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Technology Transfer Office  (TTO@CNR NANOTEC)

TTO@CNR NANOTEC provides organizational, strategic, and operational support to research exploitation, ensuring industrial application of innovations for society’s use and benefit.

Nanotechnologies, through the manipulation of matter at the nanoscale level, down to the atomic and molecular scale, address industrial processes, ranging from design to production, requiring a high level of applied scientific knowledge. These processes may be a step forward to the improvement of the quality of life, boosting industrial competitiveness of Italy and Europe in strategic sectors such as materials sciences, healthcare and environment.

TTO@CNR NANOTEC manages IP generation, protection and access, supports the creation of start up and spin off companies and defines strategies and procedures to set up Joint Research Labs in collaboration with public and private organizations. Through a multidisciplinary approach, based on six technological platforms, TTO@CNR NANOTEC coordinates high level R&D joint programs targeting specific application fields in order to promote innovation and to create value.

CNR NANOTEC Technology Platforms (linkate)

  1. Materials Science
  2. Advanced Electronic and Optoelectionic Devices
  3. Advanced Photonics
  4. Nano-Biotechnology
  5. Plasma Physics and Technology
  6. Modelling and Computation


Latest News

  • TERAMETANANO – International Conference on Terahertz Emission, Metamaterials and Nanophotonics



    Castello Carlo V, Lecce 27 -31 Maggio 2019


    The IV edition of TERAMETANANO, the International Conference on Terahertz Emission, Metamaterials and Nanophotonics, will take place in Lecce (Italy) from 27 to 31 of May 2019 in the 16th-century Castle of Charles V   with two special nights that will be held in an original Theatre of Roman period. (more…)

  • Al via la fase 2 del Tecnopolo per la medicina di precisione

    Firmata convenzione tra Regione, Università e Cnr per avvio seconda fase del Tecnopolo

    Bari, 27 novembre 2018 

    Sottoscritto stamane l’accordo tra Regione PugliaCnr Consiglio nazionale delle ricerche, Irccs Giovanni Paolo II di Bari e Università di Bari per l’avvio della seconda fase del Tecnopolo per la Medicina di Precisione. Sede del tecnopolo, il CnrNanotec.


  • Alessandro Polini, si aggiudica l’LushPrize2018

    Alessandro Polini, si aggiudica l’LushPrize2018

    Berlino, 16 novembre 2018 

    Alessandro Polini , giovane ricercatore presso l’Istituto di Nanotecnologia del Consiglio nazionale delle ricerche (Cnr-Nanotec) di Lecce, si è aggiudicato il Lush Prize 2018 categoria ‘Giovani ricercatori’, il premio che incoraggia le idee che promuovono la sperimentazione non animale.