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Winner Announced for NNI’s EnvisioNano Nanotechnology Image Contest

Ben Davis and Ryan Hines, members of the Maschmann Lab at the University of Missouri, won the latest round of EnvisioNano for their image Graphene Shows its Stripes.

Public Voting Now Open for the NNI EnvisioNano Image Contest

Members of the public are invited to vote for the best images in this round of the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) EnvisioNano contest. Now in its third round, this contest has drawn submissions from students at top labs and schools across the United States.

Debunking the Nanobot at Awesome Con

The NNI is taking on the nanobot at this year’s Awesome Con by unraveling popular misconceptions about nanotechnology in a panel entitled Debunking the Nanobot.

NNI Representatives to Participate in Keynote Panel and Sponsor Booth at TechConnect Nanotech 2016

Representatives from the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) will open the TechConnect Nanotech 2016 Conference and Expo as keynote panelists, focusing on the future of nanotechnology and “NNI 2.0.”

Registration Now Open: NanoEHS Webinar Series--Applying a lab safety culture to nanotechnology

The series is aimed at strategies for safe development and use of nanotechnology along the life cycle of nanomaterials and nanotechnology-enabled products. -

Registration Now Open: NNCO Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise Webinar

The goal is to engage in a dialogue about topics of interest to the small- and medium-sized nanotechnology business community through a free, online format. These webinars will inform topics for subsequent webinars for the SME community over the course of the year.

Public Voting Now Open for Generation Nano Superhero Contest

Winners to be announced by Wil Wheaton on main stage at the USA Science and Engineering Festival.

2016 NNI Strategic Planning Stakeholder Workshop: Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for the 2016 Strategic Planning Stakeholder workshop.

NNI Releases Supplement to the President’s 2017 Budget

The President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2017 provides $1.4 billion for the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI), affirming the important role that nanotechnology continues to play in the Administration’s innovation agenda.

NNI and CPSC Publish QEEN Workshop Report

This report details the outcome of the workshop “Quantifying Exposure to Engineered Nanomaterials (QEEN) from Manufactured Products.”


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