• National Engineers Week

    National Engineers Week

    For National Engineers Week (Feb. 17-23), we celebrate the contributions of engineers who are using nanotechnology to address the National Academy of Engineering’s Grand Challenge “Engineer Better Medicines”. Read more

  • A 13-Year-Old Science Entrepreneur Wants To Bring Her Water Testing Device To Market

    A 13-Year-Old Science Entrepreneur Wants To Bring Her Water Testing Device To Market

    Gitanjali Rao, 13, is on the 2019 Forbes 30 Under 30 list for the design of a small, mobile device that tests for lead in drinking water. Read more

  • ‘Metallic wood’ has the strength of titanium and the density of water

    ‘Metallic wood’ has the strength of titanium and the density of water

    Scientists have built a sheet of nickel with nanoscale pores that make it as strong as titanium, but four to five times lighter. Read more

  • Converting Wi-Fi signals to electricity with new 2-D materials

    Converting Wi-Fi signals to electricity with new 2-D materials

    Device made from flexible, inexpensive materials could power large-area electronics, wearables, medical devices, and more. Read more

  • Breakthrough Reported in Fabricating Nanochips

    Breakthrough Reported in Fabricating Nanochips

    In the Quest for Smaller, Faster 2D Processors, NYU Tandon-Led Research Team Invents Thermal Lithography Process for Higher Quality, Lower Cost, and Mass Production Potential Read more

  • 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 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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