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Briefing Date:09/12/2006
Topic:A Matter of Size: Triennial Review of the National Nanotechnology Initiative

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
National Research Council
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences
National Materials Advisory Board
Committee to Review the National Nanotechnology Initiative

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Congressional Briefing
Tuesday, September 12, 2006
2320 Rayburn House Office Bldg. – 1:30 p.m.

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A Matter of Size: Triennial Review of the National Nanotechnology Initiative

This new report, requested by Congress in P.L. 108-153, evaluates a federal research and development program established to coordinate multiagency efforts in nanoscale science, engineering, and technology, and assesses the position of the United States in this field relative to other nations. This report is the first in a series of triennial reviews.

This briefing was for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on September 25, 2006 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.

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