MIT launches global nanotech push

October 13, 2005 | Source: Boston Globe

Leaders of 10 research universities from around the world gathered at MIT Wednesday to launch an international collaboration to use nanotechnology tools for global health and medical research.

The collaboration, called GEM4, or Global Enterprise for Micro-Mechanics and Molecular Medicine, represents an ambitious effort to apply global sourcing principles to research at the intersection of engineering and life sciences.