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Bo Varga

December 2nd, 2007
Nanotechnology Applications for Oil, Gas, Petrochemicals: November 2007
Bo Varga
Managing Director, Silicon Valley Nano Ventures

The real impact of nanotechnology on energy production, distribution, and consumption through 2050 at least will be in the traditional energy sector. Clean Energy growth starts from a very small installed based and will still be a small percentage of global energy supply in 2050.

This column outlines some contributions of nano to traditional energy industries, especially the petrochemical - oil, gas, and olefin (plastics) production as well as for fuels & lubricants.
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August 23rd, 2007
Alberta Nano Strategy Overview
Bo Varga
Managing Director, Silicon Valley Nano Ventures

Alberta is an emerging global center for nanotechnology research and commercialization. Alberta as a nanotechnology powerhouse may seem like an extreme statement to people in Albany - New York, Silicon Valley, Texas, etc., however the massive investment of funds, talent, and energy over the past 5 years has laid the groundwork to achieve the 2020 goal of the Alberta Nano Strategy - $20 billion in annual revenue! Read the Whole Article
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