About COMS

Commercialization of Micro, Nano, and Emerging Technologies Conference

About


Presented by MANCEF and the University of Utah Center for Engineering Innovation at the Grand America Hotel, Salt Lake City, COMS 2014 is the 19th edition of the international conference on commercializing Micro- and nanotechnology. This year, COMS is proud to partner with nanoUtah, Utah’s regional annual nanotechnology conference. Help spread the word, click here to download our conference flyer: COMS Flyer 2

This year’s Co-chairs of the Joint MANCEF and University of Utah Organizing Committee for COMS are:

Steven Walsh, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Management, Anderson School of Management, University of New Mexico, MANCEF Board Member

Florian Solzbacher, Ph.D., Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Director, Center for Engineering Innovation, University of Utah; President, Blackrock Microsystems, LLC.

This year’s nanoUtah Conference Chair is:

Margit Janat-Amsbury, M.D., Director of Research for the Division of Gynecologic Oncology at the University of Utah School of Medicine 

 

 

MANCEF

Micro and Nanotechnology Commercialization Education Foundation (MANCEF) is a global membership association focused on the commercialization of small technologies. As an educational non-profit, their goal is to facilitate connections and educate those bringing emerging technologies to market. COMS is an international conference owned and hosted by members of MANCEF.

COMS 2014 Joint Organizing Committee

Members of the COMS 2014 Joint Organizing Committee are (MANCEF) Steve Walsh, Volker Saile, Sikha Ray, Regan Stinnett, Robert Haak, Bob Warrington, Paige Hackney, David Tolfree, Clive Davenport, Janusz Bryzek, Bob Mehalso, Anne Warrington; (UNIVERSITY OF UTAH) Florian Solzbacher, Hanseup Kim, Derek Dosdall, Meghan Webb, Clark Newell, Steve Orme.

nanoUtah 2014 Planning Committee

Members of the nanoUtah 2014 Planning Committee are: Margit Janat-Amsbury, Hanseup Kim, Amy VanRoosendaal, Clark Newell, Darwin Cheney, Hamid Ghandehari, James Thompson, Florian Solzbacher, Michael Granger, Bruce Gale, Chris Radford, Matt Linford (BYU), David Britt (USU), Justin Berry (USTAR), Ryan Marshall (Brinks, Hofer, Gilson & Lione).

MANCEF Executive Board of Directors

To learn more about MANCEF’s Executive Board of Directors click here.

Why Attend COMS?

COMS focuses primarily on entrepreneurship and marketable solutions, not just science and technology. It is a hands on, practical meeting to assist you in bringing your products to market, finding new customers, or the perfect development partner.

COMS will provide you with the latest information on technology transfer, manufacturing processes, facilities, infrastructure, investment, applications and markets, as well as covering regulatory issues, social implications, education and workforce development. Meet with decision makers & qualified buyers from every sector in an atmosphere designed for business development.

Five reasons to register for COMS:

  1. COMS brings together leaders from all over the world and relevant sectors of industry
  2. COMS brings together leaders from all over the world and relevant sectors of industry
  3. COMS focuses primarily on entrepreneurship and marketable solutions
  4. COMS offers a powerful environment focused on accelerating commercialization activity among established and emerging micro and nano businesses
  5. COMS will give you a networking opportunity with decision makers & qualified buyers from every sector

Center for Engineering Innovation

The Center for Engineering Innovation (CEI) is the prototyping, advanced engineering services, and technical education center for the University of Utah. We serve industry and public/government collaborators as well as supporting Utah’s academic institutions (Faculty, Staff, and Students).

It is an integral part of the Utah Nanofabrication Laboratory and Micron Microscopy Core recharge/service centers, and offers capabilities that are unique for the State of Utah. No other publicly accessible facility in Utah can provide this number, density of unique and complex tools, integrated processes and knowledge base in highly advanced technologies and their respective application fields and markets that make it easily accessible for users.

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COMS is a powerful environment focused on accelerating commercialization activity among established and emerging micro and nano businesses.

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