The Centre of Excellence in Metrology for Micro and Nano Technologies (CEMMNT) in Loughborough, England, has named Paul Newbatt as its business development director. Paul has more than 20 years technical sales management experience, having worked for Phoenix Scientific Industries, Rheometric Scientific and Polymer Laboratories, among others. "He will act as the key client interface for access to our network of over 250 multidisciplinary MNT specialists, which is the UK's largest, offering organizations relevant applications knowledge and experience, along with cutting-edge technology, to accelerate their innovation and commercialization," said Elwood Vogt, CEO of CEMMNT. Through its partners, CEMMNT measures and characterizes materials from the molecular scale to final devices using microscopy and spectroscopy methods to determine both the dimensional structure and local elemental or chemical composition. Thermal, electrical, optical, structural and mechanical properties can all be determined at the micro or nano scale.