• Targeting Cancer with a Triple Threat

    MIT chemists have devised a new way to build nanoparticles that can carry and deliver precise ratios of three or more different drugs. Read more

  • Popping nanoballoons to fight cancer

    Developed by researchers at the University at Buffalo, these miniscule particles can deliver anti-cancer medications straight to the tumor itself, without causing unwanted damage along the way. Read more

  • Engineers design ‘living materials’

    MIT researchers created hybrid materials that combine bacterial cells with nonliving elements that can conduct electricity or emit light. Read more

  • NanoDays Being Celebrated at More Than 200 Sites Nationwide

    UVa's Nanoscience Institute opened its labs over the weekend to visitors as part of NISE Net's NanoDays program. Read more

  • NNI-Sponsored "Best Use of Nanotechnology" Award Goes to Hyde Park Middle School!

    Congratulations to Nevada Southern's Hyde Park Middle School for winning the NNI-sponsored Future City Special Award for the "Best Use of Nanotechnology" with their city Koru. Read more

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EOP logoNNCO Seeks Next Director

The Director oversees all aspects of the National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO), leads the coordination of National Nanotechnology Initiative policies and programs, serves as a spokesperson for the Initiative, and provides advice to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.


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We are pleased to announce the release of the National Nanotechnology Initiative Supplement to the President's 2015 Budget.


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These NNI brochures introduce basic concepts in nanotechnolgy.  Big Things from a Tiny World (left) is a general overview; Powerful Things from a Tiny World (right) looks at nanotechnology and energy. These brochures are also available in Spanish.

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The NNI Dashboard shows annual spending for the agencies participating in the NNI. This cross-cut budget information can be sorted by agency and by Program Component Area to better identify funding trends.