Home > News > Businessman says few Russian markets interested in nanotechnology
June 21st, 2007
Businessman says few Russian markets interested in nanotechnology
One of Russia's biggest problems at the moment is the scarcity of markets interested in the development of nanotechnology and nano-industries, believes businessman Mikhail Prokhorov,, the president of Onexim Group, a co-owner of Interros Group and former director general of OAO Norilsk Nickel.
Prokhorov, who took part in a meeting of the governmental commission for nanotechnology, told reporters Thursday he got down to working on hydrogen energy problems several years ago.
"I started working on those projects in 2003 and I plan to continue promoting them in the future," he said.
"Russia's biggest problem is that very few markets here have interest in nano-industries," Prokhorov said. "We're lagging behind others in that field and hence the need for creating new materials."
Quantum waves at the heart of organic solar cells December 12th, 2013
Synthesis of superconducting picene crystals December 12th, 2013
Iranian Scientists Discover New Electrical Device for Rapid Diagnosis of Cancer December 12th, 2013
UNL-led team finds less is more with adding graphene to nanofibers December 11th, 2013
Chicago Awareness Organization First Not-for-Profit to Sponsor Dog Training to Detect Ovarian Cancer Odorants December 12th, 2013
ZEISS Microscopes used to create images for Art Exhibit at Midway Airport: Art of Science: Images from the Institute for Genomic Biology October 25th, 2013
New potential for touch screens found at your fingertips September 17th, 2013
Spectroscopy of Microscopic Features of Very Large Samples-The Solution From CRAIC Technologies August 28th, 2013