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December 29th, 2009

Small details, great expectations: Oklahoma leads the way in nanotechnology

Abstract:
For a person whose life revolves around the minutia of nanotechnology, Jim Mason sees the big picture for its future in Oklahoma.

Mason, executive director of the Oklahoma Nanotechnology Initiative, a program of The State Chamber of Oklahoma, is dedicated to connecting companies with the nanotechnology that can help them create better products. The initiative is about to go into its fourth year of funding Oklahoma companies with $1.5 million allocated by the Legislature.

"I really believe nanotechnology is the future," Mason said. "We've been through the Industrial Age, the Information Age and the Computer Age. I think the next 50 years will be the age of nanotechnology."

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