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IOP Ireland and Seagate Technology conference

IOP Ireland and Seagate Technology join forces to hold two-day conference

18 June 2015

IOP Ireland and Seagate Technology recently held a two-day conference and poster competition not far from the Giants’ Causeway in the north west of Northern Ireland. The meeting brought together over 90 academics, students and those involved in manufacturing and R+D to explore areas of magnetism, thin film deposition and plasma etching

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IOP Ireland and Seagate Technology join forces to hold two-day conference
IOP Ireland and Seagate Technology recently held a two-day conference in Northern Ireland.

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