We welcome you to the second international bi–annual 'Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology Meeting' in Ostrava. The symposium will be held at VŠB–TU of Ostrava, the symposium has been organzied under cooperation of scientists from the Nanotechnology Centre, Institute of Physics, Institute of Geonics AS CR and PROMOTE project (Support of RTD workers` participation in international projects of scientific and research cooperation - CZ.1.07/2.3.00/09.0131).

After the resounding success of the 1st meeting, for which we thank the participants, we hope to surpass our earlier success this year. The meeting is a platform to facilitate open discussions between scientists, students and representatives from companies with a vested interest in furthering the development of nanomaterials and nanotechnology.

There will be several sessions, where invited lectureres and presenters from the industry who will focus on areas of importance to nanomaterials and nanotechnology.

Why to come to Ostrava...?!!!

The City of Ostrava is the third largest city in the Czech Republic, it is Green City with forested areas located in the eastern and southern parts of the city, low laying meadows along the River Odra, large parks, tree-lined avenues and alleys.

History to explore:

Current Ostrava was established in 1924, but the history of the place is written from Stone Age.

  • Landek - the ancient place in Ostrava
  • Silesian-Ostrava Castle
  • Ostrava Vitkovice - the industrial history
  • Architecture in Ostrava
  • Culture to enjoy:

    Ostrava offers a broad range of possibilities to delight your soul. May be you will like a traditional art in theater or galleries, may be you prefer Stodolní.

  • The National Moravian-Silesian Theatre
  • The Ostrava Puppet Theatre
  • The Petr Bezruc Theater
  • Chagall Gallery
  • Stodolní Steet which “never sleeps”
  • Relax to rejuvenate:

    In case you are tired after long conference day, you can relax in spa or refresh in nature.

  • The Spa Klimkovice
  • ZOO...the nature within the reach
  • The largest open air pool in Central Europe
  • ....and lots more