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Konarka Showcased at NanoCommerce 2004
[October 04, 2004]

Konarka Showcased at NanoCommerce 2004

LOWELL, Mass.& CHICAGO --(Business Wire)-- Oct. 4, 2004 -- Konarka Technologies, Inc., an innovator in developing and manufacturing breakthrough products that convert light to energy, today announced the company will attend NanoCommerce 2004, October 5-7, 2004 at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place in Chicago. For this leading nanotechnology business conference and trade show, Konarka will exhibit its power plastic materials in booth #222 and speak about how it is applying light-activated nanotechnology to renewable energy applications. -0- *T

Who: Konarka

What: NanoCommerce 2004

Where: Booth #222, Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, Chicago

When: Tuesday, October 5, through Thursday, October 7, 2004 *T

Konarka's Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer Daniel McGahn will present "Focusing Your Nanotech Platform on One Market" on Tuesday, October 5, at 11:15 a.m. CDT. For this session, he will discuss how Konarka diligently maintains its focus on developing and commercializing its power plastics for renewable energy. On Wednesday, October 6, at 1:30 p.m. CDT, Mr. McGahn will participate in the panel discussion "Nanotech Solar - Coming of Age."

NanoCommerce 2004 is one of the nation's leading nanotechnology conferences and trade shows. This year, the event focuses on showcasing both large and small companies with real, commercially available nanotechnology products, partners and business strategies. The conference offers high-level speakers from top U.S. research and development organizations, science, academia and industry, who will gather to discuss and promote future nanotechnology development and commercialization trends. NanoCommerce 2004 is co-chaired by Small Times Media and the NanoBusiness Alliance.

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About Konarka Technologies, Inc.

Konarka builds products that convert light to energy - anywhere. Konarka is the leading developer of polymer photovoltaic products that provide a source of renewable power in a variety of form factors for commercial, industrial, government and consumer applications. Konarka's photovoltaic nanotechnology is focused on delivering lightweight, flexible, scalable and manufacturable products. Konarka has a broad portfolio of patents, technology licenses and an accomplished technical team. Nobel Laureate Professor Alan Heeger (UC Santa Barbara) is a chief scientist for Konarka, and Dr. Michael Gratzel (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne) is a senior scientific advisor. Konarka Technologies is headquartered in Lowell, Mass., U.S.A., with research and development subsidiaries in Austria, Germany and Switzerland. For more information, visit or contact Tracy Wemett, BroadPR, at 617-868-5031 or

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