The Office of Science and Technology Policy wants input on its plan to explore how the government can spur a revolution in the use of nanotechnology.
The OSTP has released a Request for Information for ideas on the development of the 2010 Strategic Plan for its National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI), a 25-agency R&D program, according to a White House blog post by OSTP Policy Analyst Heather Evans and OSTP Assistant Director for Nanotechnology Travis Earles.
The deadline for submissions is 11:59 p.m. EDT on Aug. 15, and they should be submitted to NNIStrategy@ostp.gov, according to the post.
The Obama administration recently identified nanotechnology as one of three fields of research comprising a "golden triangle" of technologies it believes can provide optimum economic benefit to society. The other two are information technology and biotechnology.
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