NSI White Paper: Water Sustainability through Nanotechnology- Nanoscale Solutions for a Global-Scale Challenge

Subject Area:
NNI Publications and Reports
Author: NSTC Commitee on Technology, Subcommitee of Nanoscale Science, Engineering, and Technology (NSET)
Publication Date: Mar. 22 2016

Description:

This white paper details the Nanotechnology Signature Initiative on Water Sustainability through Nanotechnology: Nanoscale Solutions for a Global-Scale Challenge.

Participating agencies include DOC/NIST, DOE, EPA, NASA, NSF, & USDA/NIFA.


Nanotechnology Fact

The cumulative NNI investment since fiscal year 2001, including the 2018 request, now totals more than $25 billion. In addition, more than $1.1 billion has been invested cumulatively since 2004 in funding for nanotechnology-based small businesses through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs of the participating Federal agencies. Nanotechnology-related environmental, health, and safety (EHS, or nanoEHS) activities have become a hallmark of the NNI, with R&D, policy, and regulation in this area extensively coordinated among Federal agencies. Cumulative NNI EHS investments from 2006 through 2015 have now reached more than $1 billion. For more information, visit the NNI Budget page.

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