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January 15th, 2010

Nanotech firms call on gov't to co-ordinate research

Abstract:
While the innovation and exploitation of nanotechnologies should be conducted by organisations, their efforts should be aligned by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), according to the government-funded Nanotechnology KTN (Knowledge Transfer Network).

"The success of nanotechnology should be industry-led, and we are proposing that BIS takes responsibility for co-ordinating nanotech in other government departments, academia and industry," Barry Park, Nanotechnology KTN manager for manufacturing and processing, said at an event in London on Thursday.

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