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Blue Ribbon Task Force Touts Silicon Valley as Center of Nanotech Industry
Rep. Honda, Controller Westly Promote Nanotechnology
December 14, 2004
Event: A press call with U.S. Rep. Mike Honda (D-San Josť) and State Controller Steve Westly (D), co-Chairs of the newly created Blue Ribbon Task Force on Nanotechnology, to announce members of the joint federal-state Task Force. Members will help secure the benefits of nanotechnology for the Bay Area and Silicon Valley and promote California as the national and worldwide center for nanotechnology research, development, and commercialization.
When: 10:30 a.m. PT, Wednesday, December 15, 2004
Who: U.S. Representative Mike Honda, State Controller Steve Westly, Norman Wu, Chair of the Selection Committee and Managing Director at Alameda Capital
How: Members of the media may participate in the press call by dialing the following:
DIAL-IN LINE: (877) 491-4537
Background: As co-Chairs of the Blue Ribbon Task Force on Nanotechnology, U.S. Rep. Honda and State Controller Westly worked with NASA Ames Research Center to select applicants from a range of California nanotechnology experts with backgrounds in industry, academia, government, medical research, and venture capital. BRTFN members will document the Task Forceís work in a series of white papers that analyze the direction and state of nanotechnology, followed by specific recommendations aimed at promoting Silicon Valley and California as the national and worldwide center of nanotechnology research, development, and commercialization.
Jay Staunton (Honda)
Laura Adleman (Westly)
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