the event scale through taking the important move to bring the event to the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre, brand it as the main Nanotech event in Middle East, North Africa, Africa and South Asia Region and aiming to make it as one of the main Nanotechnology event, Exhibition and Conference, globally.


Nanotech Middle East 2017 conference will present a very comprehensive scientific program highlighting the latest topics and covers all frontier topics in nanotechnology. The conference includes plenary lectures and invited talks by eminent personalities from around the world in addition to contributed papers both oral and poster presentations. It brings together leading scientists, researchers, engineers, practitioners, technology developers and policy makers in nanotechnology to exchange information on their latest research progress, innovation and business opportunities. It's among the most important events in terms of international regulatory policies and it's opened to the participation of private companies. It's a unique venue for companies to promote equipment and technology.


The Nanotech Middle East 2017 exhibition is the gateway to the emerging and far-reaching nanotechnology market in the MENASA region. A wide-ranging products, equipment and services will be displayed. A number of practical and interactive activities will run alongside the exhibition halls.


Jointly and parallel to the Nanotech event, the organizing committee is launching two related and important topics events: Biotech Middle East 2017 (Biotechnology Conference and Exhibition) and Surtech Middle East 2017 (Surface Treatment, Plating & Painting Technology Conference and Exhibition).

Keynote Speakers

Prof. Haris Doumanidis

Khalifa University, UAE

Mr. Ray Gibbs

Haydale Graphene Industries Plc, UK

Dr Alberto Figoli

Institute on Membrane Technology (ITM-CNR), Italy

Dr. Martin Kemp


Prof. Junhong Chen

Director, Nanotechnology for Sustainable Energy and Environment Lab University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA

Prof. Aldo Di Carlo

Univ. of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy

Prof. Rashid K. Abu Al-Rub

Masdar Institute, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Dr. Muhammad Mustafa Hussain

Asso. Professor, Integrated Nanotechnology Lab, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Dr. Lajos P. Balogh

AA Nanotechnology Consulting, New York, USA

Dr. Haider Butt

Nanotechnology School of Engineering, University of Birmingham, UK

Prof Daniel Choi

Department Head - Mechanical and Materials Engineering Department, Masdar Institute, UAE

Prof . Taleb Ibrahim

American University of Sharjah, UAE

Prof. Shiho Kawashima

Columbia University - USA

Dr. Himanshu H Mishra

King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST), KSA

Invited Speakers

Dr. Nader Shehata

Department of Engineering Mathematics, Alexandria University, Egypt


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