We invite sponsorship from companies wishing to raise their profile within the community and increase their visibility at the conference. Please visit the sponsorship web page for further information on the benefits of sponsoring at the Physical Aspects of Polymer Science 2013.

The organisers gratefully acknowledge support from the following organisations:


Platinum sponsor


AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a a major producer of speciality chemicals. We supply industries and consumers worldwide with innovative products and are passionate about developing sustainable answers for our customers. Our portfolio includes well-know brands such as: Dulux, Sikkens, International and Eka. Headquatered in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, we are consistently ranked as one of the leaders in the area of sustainability. With operations in more than 80 countries, our 50,000 people around the world are comitted to excellnce and delivering Tomorrow's Answers TodayTM.


Gold Sponsor


Gearing Scientific Ltd

Specialist in Thermal Conductivity and DMA testing for many years. Also nano-identation, nano-scratch and nano-tribology, even of very soft elastomers with CSM Instruments.


Silver Sponsors


Asylum Research

Asylum Research is the technology leader in atomic force microscopy for numerous materials and bioscience applications. Asylum Research's high performance AFM product line include the CypherTM and MFP-3DTM Families. Asylum Research offers the best warranties in the industry, ranging from two to five years, along with unmatched customer support. Asylum has a global sales and service presence.


Polymer Physics

The Journal of Polymer Science: Polymer Physics covers the breadth of the physical aspects of polymer systems, from charge and ion transport and optical properties, through nanotechnology and energy applications to biological polymers and beyond. With rapid, professional peer review, post-acceptance publication online in just 15 days, and broader exposure through news stories on MaterialsViews.com and editor's choice newsletters, don't miss your chance to publish in the polymer physics journal for the 21st century. We've put together a virtual issue with our best papers on the topics of the conference, which is free to download via this link: bit.ly/PAPS_2013. Take a look to see our scope in action, and submit your paper via www.polymerphysics.org.

Key dates

  • Early registration deadline:
    8 August 2013
  • Poster abstract submission deadline:
    8 August 2013
  • Registration deadline:
    2 September 2013
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