• Antonio Correia (Phantoms Foundation, Spain) - Chairman
The Phantoms Foundation based in Madrid, Spain, focuses its activities on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (N&N) and is now a key actor in structuring and fostering European Excellence and enhancing collaborations in these fields. The Phantoms Foundation, a non-profit organisation, gives high level management profile to National and European scientific projects (Involved in 11 European projects in the last 10 years either as coordinator or partner) and provides an innovative platform for dissemination, transfer and transformation of basic nanoscience knowledge, strengthening interdisciplinary research in nanoscience and nanotechnology and catalysing collaboration among international research groups.

The Foundation also works in close collaboration with Spanish and European Governmental Institutions to provide focused reports and catalogues on N&N related research areas:

Coordinator/Editor of the Catalogue of Nanoscience & Nanotechnology Companies in Spain (published for the 6th time), which provides a general overview of the Nanoscience and Nanotechnology companies in Spain and in particular the importance of this market research, etc.

The most recent document is the Catalogue of Graphene companies worldwide, which provides a general overview of the Graphene industry worldwide in this emerging field and in particular the importance of this market research, etc. Editions: 2014, 2015 and 2016.

Currently, one of the main core activities is to organize International conferences, meetings and workshops in particular in the Graphene and 2D Materials area:

• Graphene Conference Series main organizer www.grapheneconf.com
• Graphene Canada Conference Series main organizer www.graphenecanadaconf.com
• graphIn International Symposium (Graphene Industry – Challenges & Opportunities) main organizer www.graphinconf.com
• grapChina Conference Series co-organizer www.grapchina.com
• nanoMalaysia graphene International conference co-organizer www.graphenemalaysiaconf.com

• GrapheneforUS International conference co-organizer www.grapheneforus.com

  Strategic Partner
Bilbao Exhibition Centre, BEC, is a unique project aimed at bringing people, ideas, economic forces and enterprise together under the same roof. It is a meeting place where technology and innovation work hand in hand in the generation of new business opportunities. As a major promoter of economic, social and cultural development, the BEC has its sights set on becoming one of the world´s leading business centres.
The BEC is also a new concept in its sector, where exhibitors and visitors will benefit from more and improved means of communication. At the BEC, participants will have their own "Personal Trade Consultant" to assist them in any particular needs or formalities. In short, a continuously growing meeting place, always open, where everything is thought for your benefit and where virtually anything is possible.