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October 4th, 2008

Nanomaterials research

Abstract:
As part of a unique collaborative agreement, the Japanese government has located a new research satellite at the Nanoscience Centre at Cambridge University.

Cambridge is one of four institutes located outside of Japan that will host a satellite of the International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA) - the University of California, Los Angeles, the Georgia Institute of Technology and CNRS, France, will host the other three. Two branches will be located in Japan at Tsukuba University, Tokyo and Hokkaido University, Sapporo.

The operations of the centre will be supervised by a number of scientists from Japan's National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS). The 10 year, $150m (£86m) programme is aimed at developing innovative materials.

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