Nation Depends On More Money For Nano Advocates Tell Senate

May 24, 2002 | Source: Small Times

In a Senate hearing Wednesday, scientists and officials advocated an increase in government investments in nanotechnology and doubling the National Science Foundation budget.

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich called for an additional $1.1 billion for the National Nanotechnology Initiative and noted that areas such as health, the environment, and national security “will all be profoundly shaped by this emerging revolution in knowledge.”

Related News:

Kurzweil proposes national defense program for genetic, nanotechnology and robotics technologies