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January 14th, 2007

Nanotechnology: By the numbers

$1.3 billion

Total U.S. research spending through the National Nanotechnology Initiative for fiscal year 2005-06. Worldwide, nanotechnology research and development spending totaled $8.6 billion, including private and public sector funding.

$58 million

Cost to build Birck Nanotechnology Center at Purdue University.


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