The Northern California Nanotechnology Initiative






Northern California's preeminence in cutting edge technologies, venture capital, hi-tech industries and entrepreneurial spirit, provide the competitive advantage for the region to become a leading nanotechnology cluster. By facilitating a multidisciplinary approach to develop the biotechnology, molecular electronics, advanced materials and manufacturing technologies of Northern California, we are redefining the industries that will dominate science and the economy in the 21st century.

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CAPITAL REGION — President Barack Obama will be heading to the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering's Albany NanoTech Complex on Tuesday, instead of GlobalFoundries' Fab 8 in Malta, according to a travel document from the White House.

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National Nanotechnology Initiative:

Established in 2000, the NNI serves as the central point of communication, cooperation and collaboration for all Federal agencies engaged in nanotechnology research, bringing together the expertise needed to advance this broad and complex field.

It also serves to coordinate various state initiatives on nanotechnology.



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The Northern California Nanotechnology Initiative: Facilitating Economic Development in Northern California by leveraging the world leading R&D institutions of the San Francisco Bay Area - nanotechnology initiatives that will help develop the 21st century economies of the region and the world.

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