MRO Magazine

QD Vision Inc., 3M, IHS, Nanoco Technologies, and more headline Quantum Dots Forum 2016

December 9, 2015
By Business Wire News


Building off the success of the 2015 event, the 2016 Quantum Dots Forum will provide an atmosphere for the lighting and display industry to explore market opportunities, technological development and environmental issues concerning quantum dots. Over 100 professionals are expected at the conference.

“With the expanding quantum dots market and the exponential growth projected over the next five years, the 2016 conference will provide a timely gathering of leaders in the quantum dots field,” said DeAna Morgan, Conference Producer at Smithers Apex. “We have shaped the program to address the path for application given the cost, accuracy and how these factors stack up against those of similar technologies.”

Quantum Dots Forum will kick off with insights into the quantum dot display and lighting market forecasts from Touch Display Research, Inc., followed by presentations on quantum dot makers and alternatives for displays by QD Vision, Inc.; UBiQD, LLC; and Nanosys. Companies like 3M Optical Systems Division and Merck KGaA will focus on the voice of quantum dot component manufacturers. Other applications of quantum dots by NanoPhotonica, Inc.; Tsinghua University and the University of Colorado will conclude the program.

Key players such as 3M Optical; Applied Materials; Corning; Cytec Industries; Nanoco Technologies; Nanosys; Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology; University California Berkeley and others attended in 2015.

For information about Quantum Dots Forum 2016, visit the conference website at The Super Early Bird registration fee expires on December 31, 2015.

Limited sponsorship and exhibition opportunities are still available. For more information about sponsorship and exhibition opportunities, contact Nicole Kwiecien at +1-330-762-7441.

Preceding Quantum Dots 2016, Smithers Apex’s 2016 Phosphor Global Summit will take place March 7-9 at the same location. The Summit draws academia and industry members to discuss the key factors affecting the expanding phosphor market. For information about Phosphor Global Summit 2016, visit

About Smithers Apex
Smithers Apex, formerly known as IntertechPira, is a global business that provides events, market research, publications and strategic and technical consulting to an expanding list of niche, emerging and high growth industries, including home and personal care; lighting, imaging and displays; plastic electronics and alternative energy. For more information about Smithers Apex, please visit

Smithers Apex
Katie Oster, +1-330-762-7441