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February 11th, 2005
Developing world 'needs nanotech network'
Leading nanotechnology research institutes in developing countries should be encouraged to form a collaborative network, according to Mohamed Hassan, executive director of the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS).
Speaking yesterday (10 February) at a conference in Trieste, Italy — called North-South Dialogue on Nanotechnology: Challenges and Opportunities — Hassan added that Africa should be helped to develop its first regional centre of excellence in the field.
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