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Science and Technology: Nanotechnology

Fundamental Concepts in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Fundamental Concepts in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

What is the National Nanotechnology Initiative?

The National Nanotechnology Initiative is a U.S. Government research and development (R&D) initiative involving 20 departments and independent agencies working together toward the shared vision of "a future in which the ability to understand and control matter at the nanoscale leads to a revolution in technology and industry that benefits society." The NNI brings together the expertise needed to advance this broad and complex field—creating a framework for shared goals, priorities, and strategies that helps each participating Federal agency leverage the resources of all participating agencies. With the support of the NNI, nanotechnology R&D is taking place in academic, government, and industry laboratories across the United States. Source:  National Nanotechnology Initiative

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