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Nanotechnology & Development News

Meridian Institute's Nanotechnology and Development News ceased operation in September 2013 after 10 years of service on September 4, 2013. We appreciate the support over the years from our funders and subscribers. If additional funding becomes available, we will resume the news service. In the meantime, given Meridian Institute's long-term interest and work on nanotechnology issues, we would appreciate staying in touch with those in the field. Please feel free to contact Todd Barker, Senior Partner, Meridian Institute, at: tbarker@merid.org.

Previously, Nanotechnology and Development News provided succinct summaries of the most pertinent news stories, op-eds, journal articles, and reports on scientific innovations and technological applications; policy issues; risk-related information; intellectual property rights and access to data; technology transfer and capacity building; global and regional networks; and economic development.

Nanotechnology and Development News drew information from a diverse range of sources including peer-reviewed journals, international news wires, and a variety of publications form industry, government, and NGOs.

 

Nanotechnology and Development News is an example of the tools and strategies developed by Meridian Institute to help people solve problems and make informed decisions. Support for Nanotechnology and Development News is provided by the US Agency for International Development.

 

Information and Resources

Nanotechnology, Commodities and Development

This page provides information and documents regarding the International Workshop on Nanotechnology, Commodities and Development that Meridian Institute convened in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in May 2007.

Nanotechnology, Water and Development

This page provides information and documents regarding the International Workshop on Nanotechnology, Water and Development that Meridian Institute convened in Chennai, India in October 2006.

Nanotechnology and the Poor: Opportunities and Risks - Closing the Gaps Within and Between Sectors of Society – (Report available with graphics and without graphics)

This page provides links to a report that Meridian Institute released in January 2005 to raise awareness about the implications of nanotechnology, including both potential opportunities and risks, for poor people.

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