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Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c62869 ) has announced the addition of "Nanotechnology in China and Hong Kong 2007" to their offering.

Asian Nanotechnology Industry 2007 Report

DUBLIN, Ireland | Posted on July 16th, 2007

Nanotechnology is one of the main Science & Technology (S&T) priority areas for Asia-Pacific governments. Japan has been investing in nanoscience since the 1980s and is now number two to the USA in terms of government investment. South Korea and China have revised and improved their national initiatives over the past year and Australia and India have recently announced significant new national investments in nanoscience and nanotechnology.

The rationale of all these governments is the same, and their national strategies are tailored accordingly: the exploitation of nanotechnology for new products and processes.

Nanoelectronics, nanobiotechnology and nanomaterials are the main focus areas for the majority of national strategies, and most Asia-Pacific governments are making targeted investments in nanotechnology to gain advantage in a particular sector.

For example:

* South Korea: nanoelectronics
* Taiwan: nanoelectronics
* Singapore: nanobiotechnology
* China: nanomaterials.

Asian-Pacific governments have realized the importance of having dedicated centers for the nanotechnology and are laying the groundwork for commercialization by establishing world-class infrastructure and human resources. The utilization of top level infrastructure and equipment is viewed as crucial for achieving commercially viable nanotechnology.

1 INTRODUCTION

1.1 CENTERS AND INFRASTRUCTURE

1.2 NETWORKING

1.3 PUBLIC FUNDING

1.4 COMMERCIALISATION

2 CHINA

2.1 GOVERNMENT BODIES

2.1.1 Ministry of Education (MOE)

2.1.2 Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST)

2.1.3 National Science Foundation of China (NSFC)

2.2 RESEARCH CENTERS

2.2.1 National Nanotechnology Centres 2.2.2 Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)

2.2.3 Other centres

2.3 NETWORKS.

2.4 UNIVERSITIES

2.4.1 Beijing University of Technology

2.4.2 East China College of Metallurgy

2.4.3 Fudan University

2.4.4 Guangzhou Southern University

2.4.5 He Nan Polytechnic University

2.4.6 Nanjing University

2.4.7 North University of China

2.4.8 Peking University

2.4.9 Shanghai University

2.4.10 Shanghai Jiao Tong University

2.4.11 Shandong University

2.4.12 Tongji University

2.4.13 TsingHua University

2.4.14 University of Science and Technology of China

2.4.15 University of Science and Technology Beijing

2.4.16 Wuhan University of Technology

2.4.17 Xi'an Jiaotong University

2.4.18 Xidian Electronics Science and Technology University

2.4.19 Zhengzhou University

2.5 COMPANIES.

2.5.1 Nanomaterials and nanostructures

2.5.2 Tools and instrumentation

3 HONG KONG

3.1 GOVERNMENT BODIES

3.1.1 Research Grant Council (RGC)

3.1.2 Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC)

3.2 UNIVERSITIES

3.2.1 Hong Kong Polytechnic University

3.2.2 Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

3.2.3 City University of Hong Kong

3.3 COMPANIES

3.3.1 Nanomaterials and nanostructures

4 GLOSSARY

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