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  • 1. Asian’s Efforts Towards Sustainable Development of Nanotechnology Dr. Lerwen Liu Managing Director of NanoGlobe Secretary of Asia Nano Forum Copyright @ NanoGlobe Pte Ltd. This document is prepared by NanoGlobe Pte Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
  • 2. About Asia Nano Forum (ANF) • The Asia Nano Forum (ANF) is a network organization in Nanotechnology covering 15Introduction economies in the Asia Pacific region and is headquartered in Singapore. • Promote responsible research& development of nanotechnology that educationally, socially, Mission environmentally and economically • Benefits each economy by fostering international network and collaboration • Ordinary/Observer member: Information /Membership Networking / International Collaboration / Benefit Promotion • Corporation member: Marketing / Networking Working • Education / Infrastructure / Group Standardization/Nanosafe
  • 3. ANF Network
  • 4. ANF Activities ANF Annual Summit• Where nanotech top leaders meet• Hosted annually by different member economies Asia Nanotech CampANF co-organizes Asia Nanotech Campannually in different member economies ANF NewsletterANF has published 18 newsletters and 5annual reports (2007 - 2013) ANF BoothAt international nanotech conferences/exhibitions / workshops
  • 5. Asia Nano Forum (ANF) Activities ANF Summit is hosted annually by different Asia economy2004 @ Phuket 2007@Kuala Lumpur 2010 @ Hannoi 2006@Hong Kong 2005@Melbourn 2011 @ Tehran e 2008@Abu Dhabi 2009 @ Taipei 2012 @ Bangkok
  • 6. ANF ExCo Member – Office Bearer President(2012) Vice President Vice President Teruo KISHI Sirirurg SONGSIVILAI Ramam AKKIPEDDI (TIA, Japan) (NANOTEC, Thailand) (A*STAR, Singapore) Treasurer Secretary Secretary Haiwon LEE Masahiro TAKEMURA Lerwen LIU(Hanyang Univ., Korea) (NIMS, Japan) (NanoGlobe, Singapore) Asia Nano Forum Summit 2012, Bangkok, Thailand
  • 7. ANF ExCo Member President(2008-2009) President(2010-2011) Founding Chairman Maw-Kuen WU Hak Min KIM Kazunobu TANAKA Alison HEMMINGS (NDHU, Taiwan) (KoNTRS, Korea) (JST, AIST, Japan) (DIISR, Australia) Xijun ZHANG Shrikant JOSHI Nurul Taufiqu ROCHMAN Ali BEITOLLAHI(Suzhou nanotech, China) (ARCI, India) (LIPI, Indonesia) (INIC, Iran) Asia Nano Forum Summit 2012, Bangkok, Thailand
  • 8. ANF ExCo MemberHalimaton HAMDAN Simon BROWN Chong Yu WU Ali DAWOOD (UTM, Malaysia) (Uni. Of Canterbury, (NCTU, Taiwan) (KUSTAR, UAE) New Zealand) PHUC Nguyen Xuan (VAST, Vietnam) Asia Nano Forum Summit 2012, Bangkok, Thailand
  • 9. Ref “Emerging Nanotechnology Power” by Dr Lerwen Liu (World Scientific, 200
  • 10. Public Nnaotechnology Funding Comparision Among European Union, USA, and Asia Pacific during 2006-2010 Today Total Annual Public and Private Investment in Nanotechnology about 20 BUSD (Unit: Million USD)
  • 11. Benefits of Nanotechnology• Eco Friendly – Energy saving – Reduce CO2 emission – Reduce/eliminate chemicals• Safe – Light weight and high strength nanocomposites – sensors – Water / air purification• Low Cost – Low maintenance cost – Wet process – Saving energy – High efficiency
  • 12. From Coal to Nano Carbon - GraphiteCharcoal and pencil -- the discovery and application of graphite can be traced back to theancient times and everywhere in our daily life Graphene (sp2-C) -Surface Area: Largest surface area -Tensile Strength: 200 times stiffer than steel -Young’s Modulus: 5~7 times stronger than steel -Electric conductivity: highest intrinsic mobility, 100 times of Si Graphite (sp2-C) -Thermal conductivity: 10 times more thermally conductive than copper Usually soft materials - - Highly anisotropic properties -Impermeability: Completely impermeable, even He atoms cannot squeeze through
  • 13. From Coal to Nano Carbon - GrapheneThe R&D and commercialization of graphene has been most active worldwide since Andre Geim &Konstantin Novoselov received the 2010 Nobel Prize in Physics for their discovery of graphene - the oneatomic layer materials with superior mechanical, optical, electrical and thermal conductive properties. Graphene (sp2-C) -Surface Area: Largest surface area -Tensile Strength: 200 times stiffer than steel -Young’s Modulus: 5~7 times stronger than steel -Electric conductivity: highest intrinsic mobility, 100 times of Si -Thermal conductivity: 10 times more thermally conductive than copper -Impermeability: Completely impermeable, even He atoms cannot squeeze through
  • 14. From Coal to Nano Carbon – Carbon NanotubesSingle-wall carbon nanotube (SWCNT) and buckyball can be considered to be formed by rolling ofgraphene into a seamless cylinder or sphere, which has been widely used in the high performancecomposites, electronics and energy industries in the last 10 years. Carbon Nanotube -Single wall, few wall or multi-wall -Metallic or semiconducting -Tensile Strength: 100 times stiffer than steel -Modulus: 5~7 times stronger than steel -Electric conductivity: 1000 times more capacity to carry electric current than Cu-wire -Thermal conductivity: 10 times more thermally conductive than copper
  • 15. From Coal to Nano CarbonStrongest Material in the World? – Diamond or Graphene? → Diamond (sp3-C) V.S. Graphene (sp2-C):Graphene is stiffer than diamond → Strongest Material “Ever Measured” Diamond (sp3-C) - Most glorious and brilliant - Stiffest material known before the discovery of graphene
  • 16. Strong Govn’t Support for Nano Carbon R&D in Asia (since 2011) Japan - 59.8 M USD China - 47.6 M USD • NEDO - ~ 59.8 M USD (5.1 B JPY) • MOST 973 - 14.3 M USD (~ 90 M RMB) • NSFC - 33.3 M USD (~ 210 M RMB) Japan China South Korea South Korea - 370 M USD • Korea Graphene Research Hub - 169.7 M USD • Graphene Materials and Components Commercialization Projects - 200 M USD Singapore Singapore – 62.4 M USD • NRF CRP - ~ 23.4 M USD (30 M SGD) • NRF CREATE - ~ 39 M USD (50 M SGD)
  • 17. Nano Carbon Applications Electronics Energy Automotive Aerospace Marine SportsEntry Market IC& HDD tray/cassette/ Battery electrodes , Fuel line/pump, tire, Race cars, bikes, golf clubs, baseballNow conveyor roller, packaging Wind blade, Heat adhesive, heater Nacelle lining Vessel bats, badminton racquets etc sink, SuperCap etcPrototype Consumer Electronics Flexible Electronics Building Lighting Transparent electrode for signboard, touch screen, Heat sink for LED, Cement, smart display, and transparent speakers; EMI shielding for automotive headlight;In 1-3 yrs cell phone, display and ATM; FE x-ray tube for display Flexible display/OLED/OPV/speakers window, heater Defogging/De-icing Sensor Printable TFT Catalyst for Fuel Cell Membrane for CDIR&DIn 3-5yrs NanoGlobe Confidential
  • 18. Nanosafe Australia (Courtesy of Prof. Paul Wright) Nationwide research network of toxicologists & risk assessorsMission:• To support government, industry and non-government organisations (NGOs) in their efforts to understand the occupational and environmental health and safety issues surrounding nanotechnology products and their manufacturing processes• To provide quality data for the appropriate risk assessment of nanoparticles (NP) and nanomaterials (NM) www.rmit.edu.au/nanosafe
  • 19. Nanosafe Australia Expertise Well Coordinated Interdisciplinary Efforts• In fields directly related to nanotoxicology: – Characterisation of physico-chemical properties – Measurement of ultra-fine particles in ambient air – Toxicokinetics of particles – Pre-clinical safety testing – Immuno-, neuro- & biochemical toxicology – Occupational & food allergy – Occupational hygiene, OHS & workplace monitoring – Ecotoxicology & environmental toxicology – Ecological & human health risk assessments
  • 20. Asia NanoSafety Research Network Initiative• Why? – Current activities are fragmented – Unnecessary duplication of efforts – Diversity of nanomaterials in types and applications makes proper screening insurmountable – Need for coordinated response for community concerns and engagement – Need for harmonization of Safety-by-design approach• What? – A network of Asian nanosafety researchers – Inclusive of academic and industry R&D players and government regulatory bodies• Where? – Championed by Australia – Coordinated by ANF Secretariat in Singapore• Next Steps – TODAY: ANF delegates to agree to Identify local champions in each economy by end of Sept. 2012 – Early Oct. 2012: Set up Nanosafety webpages in ANF website – Early 2013: Establish the Kick-off workshop to set up priorities
  • 21. ISO/TC229 Nanotechnologies ISO/TC 229 Nanotechnologies Secretariat: UK (BSI) Chair: Dr. Simon Holland (UK) JWG1 JWG2 WG3 WG4 Terminology & Measurement & Health, Safety & the Materials Specifications Nomenclature Characterization Environment “Reverent compositions,“What you call it” “How you measure/test it” “What effect might properties and have to health & characteristics” Leadership: Leadership: environment” Canada (SCC) Japan (JISC) Leadership: Leadership: China (SAC) United States (ANSI)
  • 22. SIP Nanotech Ecosystem - Innovation and Commercialization Platforms Micro-Nano Manufacturing Nano Medicine Fabrication & Technology • MEMS • Pharmaceutical High- Characterization • Nano Optoelectronics Device throughput Screening Support Platforms Platforms Fabrication & Assembly • Targeted Drug Delivery • Flexible Electronics • Stem Cell and Tissue • Printed Electronics Engineering • Robot & Micro System Energy & Green Advanced Functional Nano Technologies Nano Fabrication Materials • Li-ion Battery Pilot Production • Functional Nano and Soft Nanotech Industry Materials • Environment and BiosafetyCharacterization & Testing Innovation Platform • Nano Carbon Materials & Devices System • GaN Materials and Applications Industry Service Platforms Standardization & Incubator Investment Testing Platforms IP Management Information Sharing Nano Device failure Analysis Standardization Certification & Tech Transfer Safety Evaluation Accreditation9 Right Reserved by Suzhou Nanotech Co. Ltd. & NanoGlobe Pte. Ltd. (2012)
  • 23. Nanotech Education and Outreach in Iran• Nano Club For Children• Nano-Olympia (reached 160,000 students within 3Y)• Student Nanotech Educational Exhibitions• 28 univ with MSc and 14 univ with PhD in nanotech• Industrialists Knowledge Promotion On Nano-tech (Workshops, Newsletters, Leaflets And Industrial Show)• More than 50% of nanotech workforce is women in Iran.
  • 24. Expert-Designed Nanoscience Curriculum State-of-the-Art Instrumentation NANOPROFESSORExtensive Instructor &Institution Support Hands-On Lab Experiments
  • 25. NANOPROFESSOR TOMORROW 25
  • 26. SUMMARY Nanotechnology National Initiatives and Government Investment Benefits of Nanotechnology – General Introduction Superior Properties of Nano Carbon Materials and Technologies Evolution of Nano Carbon Materials – from Charcoal to Nano Carbon Asia is Leading the Adoption of Nano Carbon Materials and Technologies with Strong and Aggressive Government Support Smart and Responsible Development of Nanotechnology • NanoSafety – Case Studies: Work of Australia and Asia Nano Forum • Standardization – Case Studies: Nano Carbon Related • Outreach – Case Studies: Iran Role of Govn’t Role of Private Sustainability: Public Private Funding Responsibility Partnership Guideline Transparency (PPP) Regulation
  • 27. Personalized Intelligence &Business Development Services NanoTechnology Business Development Consultants NanoGlobe Connects You to Partners & Opportunities Worldwide
  • 28. Expertise NanoTechnology Business Development Consultants  Advanced Materials (e.g. Nano Carbon and Its Applications, Composites, etc.)  Battery Technologies  Membranes Technologies (e.g. Water Filtration)  Printed Electronics  MEMS  Photovoltaic  Power Electronics  More…Promote Global and Sustainable Development and Adoption of Nanotechnology to Benefit Mankind
  • 29. America Europe Asia Singapore NanoGlobe HQ Thanks for Your AttentionWe look forward to helping you connect to Asia Nano Space! Dr. Lerwen Liu Managing Director NanoGlobe Pte Ltd contact@nano-globe.biz www.nano-globe.biz