Where is nano research happening?

By Larry Bell on December 7, 2011 | Log in to view or post comments

Where is the research happening?  Is the National Nanotechnology Initiative continuing to grow?  What are the focus areas? Mike Roco, who leads NSF's nanoscale science and engineering work, shared the following images at the annual Nanoscale Science and Engineering Conference in DC on Dec 5. (Click the "read more" link to the right of the map for the other images.)

















The budget has grown over the years:
















There are three NSF-wide priority areas: