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January 31st, 2008

Big Bucks For Tiny Tech

Abstract:
Hoping to encourage job growth, Gov. M. Jodi Rell announced Wednesday that she will set aside $5 million in her revised budget to develop industry-university partnerships in nanotechnology research at the University of Connecticut and Yale University.

The money will allow both universities to establish Centers of Nanoscience, with UConn's focused on the application of material science and Yale's oriented toward bioscience. The centers will be accessible by industry, faculty and students outside each institution.

Nanotechnology is important in medicine, the defense and energy industries and materials science. A nanometer is one millionth of a millimeter.

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