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December 14, 2017

NNI Publishes Supplement to President’s 2018 Budget Request

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Executive
  • Nanotechnology

Nano and Other Emerging Chemical Technologies – On November 30, 2017, the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) published a supplement to the President’s 2018 budget.  The supplement also serves as NNI’s annual report and summarizes the progress made in achieving NNI’s goals, the research and development (R&D) activities and plans of the participating agencies, and the agency investments in each program component area. The President’s 2018 Budget requests $1.2 billion for the NNI, “a continued investment in support of innovation promoting America’s competitiveness, economic growth, and national security.” The NNI investments proposed for 2018 reflect an emphasis on broad, fundamental research in nanoscience to provide a continuing pipeline of new discoveries that will enable future transformative commercial products and services. 

Read more at Nano and Other Emerging Chemical Technologies.