The National Nanotechnology Initiative is a United States federal nanoscale science, engineering, and technology research and development program. Initiative participants (cited below) state that its four goals are to
- advance a world-class nanotechnology research and development (R&D) program;
- foster the transfer of new technologies into products for commercial and public benefit;
- develop and sustain educational resources, a skilled workforce, and the supporting infrastructure and tools to advance nanotechnology; and
- support responsible development of nanotechnology.
Mihail Roco started the initiative..
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