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This article looks at the socio-economic implications of nanotechnology-based applications on commodities, specifically, copper. It delves into the emerging debate on nanotechnologies and commodities and explores how the patterns of copper consumption may change as nano-applications displace the use...
The global recession that started in 2008 will have a ripple effect on the nanotechnology value chain that will be felt well into the next decade, according to David Hwang and Jurron Bradley of Lux Research. The recession critically wounded two industries - the construction and the automotive industries...
Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology, United States, presenting at the International Symposium on Assessing the Economic Impact of Nanotechnology, held last week in Washington, DC, helped answer the question: What will be the long-run economic returns from investments in nanotechnology,...
The Iranian Nanotechnology Society (INS) and the University of Tabriz in Iran will be hosting the second International Congress on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICNN2008) in October to present and discuss research results for industrial applications of nanotechnology. The article says that ICNN2008...
This article discusses one of Russia's latest ventures - the creation of the International Innovative Nanotechnology Centre (IINC) - an organization that is designed to take research by scientists from the Commonwealth of Independents States (CIS) and turn them into real-life products. The CIS...
This article suggests that the center for investment in nanotechnology could be moving from the United States and Europe to Asia. Nanotechnology will play a major role in the future of global technology, it says, but this sector has tended to perform poorly since the technology bubble burst, with investors...
This opinion piece, by Tom Still, president of the Wisconsin Technology Council, in the United States, suggests that the political left has discovered a "demon" science – nanotechnology – and a movement is afoot to rein in the emerging technology for its risks, real, perceived and...
The government of Haryana, a state in northwest India, announced today that it is establishing a "nanotechnology city" in the town of Punchkula. Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said that the project is "part of the efforts to make Haryana a knowledge-based economy."...
South Africa’s two Nanotechnology Innovation Centers, both established last November by the South African Department for Science and Technology’s National Nanotechnology Strategy, have begun researching potential applications of nanotechnology for healthcare, advanced materials, and energy....
A new report from the United States-based Lux Research, "Ranking the Nations on Nanotech: Hidden Havens and False Threats", shows that countries such as Russia and China have launched new challenges to U.S. dominance in nanotechnology in 2009, and smaller players such as Japan, Germany and...