The society is a profitless public organisation working according to the Russian legislation. The activity of the society is regulated by the Charter. The society is founded in 1998 for active information interchange, development of researches and practical applications in the area of scanning probe microscopy and nanotechnology. The society unites the Russian scientists and engineers working in various areas of a science and engineering: physics of a surface, physics of semiconductors, biophysics, physical chemistry, microelectronics and organisations involved in researches in the area of SPM, developments in the area of instrument making with application SPM, foreign scientists promoting development SPM in Russia. The society supposes reception of the associative members. The society spreads the work to Russia, countries of CIS, world community. The Society is registered in INTERNET with address www.nanoworld.org and the organizing committee is located in Moscow city (Russia).The Society Secretariat is formed by general meeting of the Society and is engaged in the collection of information and organisation of the Society activity in a period between Constituent Assemblies. The Society branches can be organised at large scientific and industrial centres (Moscow, St.-Petersburg, Nignii-Novgorod, Kazan, Siberian society etc.). The Society branches engaged in organisation of conferences, schools, promotion on premiums, circulars, realisation of voting's (including network voting's - it means each member has the password) to take new members in the Society, realise expert assessments of works. The Secretariat is convoked on a short term once in a half of year to realise the results of work and affirm new plans. The activity of the Society is carried out within the framework of the accepted strategic plan of development. The Executive Committee carries out the accepted plan of development. The Secretariat informs the members of the Society about the plans of work, collects information about its members' offers and prepares information for the Executive Committee, keeps the WEB page of the Society. The plans of development are made on the basis of the offers which have been put forward by the members of the Society. The Society widely uses INTERNET opportunities in its activity. Now it opens and will be active to function bilingual Web page of the Society. The Society is engaged in the questions of organisation of congresses, conferences, and schools etc. on subjects of the Society activity.