Total R&D spending are up to 12 billion US$ worldwide. High increase in defence and security projects. Public awareness under 15 percent. Markets up 180 billion US$. hkc22.com is monitoring the world markets for nanotechnologies since more than 3 years and reporting every 6 month. The latest results show a strong increase in investments with more than 25 percent to 12 billion US $ for R&D in 51 countries for private and government. 4000 R&D projects count for the amount but 40 percent are parallel in many research institutes and companies.