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U.S. National Nanotechnology Coordination Office Seeks Next Director

Apr. 2014- The National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) in the Executive Office of the President is seeking candidates interested in serving as the Director of the U.S. National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO). The NNCO supports the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI), the U.S. Federal Governmentís interagency activity for coordinating research and development as well as enhancing ...

U.S. National Nanotechnology Coordination Office Seeks Next Director

Apr. 2014- The National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) in the Executive Office of the President is seeking candidates interested in serving as the Director of the U.S. National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO). The NNCO supports the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI), the U.S. Federal Governmentís interagency activity for coordinating research and development as well as enhancing ...

12th Annual NanoBusiness Commercialization Association 2014 DC Roundtable

Apr. 2014- NanoBusiness Commercialization Association (NanoBCA) returns to Washington, DC for our 2014 DC Roundtable May 6-7th. This will be our 12th visit, dating back to 2002, meeting with numerous government officials in regard to the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI).

National Nanotechnology Initiative Funding Provides Insight into Nanomanufacturing Goals and Priorities

Mar. 2014- Overall funding for the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) as detailed in the supplement to the President's 2015 budget request maintains a roughly flat funding profile with respect to 2013-2014 levels at approximately $1.5 B, significantly lower than the peaks from the 2008-2010 period. The NNN encourages stakeholders to review the NNI FY2015 Budget Supplement report as it provides some ...

NNI Supplement to the President's 2015 Budget

Mar. 2014- This document is a supplement to the Presidentís 2015 Budget request submitted to Congress on March 4, 2014. It gives a description of the activities underway in 2013 and 2014 and planned for 2015 by the Federal Government agencies participating in the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI), primarily from a programmatic and budgetary perspective. It is based on the NNI Strategic Plan released ...

Nanomanufacturing: Emergence and Implications for U.S. Competitiveness, the Environment, and Human Health

Feb. 2014- The forum's participants described nanomanufacturing as a future megatrend that will potentially match or surpass the digital revolution's effect on society and the economy. They anticipated further scientific breakthroughs that will fuel new engineering developments; continued movement into the manufacturing sector; and more intense international competition. Although limited data on ...

The NNN Requests Your Participation on 2014 U.S. Nanotechnology Commercialization Survey

Jan. 2014- Public surveys are an extremely useful tool in assessing stakeholder opinions, needs, and feedback regarding targeted topics. The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) has partnered with the National Science Foundation under the auspices of the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) to conduct its latest study of commercialization trends in nanotechnology and nanofabrication. The ...

Request for Information extended for Nanotechnology Signature Initiative on Nanosensors

Dec. 2013- The Nanotechnology Signature Initiative (NSI), Nanotechnology for Sensors and Sensors for Nanotechnology: Improving and Protecting Health, Safety, and the Environment, the fifth NSI to be launched by agencies of the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI), has extended of a request for information on the topic. Sensors incorporating nanostructures and nanomaterials have been under development ...

Now Accepting Public Comment on the draft NNI 2014 Strategic Plan

Nov. 2013- The U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative requests public comment on the draft 2014 NNI Strategic Plan. Comments may be submitted through http://nano.gov/2014strategy or to 2014NNIStrategy@nnco.nano.gov.

Request for Information: NNI Nanotechnology for Sensors and Sensors for Nanotechnology Signature Initiative

Nov. 2013- The purpose of this Request for Information (RFI) is to enhance the value of the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) and of the Nanotechnology Signature Initiative (NSI) entitled Nanotechnology for Sensors and Sensors for Nanotechnology in particular, by reaching out to the nanotechnology stakeholder community for input regarding specific needs for the accelerated development and ...

Assessing the Assessment of the Economic Impact of Nanotechnology

Sep. 2013- As the U.S. government addresses the budget allocation for the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) each year, the questions regarding return on investment have become more formidable over the past few years. Complimenting this has been the emerging theme and recommendations by the Presidential Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) in their report on the fourth assessment of ...

Top Down or Bottom UpÖor Both?

Sep. 2013- I had the opportunity to attend two excellent meetings last Spring – the Nanotech Commercialization Conference in Winston-Salem, NC (hosted by the NanoBusiness Commercialization Association),  and the Lux Executive Summit in Boston, MA.  The NanoBCA meeting was a rich mix of constituencies including small companies, investors, government (Federal and State), universities and ...

Now Accepting Input: 2013 NNI Strategic Planning Workshop

Jun. 2013-  The 2013 National Nanotechnology Initiative Strategic Planning Stakeholder Workshop is being held June 11-12, 2013, at the USDA Patriot Plaza Conference Center in Washington, DC. The workshop will obtain input from outside the U.S. Government on the future directions of the NNI. The recommendations of this one-and-a-half day workshop will inform the development of the 2013 NNI Strategic ...

National Nanotechnology Initiative Releases Regional, State, and Local Initiatives in Nanotechnology Report

Jun. 2013-  This report on Regional, State, and Local (RSL) Initiatives in Nanotechnology is the result of a workshop convened 1–2 May 2012 in Portland, Oregon, by the Nanoscale Science, Engineering, and Technology (NSET) Subcommittee of the National Science and Technology Council. The report was made possible with the help of the NSET Subcommittee’s Nanomanufacturing, Industry Liaison, ...

Triennial Review of the National Nanotechnology Initiative Reiterates Need for Information Exchange, Effective Technology Transfer, and Commercialization

Apr. 2013- The National Research Council recently released its Triennial Review of the National Nanotechnology Initiative, a required assessment of the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) by the 21st Century Nanotechnology Research and Development Act of 2003. This document makes recommendations to the Nanoscale Science, Engineering, and Technology (NSET) Subcommittee and to the National ...

Sustainable and Scalable Nanomanufacturing a Key Focus of 2012 Summit in Boston

Aug. 2012- On the eve of next week’s Nanomanufacturing Summit and 11th Annual NanoBusiness Conference in Boston, I’d like to take pause and reflect upon the synergistic events and interactions that have been taking place over the past several years positioning us for the nanomanufacturing revolution. While nanomanufacturing has often been a misunderstood topic or discipline within the broader ...

Latest Nanotechnology Signature Initiative Provides for Intriguing Concepts Addressing Critical Challenges

Jul. 2012- The recently announced Nanotechnology Signature Initiative (NSI), Nanotechnology for Sensors and Sensors for Nanotechnology: Improving and Protecting Health, Safety, and the Environment, is the fifth NSI to be launched by agencies of the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI). Sensors incorporating nanostructures and nanomaterials have been under development for over 20 years now, and show the ...

NNI Launches Nanotechnology Signature Initiative on Nanosensors

Jul. 2012- Fifth NSI will accelerate the development of nano-enabled sensors and nanomaterial sensingThe Nanotechnology Signature Initiative (NSI) Nanotechnology for Sensors and Sensors for Nanotechnology: Improving and Protecting Health, Safety, and the Environment is the fifth NSI to be launched by agencies of the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI). The NNI agencies recognize the considerable ...

New Nanotechnology Signature Initiative to Accelerate Sustainable Design: Fourth Nanotechnology Signature Initiative highlights the importance of informatics in advancing nanotechnology

May. 2012- (May 14, 2012)  Today the agencies participating in the U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) announced their fourth Nanotechnology Signature Initiative. This signature initiative will stimulate the development of models, simulation tools, and databases that will enable the prediction of specific properties and characteristics of nanoscale materials. This in turn will accelerate ...

PCAST Releases Assessment of National Nanotechnology Initiative

May. 2012- Today, the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) released its latest assessment of the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI): Report to the President and Congress on the Fourth Assessment of the National Nanotechnology Initiative. The assessment is a Congressionally mandated biennial review of the NNI, a crosscutting Federal program designed to coordinate U.S. ...

Assessing the Economic Impact of Nanotechnology: The Role of Nanomanufacturing

Mar. 2012- In developing a strategy for the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI), the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) have emphasized the need to enable more effective technology transfer and provide added focus on nanomanufacturing and commercialization. These objectives are intended to foster needed economic development within the U.S., while also providing a ...

NanoBusiness Provides Analysis on 2012-2013 NNI Budget

Mar. 2012- How time flies when you are having fun! As the son of an IRS agent and US Budget officer, I enjoy budgets. Forty Years ago in 1972 the US Budget for total expenditures was $256 Billion (btw, that was the first budget my father made me memorize). Today, our total expenditures will be $3.8 Trillion. This will be my 12th analysis of the NNI Budget. My first was 2001-2002 and here we are 12 budget ...

NanoBusiness Interview: Andrew Maynard, Ph.D.

Feb. 2012- I have known Andrew Maynard for over 10 years. We have agreed and disagreed on various EHS issues concerning the Nanotechnology Community during our relationship. Even though we have disagreed from time to time I have always found his opinions valuable and thought provoking.Andrew previously co-chaired the NNI’s Nanotechnology Health and Environment Implications group while working at the ...

NanoBusiness Provides Insight on National Research Council Report

Feb. 2012- The National Research Council (NRC) of the National Academies has been working for several years on the development of a Research Strategy for Environmental, Health, and Safety Aspects of Engineered Nanomaterials. On January 25th they released a draft of this strategy, which is available from the National Academies website. This work was commissioned by the Environmental Protection Agency. A ...

Advanced Manufacturing Partnership: Where Does Nanomanufacturing Fit, and Where Should Investments Be Made?

Dec. 2011- The announcement of the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership (AMP) by the White House last June, followed by regional workshops to identify technology approaches for U.S. government investment to create high-quality manufacturing jobs and enhance the global competitiveness, demonstrates the Obama administration’s commitment to revitalizing manufacturing in the US.  The ...

2011 NNI EHS Research Strategy Webinar

Oct. 2011- OverviewFederal Agencies participating in the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) are hosting a webinar to announce the release of the 2011 NNI Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) Research Strategy and to the discuss the development of this document and its key focus areas.FormatThe event will consist of an overview of the strategy’s development followed by comments from ...

National Nanotechnology Initiative nanoEHS Workshop Series Reports Now Available

Jul. 2011- The National Nanotechnology Initiative has developed an updated nanotechnology environmental, health, and safety (EHS) research strategy, informed by recommendations from the National Academies, the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), and four workshop reports based on a 2009-2010 series of nanoEHS workshops. The NNI nanotechnology EHS research strategy ...

Congressional Subcommittee Explores Impact and Economic Benefits of National Nanotechnology Initiative

Apr. 2011- This month, the House Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on Research and Science Education held a hearing, entitled "Nanotechnology: Oversight of the National Nanotechnology Initiative and Priorities for the Future", to assess the impact of the federal government’s investment in the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI). In doing so the subcommittee heard key testimony ...

National Nanotechnology Strategic Plan Providing Future Roadmap for Nanotechnology Innovations

Nov. 2010- The federal government has recently posted two reports online to share with the stakeholders in the nanoscience community. The first report, titled "Nanotechnology Research Directions for Societal Needs in 2020 " or Nano2, is the international long-term view, providing a retrospective of  the last ten years (2000-2010) and vision for the next ten years (2011-2020). It was prepared ...

Requests for Public Comment on the NNI Strategic Plan

Nov. 2010- Monday's Federal Register carried a notice from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the Nanoscience, Engineering and Technology Subcommittee of the National Science and Technology Council inviting the public to comment on the 2010 National Nanotechnology Initiative Strategic Plan. Members of the public who want to file comments on the 2010 Draft NNI Strategic ...

Presidentís Council Evaluates National Nanotechnology Initiative

Mar. 2010- Maxine Savitz[1] and Ed Penhoe[2] provided a recent presentation summarizing the highlights of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST)[3] report on the status of the US National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) at a public meeting held at the National Academics on March 12, 2010.

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NanoBusiness Commercialization Association

NanoBusiness Commercialization Association

NanoBCA mission: 1. Promote the Commercialization of products designed and developed through the Science of Nanotechnology. 2. Advocate continued US spending through the National Nanotechnology Initiative. America must continue the funding of NNI from R&D to commercialization. 3. Inform membership with regard EHS regulation from Federal (EPA and FDA) and State Governments. Monitor ...

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Sally Tinkle

Sally Tinkle

National Nanotechnology Coordination Office
National Nanotechnology Initiative