The NNI facilitates efforts to accelerate the scale-up, translation, and commercial application of nanotechnology R&D into the marketplace. To that end, the National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO) and the NNI agencies are sharing resources (provided on the left) to help the community navigate the nanotechnology development pathway.

How does investment in nanoscale science and technology research and development translate into tangible economic impacts that benefit the nation? This blog post provides some answers by using recent data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.