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Home > News > New Committee to Develop International Standards for Nanotechnology

April 22nd, 2005

New Committee to Develop International Standards for Nanotechnology

Abstract:
ASTM International is to form a new committee to develop international consensus standards, definitions, terminology, and procedures covering nanotechnology.

With nanotechnology research, commercialization and unfortunately, misinformation and hype growing exponentially, researchers, manufacturers, regulators, and academicians need agreed-upon standards for terminology, material properties, and measurement procedures. The absence of such standards impedes scientific communication, technical advancement, new business opportunities, and the public's acceptance of new or better products.

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