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Oct 14, 2015
NNCO Director Dr. Michael Meador to visit flagship institutes in Manchester and Leeds and tour the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus to share best practices and discuss international collaborations
Oct 13, 2015
The National Nanotechnology Initiative, MathScience Innovation Center, and Virginia Department of Education have partnered to offer a free webinar on October 14th from 3:30-4:30 for teachers to explore “Nanotechnology: Applications, Educational Pathways & Resources.”
Oct 2, 2015
This 90-minute webinar, led by Dr. Meyya Meyyappan, Chief Scientist for Exploration Technology at NASA Ames Research Center, will introduce basic mechanisms of nanosensing and terminologies, and will review the current status of nanosensor development and challenges for commercial applications.
Sep 30, 2015
Elizabeth Sawicki, a member of the Medical Scholars Program and the Department of Bioengineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, won the top honors for her image entitled Gelatin Nanoparticles in Brain.
Sep 22, 2015
This webinar will introduce basic nanoinformatics concepts to non-specialists and is supported by Federal agencies participating in the Nanotechnology Knowledge Infrastructure (NKI) Signature Initiative.
Sep 21, 2015
The National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO) will host a series of webinars from October to December 2015 sponsored by Federal agencies participating in the Nanotechnology Knowledge Infrastructure (NKI) and the Nanotechnology for Sensors and Sensors for Nanotechnology (Sensors) Signature Initiatives.
Sep 17, 2015
To advance research in nanoscale science, engineering and technology, the National Science Foundation (NSF) will provide a total of $81 million over five years to support 16 sites and a coordinating office as part of a new National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure (NNCI).
Sep 4, 2015
Members of the public are invited to cast their votes for their favorite images in the EnvisioNano 2.0 photo contest.
Aug 28, 2015
Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, the seventh of nine new manufacturing institutes underway will invest $171 million in advancing next-generation flexible hybrid electronics manufacturing, fostering American leadership in manufacturing technologies from smart bandages to self-monitoring weapons systems to wearable devices.
Aug 5, 2015
Join NNCO Director Dr. Michael Meador to learn about the fundamentals of nanotechnology—what it is and why it’s unique—and how this emerging, disruptive technology will change the world. From invisibility cloaks to lightweight, fuel-efficient vehicles to a cure for cancer, nanotechnology might just be the biggest thing you can’t see.