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ASTM International, originally known as the American Society for
Testing and Materials (ASTM), is standards forum of choice of a
diverse range of industries that come together under the ASTM
umbrella to solve standardization challenges. ASTM plays a
leadership role in addressing the standardization needs of the
global marketplace. Known for its best in class practices for
standards development and delivery, ASTM is at the forefront in the
use of innovative technology to help its members do standards
development work, while also increasing the accessibility of ASTM
International standards to the world.
The Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship is Rice University's flagship initiative devoted to the support of technology entrepreneurship. The
mission of the Rice Alliance is to support the creation of technology based companies and the commercialization of new technologies in the Houston and Southwest
Houston Technology Center
Houston Technology Center (HTC) is a business accelerator that assists Houston-based emerging technology companies in key sectors such as: Energy,
Information Technology, Life Sciences, Nanotechnology and NASA-originated technologies.
The Richard E. Smalley Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology at Rice University
is a university-funded organization devoted to nurture science and technology at the nanometer scale. It is equally devoted to the education of future scientist and engineers, with the mission to provide a venue where researchers from all disciplines of science and engineering can come together to share ideas and discuss their views and prospects of nanoscience, nanoengineering, and nanotechnology.
is the global industry association for the microelectronics and display
industry supply chain and companies that enable emerging technologies. SEMI
is dedicated to creating and delivering the access to information, markets,
customers, decision-makers and global business opportunities. SEMI â Your
Gateway to the industry and your partner in global business development.
The Texas Society for Microscopy (TSM)
is the Local Affiliate Society of the
Microscopy Society of America and is open to all users of microscopy, in all
pursuits and sciences. TSM holds two meetings a year (in April and October)
in different parts of the state, featuring speakers and workshops of
interest to TSM membership. TSM is supported by membership dues from
regular members, student members and corporate sponsors.
The International Society for Optical Engineering. SPIE is an
international technical society dedicated to promoting the engineering and
scientific applications of optical, photonic, imaging and optoelectronic
technologies through its education and communications programs, meetings and
publications. Today SPIE is the largest international professional
engineering society serving the practicing engineer and scientist in the
field of optics and photonics. The Society serves the global technical and
business communities, with over 14,000 individual, 320 corporate, and 3,000
technical group members in more than 75 countries worldwide.