Livingston Nanotechnology Conference To Debut at Marriott Financial Center In New York City, December 7, 2005; NanoBusiness Alliance To Participate in First Annual Event

Livingston Nanotechnology Conference 2005
NEW YORK, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 28, 2005--The NanoBusiness Alliance today announced it will participate in the first annual Axiom Capital Management "Livingston Nanotechnology Conference," which will be held on December 7, 2005 at the Marriott Financial Center in Downtown New York City. The event has been designed as an afternoon with some of America's leading investors, large company executives, nanotechnology company leaders, scientists, venture capitalists, government leaders and others who will discuss the growing importance and future of nanotechnology in corporate America. Interested parties can learn more and/or register by visiting http://www.axiomcapital.com/conferences/nanoaxiom/default.aspx.

The conference will focus on nanotechnology's impact on five industries: health/life sciences, industrial/defense, energy/power, real estate/construction and electronics/communications. Panelists will include executives and nanotechnology leaders from companies including Guidant, PPG Industries, Pfizer, Lucent/Bell Labs, Teradyne, Medis Technologies, pSivida and Combimatrix. In addition, leaders from private companies including; Nanosys, Aspen Aerogels, Nanodynamics, Hellmuth Obata & Kassabaum and NanoOpto will participate in panels.

Representatives of the New York NanoBusiness Alliance and the Connecticut NanoBusiness Alliance (local area chapters of the NanoBusiness Alliance) will also be speaking at the event.

Alan Hevesi, Comptroller of New York State and sole Trustee of the New York State Common Fund, the nation's second largest pension fund, will be the keynote speaker.

In addition, Gordon Binder, former Chairman of Amgen and past Chairman of the BIO Industry Association and past Chairman of the Pharmaceutical Industry Association, will participate in the healthcare panel.

To learn more or attend the first annual Axiom Capital Management "Livingston Nanotechnology Conference" please contact Jonathan Mason at (212) 521-3849 or jmason@axiomcapital.com.

About NanoBusiness Alliance

The NanoBusiness Alliance is the industry association for the emerging nanotechnology industry. Through its extensive network of leading startups, Fortune 500 companies, research institutions, non-governmental organizations and public-private partnerships, the Alliance shapes nanotechnology policy and helps accelerate the commercialization of nanotechnology innovations. The NanoBusiness Alliance has offices in New York, Chicago, Washington, DC and Connecticut. For more information, visit http://www.nanobusiness.org.

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