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October 6th, 2004

MEMS, AKA 'big nano,' seeks to elevate its political profile

Although nobody predicts a MEMS sequel to the nanotechnology bill signed into law last year, some small-tech leaders say it is the right time for micro to raise its profile in Washington.

Nanotech's bigger, older cousin has real revenues coming from major players like Texas Instruments, Analog Devices and Bosch. The industry also has a history of financial and moral support from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.


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