Welcome to the Nano.gov newsroom. The National Nanotechnology Initiative –the NNI –envisions a future in which applications of nanotechnology will lead to a revolution in technology and industry that benefits society. At its heart the NNI stimulates collaboration and coordination of nanotechnology R&D among the 20 Federal agencies and departments that are involved.
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Jul 29, 2016
Today, Federal agencies participating in the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) released a white paper describing the collective Federal vision for the emerging and innovative solutions needed to realize the Nanotechnology-Inspired Grand Challenge for Future Computing.
Jun 23, 2016
Ben Davis and Ryan Hines, members of the Maschmann Lab at the University of Missouri, won the latest round of EnvisioNano for their image Graphene Shows its Stripes.
Jun 6, 2016
Members of the public are invited to vote for the best images in this round of the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) EnvisioNano contest. Now in its third round, this contest has drawn submissions from students at top labs and schools across the United States.
Jun 3, 2016
The NNI is taking on the nanobot at this year’s Awesome Con by unraveling popular misconceptions about nanotechnology in a panel entitled Debunking the Nanobot.
May 16, 2016
Representatives from the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) will open the TechConnect Nanotech 2016 Conference and Expo as keynote panelists, focusing on the future of nanotechnology and “NNI 2.0.”
Apr 29, 2016
The series is aimed at strategies for safe development and use of nanotechnology along the life cycle of nanomaterials and nanotechnology-enabled products. -
Apr 19, 2016
The goal is to engage in a dialogue about topics of interest to the small- and medium-sized nanotechnology business community through a free, online format. These webinars will inform topics for subsequent webinars for the SME community over the course of the year.
Apr 8, 2016
Winners to be announced by Wil Wheaton on main stage at the USA Science and Engineering Festival.
Apr 4, 2016
Registration is now open for the 2016 Strategic Planning Stakeholder workshop.
Apr 1, 2016
The President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2017 provides $1.4 billion for the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI), affirming the important role that nanotechnology continues to play in the Administration’s innovation agenda.