• DOE's Oak Ridge Lab Develops First Large Scale Graphene Fabrication

    One of the barriers to using graphene at a commercial scale could be overcome using this new method. Read more

  • New Initiatives to Accelerate the Commercialization of Nanotechnology

    At a White House forum representatives from the private and public sectors announced a series of new and expanded activities to accelerate the commercialization of nanotechnology and expand the nanotechnology workforce. Read more

  • 2-D Materials Produce Optically Active Quantum Dots for First Time

    Tungsten diselenide (WSe2) is proving to be an attractive platform for producing solid-state quantum dots for emitting light. Read more

  • C&EN Talks With NNCO Director Dr. Michael Meador

    Dr. Meador is on loan from the National Aeronautics & Space Administration’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, where he led nanotechnology research and development. Read more

  • Winner Announced for NNI’s ‘EnvisioNano’ Nanotechnology Image Contest

    Kyle Nowlin from the University of North Carolina Greensboro Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering won the top honors for his image entitled Polymer Nanocone Array. Read more

Slideshow Archive

books and appleCreating the Next Generation of Nanoscientists and Engineers

A White House forum unveils announcements regarding nanoeducation resources and opportunities to collaborate.

CPSC logoRegistration Now Open: CPSC/NNI Workshop on Quantifying Exposure to Engineered Nanomaterials (QEEN) from Manufactured Products

This two-day technical workshop will focus on determining the state of the science and the tools and methods available to characterize and quantify nanomaterials presence, release potential, and population exposure. 

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Workshops & Events

TechConnect Nanotech 2015

National SBIR/STTR Conference

Gordon Research Conference: Environmental Nanotechnology

Learn About Nanotechnology

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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.


Stay tuned for the next cycle of the EnvisioNano and Student Video Contests. Winning images will be showcased on Nano.gov and displayed at TechConnect World Innovation 2015; the winning video will be shared on the NNI's YouTube channel and on Nano.gov


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