Russia “National Nanotechnology Network’ Announced by Government

The largest Russia state universities and research centers will be integrated into a countrywide nanotechnology network, whose members will receive access to information about one another’s research developments and facilities. An Education and Science Ministry official said the network was created as part of the federal targeted program on developing the nano-industry from 2008 to 2010. Once the Education and Science Ministry develops criteria for NNS participants, any qualifying organization will be able to join, the source told.
NNS members will work in nine different spheres: electronics, engineering, energy, space, biotechnology, security systems, high-purity substances, composite nanomaterials and construction nanomaterials.

Source: The Moscow Times


~ by vascoteixeira on May 15, 2010.

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