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October 31st, 2010

Contributing to Nano-technology

Abstract:
Israel will host the second annual International Nanotechnology Conference in November. The conference will focus on innovations and business opportunities in the energy, water, environment, nano-material, nano-electronics, nano-photonics, nano-bio and nano-medicine fields.

Minus the rich resources of wealthier countries, Israeli researchers have done a great deal of work in helping to discover new nano-materials, and "Israel is by far the most advanced country in its neighborhood in nano-research. According to the INNI, one of the conference sponsors, there are approximately 80 large and small companies, including more than 40 academic and governmental labs working in Israel's nanotech sector. The INNI states that Israel has the third-largest concentration of startup companies in the world, surpassed only by California's Silicon Valley and the Boston technology corridor"

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