Business Development

A variety of Federal, regional, state, and commercial activities and collaborations are in place to support the United States nanotechnology industry.

Technology Transfer and Commercialization

A major goal for the NNI is to assist in commercialization efforts in the nanotechnology field.

Industry Collaborations

The NNI is committed to working with industry to support nanotechnology R&D and technology transfer through Federal-industrial partnerships and agreements, funding programs, and legislation to support nanotechnology business.

Regional, State, and Local Activities

Regional, state, and local organizations have a special role in establishing the infrastructure, preparing a skilled workforce, and supporting industry—and in providing resources with a focus on small businesses.

Diversity Programs

The Federal Government has developed a wide variety of business resources to assist women, minorities, veterans, disabled persons, and other underserved or underutilized groups.