NIA is very pleased to welcome its first new Member from Turkey, through SUNUM, Nanotechnology Research and Application Center.

 SUNUM is one of the four centers granted a certificate of competency as a National Research Infrastructure of the Ministry of Industry and Technology.   SUNUM delivers multi-disciplinary application oriented research with its “creating and developing together” strategy and  “no departments, no walls” approach, complementing the research expertise of different internal units and external stakeholders.  It currently has over 100 active projects. in the fields of Nanomedicine, Nanotechnology, Smart/Advanced Nanomaterials and Micro-Nano Systems, re-focusing its research from basic science towards applied research of TRL 4-6.