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January 10th, 2008

South Africa gets nanotech underway

Abstract:
South African scientists are using nanotechnology to develop new healthcare tools, advanced materials and energy technologies.

Research is underway at South Africa's first two Nanotechnology Innovation Centres based at Mintek — the country's national mineral research organisation

in Johannesburg — and the National Centre for Nano-structured M aterials at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in Pretoria.

Both centres were opened in November last year, and are being coordinated by the Department of Science and Technology through its National Nanotechnology Strategy.

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