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Survey Results Outline the Importance of Nanotechnology and Provide Recommendations to Benefit the U.K.

Leading Research Scientists Call for Greater Investment in Nanotechnology in the United Kingdom

UK | Posted on February 24th, 2010

NanoInk, Inc.®, a global leader in nanotechnology, and research partner TBx Consulting Ltd., announced the results of a landmark survey in which 46 leading research scientists were asked their opinions on future opportunities and challenges of nanotechnology research in the United Kingdom. Among the key conclusions and recommendations drawn from the survey, many participants called nanotechnology an area of national importance and stressed the need for urgent action to streamline and overhaul the current methodology for developing new technologies. Authors, Dr. Thierry Bontoux of TBx Consulting and Tom Warwick of NanoInk, conducted the interviews and summarized the findings of the survey in a report titled, "U.K. Strategy for Nanotechnology."

According to the American-based National Science Foundation, nanotechnology will become a $1 trillion global market by 2015 and will require a skilled workforce of more than two million nanotechnologists. Currently there are only 20,000 nanotechnologists working in the field, which are pioneering innovations and breakthroughs in many industries including biotechnology, electronics, energy and medicine.

Commenting on the purpose of the study, Tom Warwick of NanoInk said, "Countries such as Russia, Germany, China and the U.S. are already shaping policies and making strategic investments in nanotechnology that will enable them to obtain significant economic benefits including technology innovations, revenue and job growth. We felt it important to consult the experts and draw attention to their recommendations on what the U.K. should be doing to capitalize on this opportunity, while helping to support its science and engineering base for future economic development."

"The results of the survey show that there are dire repercussions for the U.K. if it doesn't leverage its resource base and make strategic investments in nanotechnology now," added Dr. Thierry Bontoux of TBx Consulting. "If the U.K. does not move swiftly and build upon its initial research investments in this area, many experts believe that other nations will capitalize on the knowledge gained via U.K. research and use it to their benefit."

To learn more about the perspectives and recommendations presented in the UK Strategy for Nanotechnology, or to obtain a copy of the report, please download the report at:

tbx-consulting.com/index.php/news/84-leading-research-scientists-call-for-greater-investment-in-nanotechnology-in-the-united-kingdom

or call +44 791 80 35 819 / + 44 1223 894 173 or send an email to /

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About NanoInk
NanoInk, Inc. is an emerging growth technology company specializing in nanometer-scale manufacturing and applications development for the life science and semiconductor industries. Using Dip Pen Nanolithography® (DPN®), a patented and proprietary nanofabrication technology, scientists are enabled to rapidly and easily create nanoscale structures from a wide variety of materials. This low cost, easy to use and scalable technique brings sophisticated nanofabrication to the laboratory desktop. Located in the new Illinois Science + Technology Park, north of Chicago, NanoInk currently has over 140 patents and applications filed worldwide and has licensing agreements with Northwestern University, Stanford University, University of Strathclyde, University of Liverpool, California Institute of Technology and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. For more information on products and services offered by NanoInk, Inc., see www.nanoink.net.

NanoInk, the NanoInk logo, Dip Pen Nanolithography and DPN are trademarks or registered trademarks of NanoInk, Inc.

About TBx Consulting Ltd.

TBx Consulting Ltd. allows you to buy in Executive-level expertise in critical key skill areas without adding to your fixed costs at pivotal stages in your company's growth cycle. The Network TBx Consulting can draw from encompasses experts in Business Management, Project Management Business Development, Procurement, Contracts negotiation and review including termination and litigation. We have expertise in strategic planning, sales, marketing, financial reporting, export compliance, ISO9001 certification processes, human resource including team-building and coaching, customer relationship management to align all aspects of commercial operations with corporate goals and bottom-line objectives. Start-up, turnaround acquisition and transitional. Capitalise on superior communication and interpersonal skills to cultivate profitable distributor partnerships and client relationships. For more information on products and services offered by TBx Consulting Ltd., see www.tbx-consulting.com.

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David Gutierrez
Dresner Corporate Services
+1 (312) 780-7204

Dr. Thierry Bontoux
TBx Consulting Ltd.
+44 791 80 35 819

Tom Warwick
NanoInk Europe
+44 1223 894173

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