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October 04, 2010 09:30 ET

NanoInk Names Advance-Tech Controls Authorized Distributor of NanoProfessor Nanoscience Education Program in India

Global Need for Hands-On Nanotechnology Education Drives International Demand for NanoProfessor Nanoscience Education Program

SKOKIE, IL--(Marketwire - October 4, 2010) -  NanoProfessor™, a division of NanoInk, Inc.® focused on delivering hands-on nanotechnology education, is pleased to announce that Advance-Tech, Controls Pvt. Ltd. has been selected by NanoProfessor to serve as its exclusive distributor in India. 

"The global nanotechnology leadership race will be won through education of the masses and we are seeing a significant international commitment to doing just that as evidenced by the number of international schools that have demonstrated an interest in the NanoProfessor Nanoscience Education Program," said Dean Hart, executive vice president of NanoInk. 

"India is one of those countries showing a strong commitment to nanotechnology education and we are excited to expand our reach of the NanoProfessor Nanoscience Education program into India with Advance-Tech Controls, which has demonstrated its strong commitment to the field of nanoscience. The NanoProfessor Program will provide students in India with the skills needed for emerging nanotechnology jobs in the fields of biotechnology, materials, medicine, electronics, alternative energy and more."

Headquartered in Vadodara, India, Advance-Tech Controls provides state-of-the-art products, cutting-edge technologies and support services to major market segments including: education and research, military aerospace and defense, industrial and manufacturing, and banking and business processing. Advance-Tech Controls also has education and research segments that focus on electro-chemistry, physics, materials, optics, cryogenics, nanotechnology and pharmaceuticals.

"We are very pleased to be named the authorized distributor of the NanoProfessor Nanoscience Education Program in India," said Mr. Pradip Kulkarni, managing director of Advance-Tech, Controls Pvt. Ltd. "The NanoProfessor Program allows us to bring hands-on education and training to students and schools furthering India's competitiveness in the global nanotechnology market."

The NanoProfessor Nanoscience Education Program aims to expand hands-on nanotechnology education from the cleanrooms of research-based universities to undergraduate classrooms and is especially well-suited to nanotechnology educational initiatives at the community college, technical institute, and undergraduate university level. The program alternates between classroom lectures and hands-on lab work and includes a 275-page textbook authored by leading nanotechnology experts covering the topics of Nanotechnology Basics, NanoPhysics, NanoChemistry, NanoBiology and Environmental, Health, and Safety perspectives on nanotechnology. 

During the hands-on lab experiments, students learn the fundamentals for building custom-engineered, nanoscale structures while working with state-of-the-art equipment including NanoInk's NLP 2000 Desktop NanoFabrication System, a student-friendly atomic force microscope (AFM), an advanced fluorescence microscope, and various chemical and biological materials used today within current and emerging nanotechnology applications. 

For more information on how the NanoProfessor Nanoscience Education Program can be implemented at your community college, technical institute, high school or university, please call (847) 679-NANO (6266) or visit www.NanoProfessor.net

About Advance-Tech, Controls Pvt. Ltd.
Headquartered in Vadodara, India and founded in 1995 by Pradip Kulkarni, A. D. Gupta and Nijesh Parmar, Advance-Tech Controls provides state-of-the-art products, cutting-edge technologies and support services to major market segments including: education and research, military aerospace and defense, industrial and manufacturing, and banking and business processing. Advance-Tech Controls also has a corporate office in Mumbai, India and five branch offices located throughout the country including: Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru and Secundrabad. With more than 1,000 clients worldwide, Advance-Tech Controls positions itself as a company which makes a commitment to keeping its clients ahead in technology. More information is available at www.advancetech.in.

About the NanoProfessor™ Nanoscience Education Program
The NanoProfessor Nanoscience Education Program aims to advance the field of nanoscience and address the growing need for a skilled workforce of nanotechnologists. The NanoProfessor Program, including instruments, an expert-driven curriculum, and student/teacher support materials, is available for community colleges, technical institutes, and universities worldwide. More information is available at www.NanoProfessor.net. You can also follow NanoProfessor on Facebook® at www.facebook.com/pages/NanoProfessorTM/367787368082

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