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Converging Technologies for 21st Century Security

The Royal College of Physicians, London, UK

November 25, 2009
Converging Technologies for 21st Century Security
Organized by the Institute of Nanotechnology
The Royal College of Physicians, London, UK

Organised crime, terrorism, civil conflict, and natural disasters are sadly commonplace in global society and have developed increasingly complex dimensions. To counter such threats, civil security and emergency response teams are looking towards new technologies that offer more sensitive, rapid, and accurate detection methods; that provide the means to neutralise or effectively deal with the outcomes of such incidents; and that provide greater protection to personnel.

The Institute of Nanotechnology (IoN), through its role in the EU-funded observatoryNANO project, is investigating the role that nanotechnology and other technologies can play in addressing such complex security issues…

For more information please contact
Carrie Smith at the Institute of
Nanotechnology: +44(0)141 303 8444 or

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