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Nanotech Briefs Announces Call for Nominations for the 2nd Annual Nano 50 Awards

New York | Posted on December 08, 2005

Nanotech Briefs magazine has announced a Call for Nominations for its second annual Nano 50 awards competition, which launches today. The Nano 50 recognizes the top 50 technologies, innovators, and products with the greatest potential to advance the commercialization of nanotechnology.

There is no cost to submit a nomination. Nominations are being accepted via an online submission form at the official awards Web site:

Three awards categories are open for nominations:

Technology A nanotechnology breakthrough that has, or is expected to have, a significant impact in one or more application areas.

Product A product that incorporates nanotechnology in its design and/or operation, with significant current or near-term commercial applications.

Innovator An individual recognized as a leader or pioneer in a specific area of nanotechnology, with a significant background of accomplishments in advancing the state of the art in nanotechnology.

All nominations must be submitted by March 1, 2006. Entries will be judged by an independent, expert panel. Awards will be presented at a special Nano 50 awards dinner, to be held in the Fall of 2006 at the National Nano Engineering conference and exhibition in Boston.

For complete rules, and to submit a nomination, visit the official Web site at:


About Nanotech Briefs:
Nanotech Briefs is a monthly digital (PDF format) magazine from the publishers of NASA Tech Briefs that provides the best of government, industry, and university nanotech innovations with real-world applications in areas such as electronics, materials, sensors, manufacturing, biomedical, optics/photonics, and aerospace/defense.

For more information, please click here

Linda Bell, Publisher
(212) 490-3999, ext. 5511

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