17th August 2012

Introducing the Celtic Alliance for Nanohealth

Introducing the Celtic Alliance for Nanohealth (CAN)

What is it?

The Celtic Alliance for Nanohealth (CAN) is a coordinated cross‐border cluster of leading research and development organisations, comprising a world class alliance between four leading European Universities and key opinion leaders.

Want to get involved?

Join the network as an affiliate member and be part of the CAN Venture Forum Swansea, on 26th September – a single day event bringing together leading national and international businesses and academics in Nanohealth.

 Key Note Speakers:

Professor Andy Barron, Welch Chair of Chemistry and Professor of materials science, RICE University, Houston, Texas

Dr Trevor Howe, Head of Structural Biology and Biophysics, Janssen Research & Development

Who it’s for?

Companies/researchers involved in:


Testing and diagnostics

Drug discovery and development

Medical device development

Affiliate Membership is £100/year

It includes:

Listing on the website…

…and at the CAN Venture Forum Swansea on 26th September:

Exhibition space (table and pop-up stand)

Access to international contacts

Breakout rooms (x4 to meet with VCs)

CAN’s Partners:

Swansea University – Centre for NanoHealth (CNH)

Trinity College Dublin – Institute of Molecular Medicine (TCD)

Centre for Research on Adaptive Nanostructure and Nanodevices (CRANN)

Dublin City University (DCU)

University College Dublin – Centre for BioNanoInteractions (CBNI)

Who to contact:

Visit to read about the network

Contact Jennifer Walker from CAN to discuss membership, the event, and how to register:


Direct line: 01792 606440