5th World Congress on Micro and Nano Manufacturing

19-22 September 2022

Jointly organised by the 4M Association, the International Institution for Micro Manufacturing (I2M2) and the International Forum on Micro Manufacturing (IFMM), the Congress hopes to bring together the worldwide community of micro- & nano-manufacturing experts.

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic the format of the conference will be announced in due course.

Congress Chair

Sylvie Castagne, KU Leuven, Belgium

Congress Co-Chairs

Stefan Dimov, University of Birmingham, UK

Lawrence Kulinsky, University of California, Irvine, USA

Kuniaki Dohda, Northwestern University, USA

Dominiek Reynaerts, KU Leuven, Belgium


Campus Gasthuisberg, KU Leuven

Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven


Leuven is the largest city of the province of Flemish Brabant in the Flemish Region of Belgium. It is located about 25 kilometres (16 miles) east of Brussels. With its historic centre Leuven is one of the most beautiful and atmospheric towns in Belgium.

Important Dates

The main congress programme takes place from the 19th to 22nd of September 2022

Submission deadline for full papers: 30th of April 2022

Congress Theme

  • Micro fabrication technologies, process chains and process characterisation
  • Miniaturization of machines and equipment; positioning, motion generation, sensors systems, and control
  • Novel product designs, micro-assembly technologies and micro-handling
  • Surface engineering and interface nanotechnology
  • Process modelling and simulation
  • Processing and characterization of smart materials, energy materials, metamaterials and nanomaterials
  • Micro and nano additive, subtractive, joining, and hybrid manufacturing technologies
  • Micro and desktop factory concepts, systems, components and modules
  • On-line monitoring and inspection systems, and smart manufacturing /method
  • Standardization in micro manufacturing and micro factories
  • Applications of micro and nano technologies
  • Emerging micro manufacturing methods and equipment, including those that bridge the nano- and macro- worlds
  • Biomanufacturing and biomedical devices

Contact Us

For further information on:

  • sponsorship
  • registration
  • review process

Contact: Ms Adriana Svetozarova.