Nanotechnology World is a vast network of more than 90,000 individuals and organizations who are leading the research, development, manufacturing and commercialization of nanotechnology worldwide. The Nanotechnology World Network was created to help accelerate the integration of nanotechnologies in various industries — such as medical, energy, electronics, transportation and materials — by providing information, resources and tools, by connecting researchers and organizations, and by fostering knowledge sharing and cooperation.

Last April, a staggering goal for EV development was unveiled by the Chinese government: by 2020 to have 2 million EVs on the roads, and by 2025 to have EVs account for at least 20% of the nation’s annual vehicle production and sales. Tied closely to the success of EV industry, China’s power battery market is predicted to take off anytime soon! With such an vigorous market as its setting, GBF ASIA was first held in 2016, bringing together like-minded professionals from different parts of the world to meet, trade and share.

Crystals (ISSN 2073-4352; CODEN: CRYSBC) is an international, peer-reviewed open access journal that covers all aspects of crystal structure, crystal growth techniques, and characterization techniques. It is a monthly journal published by MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. Crystals is now indexed in the Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science) and Scopus, and its impact factor is 1.566 in 2016.

Condensed Matter (ISSN 2410-3896; CODEN: CMOAFD) is an international peer-reviewed open access journal on the physics of condensed matter published quarterly online by MDPI and led by Editor-in-Chief Prof. Antonio Bianconi (RICMASS, Rome, Italy) and an internationally recognized editorial board ( With their continuous efforts, the journal is indexed by ESCI recently and is now in Web of Science.