Funding for nanotechnology related projects is expected to reach €3.5 billion (approx $4.5 billion) for the 2007 to 2013 period This is up from €1.3 billion (approx $1.7 billion) between 2002 to 2006. It is for NNI style nanotech. Things like self-assembly, nanostructured materials, nanoelectronics etc…
Brian Wang is a Futurist Thought Leader and a popular Science blogger with 1 million readers per month. His blog Nextbigfuture.com is ranked #1 Science News Blog. It covers many disruptive technology and trends including Space, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Medicine, Anti-aging Biotechnology, and Nanotechnology.
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