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September 13th, 2007

EU biggest public investor in nanotechnology

The EU is the world's largest public investor in nanotechnology, a new report has revealed.
The European Commission invested 1.4bn to 550 projects in the field of nanosciences and nanotechnology under the EU's 6th Research Framework Programme, representing a third of total public funding in Europe for technology.

It is the world's largest single funding agency, according to a report focussing on the 2005 Action Plan for Nanotechnology.


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