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The Nano Plan

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Did you know that 75% of Americans have heard little to nothing about nanotechnology? To read more about public awareness, click here.

The Nano Plan is to be a national campaign to advance nanotechnology awareness, education, recognition, funding, research and innovation with a primary goal to keep America as the leader in advanced technologies.

"The Nano Plan" will focus on:

  • Nanotechnology Awareness Programs: Nanotechnology Basics
  • Stimulate Advanced Education in America
  • Nanotechnology Education Tour/Programs
  • Providing Scholarships for Advanced Degrees in Nanotechnology
  • Funding Nanotechnology Research in America
  • Nanotechnology Recognition Awards
  • An emphasis of preserving American leadership in innovation
  • Providing funding to help current nanotechnology researchers expand their fields of investigation;
  • Sponsoring annual Nano Conferences to encourage collaboration with nanotechnology researchers and to educate the public about the research being done locally/nationally in order to develop broader funding sources for local research, and
  • Recruiting the most qualified graduate students and post doctoral researchers into the field of nanotechnology.

COMING SOON: The NRF Scholarship Challenge 2009