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ACS Hosting Special Webinar on Nano-Inspired Grand Challenges Next Tuesday

The American Chemical Society (ACS) is holding a special webinar to address the White House’s recently announced Nanotechnology-Inspired Grand Challenges.

NNI Opens the Second Round of the Student Multimedia Contests

The NNI is now accepting submissions for the second cycle of the video and image contests for students.

NNI Publishes Workshop Report and Launches Web Portal on Nanosensors

Both outputs support the Nanotechnology Signature Initiative ‘Nanotechnology for Sensors and Sensors for Nanotechnology: Improving and Protecting Health, Safety, and the Environment.’

OSTP Calls for Nanotechnology-Inspired Grand Challenges

The National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO) is pleased to highlight an important Request for Information (RFI) issued today by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) seeking suggestions for Nanotechnology-Inspired Grand Challenges for the Next Decade.

Webinar Registration Now Open: Resources for the Development of Nanosensors, part of the Nanotechnology Public Webinar Series

The National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO) will host a webinar to summarize the highlights from the September 2014 Sensor Fabrication, Integration, and Commercialization Workshop and to introduce the newly developed Sensors NSI Web Portal.

Winner Announced for the First NNI Nanotechnology Student Video Contest

The National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO) is pleased to announce the winners of the first Tiny Science. Big Impacts. Cool Videos. nanotechnology video contest for students.

Creating the Next Generation of Nanoscientists and Engineers

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

NNCO and Museum of Science Fiction to Collaborate on Nanotechnology and 3D Printing Panels at Awesome Con

The National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO) and the Museum of Science Fiction (MOSF) have teamed up for this year’s Awesome Con to present two exciting panels, Nanotechnology: Fact from Fiction and 3D Printing: “Replicating” Success.

Registration is now open: CPSC/NNI Workshop on Quantifying Exposure to Engineered Nanomaterials (QEEN) from Manufactured Products

Registration is now open for the workshop sponsored by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and co-hosted by the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) entitled “Quantifying Exposure to Engineered Nanomaterials from Manufactured Products – Addressing Environmental, Health, and Safety Implications.”

NNCO to Host Second Free Webinar for Small- and Medium-Sized Nanotechnology Businesses

The National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO) will hold the second in a series of free webinars focusing on the experiences, successes, and challenges for small- and medium-sized nanotechnology businesses and on issues of interest to the nanotechnology business community on Wednesday May 20, 2015 from 2-3pm EDT.


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