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AmBev, Brazil's largest private consumer goods producer and the largest brewery in Latin America, will be incorporating U.S. company Industrial Nanotech, Inc.'s line of Nansulate industrial coatings into its plant maintenance program. Francesca Crolley of Industrial Nanotech said, "Large...
This article says that nanotechnology research and development in Latin America has accelerated significantly in recent years, but contends that these countries have failed to develop the "subjunctive social conditions to prepare for a transition to nanotechnology". The article outlines the...
The United States-Africa and Caribbean Nanotechnology Initiative (USACANI) Workshop will be held from June 21-26, 2009 in Trinidad, Trinidad and Tabago. The purpose of the conference is to bring together nanoscience and nanotechnology leaders to discuss issues critical to the United States, Africa,...
A declaration that emerged from the meeting of the South American Council of Education, Culture, Science, Technology and Innovation (Coseccti), which operates under the Union of South America Nations (UNASUR), committed the ministers and secretaries of Science in Latin America to prioritize the development...
The US-EU-Africa-Asia-Pacific and Caribbean Nanotechnology Initiative (USEACANI) will be holding a conference from September 25 to 29 in New York City, New York, United States.  The gathering will include representatives from academia, private sectors and policy makers covering 178 countries. ...
This article outlines several of the important nanotechnology-related events that have recently occurred in Latin American countries. The article says that the Argentinean Nanotechnology Foundation (ANF) was formally launched by a presidential decree in 2005. The article says that its establishment...
A new three-year initiative run by Jaume I University in Castellón, Spain, will aim to "promote cooperation between Latin American countries, conducting basic and applied research in various areas of nanotechnology such as PV, batteries, LEDs and systems for obtaining fuel from sunlight."...
The Commission Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Alicia Bárcena, urged Latin America and Caribbean nations to strengthen their innovation policies in order to better compete in the technological progress and sustainable development that...
A recent report, "State of Science 2008," published in December by the Ibero-American Observatory of Science, Technology and Innovation and the Science and Technology Programme for Development, found that investment in science has soared in Latin America and the Caribbean in recent years. ...
A new United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) report on science and technology research highlights the progress in Latin America and the Caribbean in vaccine development, nanotechnology and information and communication technology (ICT). The "Scientific Report...