About Us

About Us

The International Association of Nanotechnology (IANT), is a non-profit organization with the goals of fostering scientific research and business development in the area of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology for the benefit of society.

The Association fosters friendship, equality and cooperation amongst its members around the world. IANT does not endorse nor support any applications which uses and misuses the advanced technology for destructive purposes.

In addition, the Association conducts workforce training programs to equip a new generation of scientists, engineers and technicians working in nanotech and cleantech industries.

In partnership with US Green Vehicle Council and the Cleantech Institute, the Association is setting up Advanced Workforce Development Centers in Silicon Valley, Sacramento, Riverside in California to train a new generation of technicians working in the Green Transporation industry.

Lloyd L. Tran, president of the International Association of Nanotechnology discussed the implications and the potential impact of nanotechnology duirng his interview by Research Media.

A copy of the interview can be downloaded here.

As the leading organization, IANT is working on the roadmap and the framework of the emerging technology worldwide, including:

  • Advanced R&D in Nanomaterials, Nanoelectronics & Nanomedicine
  • Intellectual Property & Technology Transfer Harmonization Worldwide
  • Developing Nanotoxicology Methodologies
  • Developing Occupational Health & Safety Regulations
  • Developing Nano-manufacturing Framework and Initiatives
  • International Nomenclature and Standards for New Nanomaterials
  • Education & Training in Community Colleges and Universities Worldwide
  • Societal & Environmental Impact of Converging Technologies
  • Economic Development to Bring Jobs and Prosperity to States & Regions
  • Applications of nanotechnology is renewable energy
  • Interfacing with Government in Developing Public Regulations & Policies


You are invited to apply for membership in the International Association of Nanotechnology (IANT). To accept this invitation, please complete the Online Membership Application Form.

Once you have become a member of the Association, you are invited to get involved in various volunteer services such as speaking at conferences, conducting a workshops, organizing a local chapter, or serving as an Ambassador for the Association at your workplace etc. Your time and talents are needed for the service of the Nanotech Community.

To apply for Membership

For further information, please contact the Membership Coordinator.