Abalonyx AS is a Norway based SME engaged in production and R&D related to graphene oxide and reduced graphene oxide since 2008. We produce and sell single layer graphene oxide (GO) and thermally reduced graphene oxide (rGO) in Kg-quantities and are presently developing a process for remediation of water contaminated with heavy metals and radionuclides based on a GO-based scavenger-system. We are also involved in collaborative development of scaffolds for use in regenerative medicine as well as modified GO and rGO for use in composites for construction materials, certain sports equipment and energy storage. Our sister company, Graphene Batteries AS uses a special rGO-grade in its battery developments. We actively work with our customers to tune our GO and rGO to their needs.

The Center for Cooperative Research in Biomaterials- CIC biomaGUNE, located in San Sebastia?n (Spain), was officially opened in December 2006. CIC biomaGUNE is a non-profit research organization created to promote scientific research and technological innovation at the highest levels in the Basque Country following the BioBasque policy, in order to create a new business sector based on biosciences. Established by the Government of the Basque Country, CIC biomaGUNE constitutes one of the Centers of the CIC network, the largest Basque Country research network on specific strategic areas, having the mission to contribute to the economical and social development of the country through the generation of knowledge and speeding up the process that leads to technological innovation.

Carl Zeiss is a German multinational manufacturer of high technology. It is formed by different divisions: semi-conductor division, research and technology for quality control, medical technology and systems for vision care.
Carl Zeiss is a leading company in the field of microscopy and commitment to natural sciences and research on materials. As a leading manufacturer of microscopes, we offer complete solutions for biomedical research, the healthcare sector and the high-tech industries.

Raith is a leading precision technology solution provider for nanofabrication, electron beam lithography, focused ion beam fabrication, nanoengineering and reverse engineering applications. Customers include universities and other organizations involved in various fields of nanotechnology research and materials science – as well as industrial and medium sized enterprises that use nanotechnology for specific product applications or produce compound semiconductors.

Neaspec is dedicated to delivering innovative solutions for nanoscale optical imaging & spectroscopy for researchers in industry and academic institutions. We are proud to introduce neaSNOM - the ultimate nanoanalytic microscopy platform for materials research and photonics. neaSNOM enables nanoscale infrared imaging & spectroscopy at about 1000-times better spatial resolution of 10 nm when compared to conventional infrared spectroscopy. It even allows to utilize the visible & terahertz spectral region at the same high resolution enabling additional material characterization applications in many disciplines such as Semiconductor Technology, Chemistry, Photonics, Polymer Science and Life-Sciences with special focus on 2D materials.

MDPI (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute) is an academic open-access publisher with headquarters in Basel, Switzerland. Additional offices are located in Beijing and Wuhan (China), Barcelona (Spain) as well as in Belgrade (Serbia). MDPI publishes 186 diverse peer-reviewed, scientific, open access, electronic journals. MDPI publishing activities are supported by more than 15,700 active scientists and academic editors on journals' international editorial boards, including several Nobelists. More than 263,500 individual authors have already published with MDPI. MDPI.com receives more than 8.4 million monthly webpage views.

Lasing, S.A. is, since 1980, a company dedicated to the distribution in Spain of the highest technology in instrumentation and photonics products. We are pioneers of introducing new technologies in Spain, with excellent technical support. Lasing facility is based in Madrid, which is a multi purpose-built 1000 m2 premises. The premises include optical, electronic and mechanical workshops for system integration and equipment testing.
Lasing consists of highly qualified, professional staff members. Our teamwork possess superb educational backgrounds, many with advanced degrees in science (physics and chemistry), electronics engineering and marketing/business management. Lasing has a large number of installations in Research Centers, Universities, Hospitals and main Industries. Reliability and customer satisfaction have the priority at Lasing to establish long term relationship with our customers and principals.
We offer a wide range of innovative equipments for nano-science studies:
• Thin films fabrication and characterization
• Surface interactions studies at nanoscale
• Visualitation and mapping of nanometric samples
• Fast scanning and atomic resolution AFM. Perfect integration with advanced optical techniques
• Automated force spectroscopy for real time study of molecular intereactions
• Force sensing optical tweezers turnkey system (positioning, detection and manipulation)
• Optical spectroscopy systems
• Lasers and advanced light sources for manufacture and analysis of nano-scale structures

El Centro para el Desarrollo Tecnológico Industrial (CDTI) es una Entidad Pública Empresarial, dependiente del Ministerio de Economía, Industria y Competitividad, que promueve la innovación y el desarrollo tecnológico de las empresas españolas.
El CDTI concede a la empresa ayudas financieras propias y facilita el acceso a las de terceros (subvenciones del Programa Marco de I+D de la UE) para la realización de proyectos de investigación, desarrollo e innovación tanto nacionales como internacionales.

The Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI) is a Public Business Entity, answering to the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness, which fosters the technological development and innovation of Spanish companies.
The CDTI provides companies with its own funding and facilities access to third-party financing (subsidies of the EU R&D Framework Programme) for national and international research and development projects.

Oxford Instruments Plasma Technology offers flexible, configurable process tools and leading-edge processes for the precise, controllable and repeatable engineering of micro- and nano-structures. Our systems provide process solutions for the etching of nanometre sized features, nanolayer deposition and the controlled growth of nanostructures. These solutions are based on core technologies in plasma-enhanced deposition and etch, ion-beam deposition and etch, atomic layer deposition, deep silicon etch and physical vapour deposition. Products range from compact stand-alone systems for R&D, through batch tools and up to clustered cassette-to-cassette platforms for high-throughput production processing.

In a prosperous region stretching along the Atlantic coast of northern Spain, the people of the Basque Country are the custodians of one of Europe's most ancient languages and cultures. Yet, they not only have a high esteem for tradition, but are also remarkably forward-looking and have established a highly regarded industrial sector. The region's success and scientific and technological progress are underpinned by the University of the Basque Country, a vibrant 30-year-old institution with 45,000 students, 5,000 world-class academic staff and state-of-the-art facilities.

NanoScan is a member of the IonTof group of companies. We are specialized in high-vacuum Scanning Probe Microscopes and our flagship microscope, the VLS-80, offers a high-end standalone solution for high-vacuum SPM. It runs all SPM modes of imaging and is equipped with two phase-locked loops to enable dual modes. Magnetic imaging is a key strength of the VLS-80, with out-of-plane, in-plane magnetic field options and 10-nm lateral resolution guaranteed; an industry best. The large stage offers excellent positioning repeatability over the complete range of 100mm x 100mm.

TECNASA is a company with over 40 years of experience dedicated to commercialize, integrate, and give support and maintenance for advanced technology systems in different fields of electronic and laboratory instrumentation.
Tecnasa staff is comprised with highly qualified personnel with expertise to offer solutions to our customers and partners in different fields of research, laboratory, environmental or industrial applications.
Amongst the product lines that Tecnasa distributes and that can be of interest for nanoscience we can note:
- Thin film deposition systems (Sputtering, Evaporation, Cathodic Arc,…)
- Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) Spectrometers
- UV/Vis/NIR Spectrophotometers-Spectrofluorometers
- Automated sample preparation systems
- Robots for liquid and solid handling

With 50 years of experience and service vocation to the scientific community, Izasa Scientifi c has become a main solution provier for our customers in Spain and Portugal. We integrate not only the instrumental solution, but also consulting services, technical and aft er sales support in the areas of Analytics, Life Sciences, Optical Microscopy, X-Ray and Electron Microscopy and Nanotechnology, Environment and Industrial Quality Control.

Antares Instrumentacion has over 30 years of expertise within scientific industries in fields like laser, instrumentation, spectroscopy, electro-optics, optical components, nanotechnology etc. and now distributes the following lines:

 -PVD (Physical Vapor Deposition) & CVD (Chemical Vapor Deposition) systems – Angstrom Engineering
- Gloveboxes for inert atmosphere – INERT
- Solvent purifications systems – INERT
- Fiber optic spectrometers & accessories for UV/VIS/NIR – Avantes
- Spectrometers FTIR for industrial environmentsKEIT Spectrometers
- High Energy Nd:YAG, diode pumped, tunable lasers etc. – Continuum
- Solar simulators based in LED technology – Wavelabs
For more information, please visit www.antaresinstrumentacion.com

Nanoscribe’s Photonic Professional GT is the world's fastest and most precise 3D printer for 2D, 2.5D and 3D structuring on the nanoscale to the mesoscale. The resolution is reflected in submicrometer details down to a structure size of 200 nm, as well as the achievable surface roughness in optical quality. Specially developed process solutions and photoresists leverage the performance and guarantee maximum mechanical stability, shape control and surface smoothness. The printer sets standards for science and industry, e.g. in photonics, micro-optics, microfluidics, life sciences, medical and sensor technology.

Jacomex is a French designer and manufacturer of inert gas purification units and glove boxes, for Oxygen and humidity elimination and control, with strict controlled tightness ISO 10648-2.

Chemistry or Physics labs, high tech platforms, Biology, Pharmaceuticals, pilot plants and industries are increasingly tending on to controlled environments in a way that secures products, processes and production. We focus in applications based on new material research, graphene, batteries, polymers, nanoparticles and photonics.

Jacomex has been adjusting his design accordingly for years and can offer you standard or customized glove boxes along with different inert gas purification units (< 1 ppm H2O and O2), fitting from volumes < 1m3 to larger ones up to 20m3.

The Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology Research Center (CINN) was created in November 2007 by a joint initiative of the Spanish Council for Scientific Research (CSIC), the Principality of Asturias and the University of Oviedo.
The CINN promotes a research model with a strong market orientation and combines interdisciplinary high-quality and competitive research with scientific-technological activities based in a public-private research space.
CINN’s research is devoted to the "Controlled Design of Multiscaled Multifunctional Materials" aiming at the development, characterization and full understanding of new multifunctional materials at the nano, micro and macro scales, overcoming thereby the performance constraints that limit present-day materials and processes.
Health: Structural biomaterials for implant devices, regenerative medicine, cancer epigenetics, adverse effects of nanoparticle exposure and antimicrobial solutions for biomedicine.
Homeland Security and Defence:  Super hard nanocomposites, transparent ceramics and ultrastable materials for applications such as armour and space-based observation systems.
Industry: synthesis and processing of multifunctional materials, as ultrahard nanocomposites, full dense PVD targets, heat sink materials, magnetic ceramics and ultrastable materials (LTE).
Information & Communication Technologies: study of cooperative phenomena in hybrid magnetic systems and investigation on molecular magnets for next generation electronic components and devices.

    • CINN’s patented synthesis technology allows the industrialization and safe production of nanostructured powders by colloidal routes.
    • Spark Plasma Sintering (SPS): The CINN has a strong experience in this advanced production technology for nanomaterials and nanocomposites and is equipped with both a lab and a pre-industrial system.