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July 1st, 2010

UAF closes nanotechnology office

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The University of Alaska Fairbanks closed its nanotechnology office on Wednesday, saying the venture had strayed from its intended role as a regional economic development engine.

The Office of Electronic Miniaturization, which was established in 2001, was envisioned as a hub for creating products in the emerging field of microscopic technology. But instead of producing commercially viable inventions, the OEM migrated toward basic research.

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