The National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network (NNIN) is a collective of fourteen universitybased facilities with the mission to enable rapid advancements in nanoscale science, technology and engineering through open and efficient access for fabrication. It provides facilitiesbased infrastructure resources that are openly accessible to researchers from academia, small and large companies, national laboratories, and others.
NanoVox is a multi-state/international, professionally-staffed, web-assisted mechanism to find and link technology, products, expertise and resources across industry sectors to accelerate commercialization by leveraging nanotechnology throughout the five-state region of Iowa, Minnesota, North & South Dakotas and Wisconsin, as well as Canada to the immediate north.
With the support of the National Science Foundation’s Advanced Technological Education(ATE) program Penn State has developed a nation-wide partnership of research universities and community / technical colleges that is bringing meaningful core-skills nanotechnology workforce education to technical and community colleges across the United States.
The High Technology Development Corporation (HTDC) is an agency of the State of Hawaii that leads the State’s tech-based economic development (TBED) efforts. HTDC is charged to:
1. Develop technology parks and manage incubation centers
2. Provide entrepreneurial business assistance and implement programs to organize the innovation industry, and
3. Assist the legislative and executive branches to develop sound policy to further our innovation-based economy.
CONNECT is a regional program that catalyzes the creation of innovative technology and life sciences products in San Diego County by linking inventors and entrepreneurs with the resources they need for success. Since 1985, CONNECT has assisted in the formation and development of more than 3,000 companies, and has also attracted more than $10B in investment capitol.
The Arizona Nanotechnology Cluster, an Arizona not-for-profit, fully volunteer, 501C3 organization, formed in 2004 to share and promote technological advances in the fast-growing field of Nanotechnology. In the words of Lt. Col. James H. Doolittle "Nothing is stronger than the heart of a volunteer” and this statement represents the dedication and energy of our cluster to reach new heights.
The Center of Innovation for Nanobiotechnology (COIN) is a non-profit organization founded on a grant awarded and administered by the North Carolina Biotechnology Center with funding set aside by the North Carolina General Assembly. COIN’s mission is to accelerate the commercialization of nanotechnologies by leveraging the renowned life sciences cluster in the state of North Carolina.
ONAMI is Oregon’s first ‘Signature Research Center’ and a multi-level collaboration among Oregon’s research universities, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and industry in the “Silicon Forest” high-tech cluster that is home to the world’s leading semiconductor, MEMS, nanotechnology tools and quantum dot industrial sites.