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July 1st, 2009

Nanotechnology, an answer to global economic crisis

Abstract:
The development and commercialization of nano technology-based products requires a close partnership between the private sector and universities, Director, Small and Medium Enterprises Development (SMED) Renuka Rodrigo told a media briefing organized by the SMED at the Government Information Department, Narahenpita recently.

She said that nanotechnology will be the dominant innovative force behind medicine, materials, science, industrial and consumer electronics in the near future. Therefore, it is vital to understand the know-how and what role Sri Lankan SMEs can play in this regard.

She said that the value addition to existing products through nanotechnology is to be researched and one such product could be the plastic and rubber products which has caused a negative impact on the environment.

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