The Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials Section is a unique umbrella association in the Czech Republic formed in 2002.

The Section embraces about 130 members from academy, universities as well as industry of the Czech Republic. They represent topic experts in the field of R&D of nanomaterials and nanotechnology in the Czech Republic and their commercialisation and promotion.


  • development of members’ creative abilities and professional knowledge in the field of nanotechnology and nanomaterials
  • support of Czech research team co-operation with innovative companies
  • support of integration of Czech research teams and experts into international co-operation in research and development
  • dissemination activities focusing on the Czech nanotechnology sector and its results


  • organisation of conferences, workshops, forums focusing on nanotechnology
  • publicity
  • consultancy and advice activities regarding nanotechnology
  • participation in the international dialogue relating nano safety and mapping the situation in this area
  • participation in the filed of standardization relating nano-applications and mapping the situation in this area
  • support of a system of the university education relating nanotechnology
  • international co-operation focused on nano RTD