• International Day of Women and Girls in Science

    International Day of Women and Girls in Science

    In celebration of International Day of Women and Girls in Science (Feb. 11, 2019), we are pleased to highlight Joy, a high school student who won first place in the Generation Nano competition for her comic using nanotechnology to make a superhero! 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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