Retrospective view of the U.S. National nanotechnology initiative

Craig Boardman, Catherine P. Slade, Barry Bozeman

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The United States is noted for its leadership in nanotechnology policy development, adoption, implementation, and coordination. This chapter describes the origins and progress of the nanotechnology policies in the US, focusing on the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) to provide lessons learned by the US for use by developing countries as they proceed with policy development.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationMaking It to the Forefront
Subtitle of host publicationNanotechnology-A Developing Country Perspective
PublisherSpringer New York
Number of pages21
ISBN (Electronic)9781461415459
ISBN (Print)9781461415442
StatePublished - Jan 1 2012
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)
  • General Business, Management and Accounting


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