Accession Number : ADA540822
Title : The National Nanotechnology Initiative: Research and Development Leading to a Revolution in Technology and Industry. Supplement to the President's 2012 Budget
Descriptive Note : Annual rept.
Corporate Author : NATIONAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY COUNCIL WASHINGTON DC NANOSCALE SCALE ENGINEERING AND TECH SUBCOMMITTEE
Report Date : Feb 2011
Pagination or Media Count : 57
Abstract : This document provides supplemental information to the President's 2012 Budget and serves as the Annual Report on the NNI called for in the 21st Century Nanotechnology Research and Development Act (P.L. 108-153). In particular, the report summarizes NNI programmatic activities for 2010 and 2011, as well as those planned for in 2012. NNI budgets for 2010-2012 are presented by agency and PCA in Section 2 of this report. Information on the use of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer Research (STTR) program funds to support nanotechnology research and commercialization activities, also called for in P.L. 108-153, is included at the end of Section 2. Section 3 discusses activities that have been undertaken and progress that has been made toward achieving the four goals set out in the NNI Strategic Plan and highlights external reviews of the NNI and how their recommendations are being addressed.
Descriptors : *RESEARCH MANAGEMENT , *NANOTECHNOLOGY , NANOSTRUCTURES , FEDERAL BUDGETS , INVESTMENTS , UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT
Subject Categories : Administration and Management
Electrical and Electronic Equipment
Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE