Leading Corporations Drive Second Annual Lux Executive Summit to Capacity Attendance

Participation from 45 Corporations with Greater Than $1 Billion in Annual Revenues at Premier Event

2006 Lux Executive Summit

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lux Research, the worlds leading research and advisory firm for nanotechnology and the physical sciences, today announced that it has received overwhelming support from leading multinational organizations who have signed on as speakers, major sponsors, and attendees at the second annual Lux Executive Summit (www.luxexecutivesummit.com). The event will be held at the Charles Hotel in Cambridge, MA on October 16-17, 2006.

“We’re excited to welcome these innovative companies and organizations to the Lux Executive Summit next week in Cambridge”

The 2006 Lux Executive Summit has reached the capacity of its Charles Hotel facility. This years increase in attendees has been driven by all-new proprietary Lux Research content, an exclusive tour of Harvards Center for Nanoscale Systems, and participation from 45 large corporations with more than $1 billion in annual revenues.

Lux Executive Summit sponsorships nearly doubled over 2005. Select Partners BOC Group, Foley & Lardner, PowerShares and Deloitte are joined by Presenting Partners Lumera, NanoTerra, Nucryst Pharmaceuticals, Altair Nanotechnologies, Gradient Corporation, Starpharma, Telomolecular, mPhase, Nanostellar, NanoInk, Atomistix, and NGI as well as Visibility Partners The Livingston Group/Axiom Capital Management, Beecher Carlson, and Scottish Development International. Media and Association Partners include Technology Review, Forbes/Wolfe Nanotech Report, Tech Confidential, NanoBusiness Alliance, Material Connexion, Harvard Universitys Center for Nanoscale Systems, Capital IQ, Computing in Science and Engineering, IBF Conferences, Reed Business, Nanotechnology Law & Business, BusinessWire, MicroNano, R&D Magazine, Future In Review 2007, ASM International, the Converging Technologies Bar Association, NanoBiotech News, and TinyTechJobs.

Were excited to welcome these innovative companies and organizations to the Lux Executive Summit next week in Cambridge, said Peter Hebert, CEO of Lux Research. We wanted to build an intimate, selective environment for high-value networking between senior-level business and financial attendees, with proprietary content from speakers you wont hear anywhere else. The fantastic response from attendees and sponsors, as well as the high caliber of Lux Executive Summit participants, proves that the event will be successful in meeting those objectives.

The Lux Executive Summit is the only event designed to provide corporate executives and investment managers with the knowledge and insights required to create a visionary nanotechnology strategy. The event is grounded by the proprietary data and analysis from Lux Researchs world-renowned analyst team, joined onstage by more than 50 speakers from large corporations, innovative start-ups, forward-thinking investment management firms, and the public sector. Capacity is limited at this premier event; additional details are available online at http://www.luxexecutivesummit.com.

About Lux Research:

Lux Research provides market intelligence and strategic advice on nanotechnology and the physical sciences. We help our clients make better decisions to profit from cutting-edge technologies by tapping into our analysts' unique expertise and unrivaled network. Our clients include top decision makers at large corporations, investment professionals at leading financial institutions, CEOs of the most innovative start-ups, and visionary public policy makers. To get connected and for more information, visit www.luxresearchinc.com. For Lux Executive Summit registration and additional event details, please visit www.luxexecutivesummit.com


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