About NSTI

The Nano Science and Technology Institute (NSTI) is the nation's largest multi-sector nanotechnology community, chartered with accelerating nano and other advanced technologies through commercialization and matchmaking programs, events and training, research publishing and scouting services. NSTI produces the nation's longest running annual Nanotech conference and expo, which attracts more than 3,000 industrial, academic, business and governmental attendees from around the world. It is the largest gathering of the nanotechnology industry in the U.S.

NSTI is a nano-specific catalyst community and ecosystem formed and managed by TechConnect. Founded in 1998, TechConnect supports commercialization of technology solutions at every stage of development to solve the most significant societal challenges in the world. We've earned the trust of a 500,000-person ecosystem by offering expertly run innovation challenges and accelerators, curating top thought leaders for multi-disciplinary symposia, and convening solution providers and solution seekers in-person each year. TechConnect is a division of Advanced Technology International (ATI), a non-profit which coordinates and executes our nation's most innovative research initiatives, overseeing $100B in federal funding authority.

Conferences: Nanotech 1998 — Present
NSTI produces the annual Nanotech conference and expo, the most comprehensive international nanotechnology convention in the world. The Nanotech includes 1,000+ technical and business presentations, 200+ early stage company reviews and attracts over 3,000 visitors and 300+ exhibitors.
Education Programs
NSTI offers industrial and academic training by world experts, covering a range of focused advanced technologies and topics. The course offering includes programs in Davos Switzerland, Houston Texas, Japan and Washington D.C.
NSTI publishes over 3,000 pages annually of technical and private client nanotechnology reports annually. NSTI publications are consequently referenced throughout the scientific community resulting in over 475,000 web sessions (6 million hits) per month to the NSTI webpages.
Outreach — Community, Education, Science, Business
NSTI is chartered with the promotion and integration of small technologies through education, technology and business development. Consequently, the NSTI uses its network not only as a private consultancy, but also as an educational and promotional vehicle in the space of Nanotechnology.