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    It’s not a shock: Better bandage promotes powerful healing

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  • HAPPY ANNIVERSARY NNI!

    HAPPY ANNIVERSARY NNI!

    A series of activities will be rolled out to celebrate the 15-year anniversary of the NNI. Check out the first in a series of special anniversary podcasts, and stay tuned for more! Read more

  • Nanotechnology: Big Things from a Tiny World

    Nanotechnology: Big Things from a Tiny World

    To celebrate National STEM/STEAM day (Nov 8.) watch this video to learn how nanotechnology can address some of the world's biggest challenges and improve our everyday lives. Read more

  • EnvisioNano and NanoFilm Contests

    EnvisioNano and NanoFilm Contests

    Undergraduate and graduate students conducting nanotechnology research in the United States and U.S. territories: These two contests are for you! Read more

  • NIOSH Report: Study on the Health Effects of Occupational Exposure to Silver Nanoparticles

    NIOSH Report: Study on the Health Effects of Occupational Exposure to Silver Nanoparticles

    The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health assessed potential health risks by evaluating more than 50 silver nanoparticle studies in animals or cells. Read more




Nanotechnology Commercialization

NNI agencies are collaborating with industry to facilitate the commercialization of federally funded nanotechnology discoveries.
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Teaching about Nanotechnology

These resources can help K–12 teachers  incorporate nanotechnology in their classrooms.
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Networks and Communities

The NNCO facilitates various networks and communities, including the U.S. Nano and Emerging Tech Student and Teacher Networks, the U.S.-EU Communities of Research, and a developing Entrepreneurship Community of Interest.
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Learn About Nanotechnology

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This newly updated NNI brochure introduces basic concepts in nanotechnology. Big Things from a Tiny World provides a general overview or nanotechnology and how it is used today.

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