Panjab University was awarded with coveted recognition of establishing a Centre of Excellence in "Applications of Nanomaterials, Nanoparticles and Nanocomposites" by the UGC in 2011. With the focus area designated as “Biomedical Sciences”, the proposed interdisciplinary Centre involves symbiotic contributions by key functionaries hailing from assorted disciplines of Physics, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Biotechnology, Stem Cell Engineering, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Nanotechnology, Forensic Sciences, and beyond. Primarily, the Centre aims at carrying out research on finding innovative nanotechnological solutions for combating a series of diseased states, and transferring the technological know-how to the pertinent industries for plausible commercialization. Besides, it also endeavors to provide a platform to foster dissemination and exchange of advanced knowledge and experience among various stakeholders hailing from academia, industry, and governmental and regulatory bodies across the globe. Besides scores of research and review publications, the Center has already brought about eight books from international reputed publishers, including a six-volume book series on NanoBioMedicine.