INASCON started in 2007 in Denmark, and from the beginning, the objective has been to gather students from all over Europe to offer a unique opportunity to network and promote the careers of young scientists.

In 2016, INASCON will be hosted in Baarlo and Enschede, The Netherlands. The conference will take place from August 2nd to August 5th 2016 and will offer a variety of scientific activities to give students in the field of nanoscience an opportunity to network and collaborate with international students and scientists, increase scientific awareness, and enhance presentational skills.

The conference program includes talks by attending students and leading international scientists, a poster session, a workshop, and of course social activities to get to know the other attendants.

This website will continuously be updated with all news and information regarding INASCON 2016. If you have any questions, requests or ideas concerning INASCON 2016, please do not hesitate to contact us at or on our Facebook group. In any case, stay tuned for future updates!

We are looking forward to seeing you in Enschede, The Netherlands for the 10th edition of INASCON!

– The INASCON 2016 Organising Committee

Latest news

Updated program

Due to all changes in speaker availability, we have updated our program.

The new program can be found here.


INASCON 2016 is approaching and today we present our tenth speaker. On Wednesday dr. Kees Eijkel, one of the biggest nanotechnology entrepreneurs in the Netherlands and currently CEO of the Science Park (Kennispark) in Enschede, The Netherlands, will give a presentation about nanotechnology entrepreneurship. This often neglected topic is of great importance when the switch from research to market will be made. The University of Twente and the Science Park excel in this, making it for the second year in a row the most entrepreneurial university of the Netherlands.

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Ninth SPEAKER ANNOUNCED: DR. Floris Zwanenburg

With INASCON starting in less than two months, we proudly present our ninth speaker. Dr. Floris Zwanenburg, associate professor in Silicon Quantum Electronics at the University of Twente will give a presentation on Wednesday the 3rd of August.

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