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Apr 18, 2018

International Nanotechnology Olympiad 2018 was successfully concluded on April 16th 2018


 

The first International Nanotechnology Olympiad (INO) which aims at tackling global environmental challenges and empowering young nanotechnology startup teams, was held on April 10-16, 2018 in Tehran, Iran. The theme for this year’s event was water and environment. The venue of INO was Pardis Technology Park and during the closing ceremony, 4 winner teams received their prizes.

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Posted by: Anastasios.Papadiamantis

The first International Nanotechnology Olympiad (INO) which aims at tackling global environmental challenges and empowering young nanotechnology startup teams, was held on April 10-16, 2018 in Tehran, Iran. The theme for this year’s event was water and environment. The venue of INO was Pardis Technology Park and during the closing ceremony, 4 winner teams received their prizes.

During the closing ceremony, the winners of each category was announced. For innovation, the South Korean team won 2000 euros for their idea on valley qubit at room temperature. In the business category, the Iranian team won 2000 euros for their idea on removing chromium from leather company’s waste water. In the science and technology category, the Malaysian team won 2000 euros for their idea on Nano PFTF membrane. Finally, the participating team from Taiwan won 3000 euros as the best overall project for their idea on Nature-inspired Omniphobic Membranes and Photocatalysts Design towards a Near-Zero Liquid Discharge (N-ZLD).

More information on the INO and winners can be found here and here, respectively.