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Nanotechnology: Exploring Practical Solutions in Agriculture, Food and Biological Systems

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1518 Jul 2012
Orillia, Ontario, Canada
Canadian Society for Bioengineering
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Date: July 15th, 2012
Time: 1:00 Pm to 4:00 pm
Venue: Lakehead University - Orillia Campus
500 University Avenue, Orillia
Ontario, Canada

Event: Canadian Society for Bioengineering

Presenter: Dr. Suresh Neethirajan, University of Guelph

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Who Should Attend: Professionals from the industry, academia and government who are interested in nanotechnology and its applications in the agriculture, food and biological systems.

Workshop Description: The aims of this workshop are to:

  • Create awareness about the development and advancement of nanotechnology in the agricultural and food industry;
  • Focus on key areas where nanoscience and nanotechnology can impact agricultural production systems, food and biological industries;
  • Identify and address potential barriers for adoption of nanotechnology solutions in the agri-food industries.

Suresh Neethirajan is an Assistant Professor of Bionanotechnology at the School of Engineering, University of Guelph. He is also a board member of the Grand River Chapter of the Professional Engineers Ontario. Information on bionanotechnology research at the University of Guelph can be found at