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January 25th, 2005

U.S. States Turn to Nanotechnology for Jobs, Investment

U.S. states poured more than $400 million into nanotechnology research, facilities, and business incubation programs in 2004 -- on top of greater than $1 billion in federal government spending -- making nanotech the largest publicly-funded science initiative since the space race. But states' efforts vary wildly in scope, effectiveness, and impact, according to a new report from Lux Research entitled "Benchmarking U.S. States for Economic Development from Nanotechnology." Lux Research
Managing Director F. Mark Modzelewski will present the report in an exclusive briefing to the U.S. Department of Commerce tomorrow.


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