SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

November 25, 2009 05:00 ET

"Science of the Small" Spurs $1 Billion in Capital Investment for New North American Nano Labs, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - November 25, 2009) - Reported by Annette Kreuger, Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Nanotechnology -- the science of the small -- is the source of some very big capital investment in North America, primarily on college campuses. Funding for these projects, while still difficult to obtain in this economic climate, is somewhat easier to come by because of the interdisciplinary nature of nanotechnology. The field draws interest and research from a multitude of disciplines, including but not limited to bioscience, engineering, and medical devices. A recent survey drawn from Industrial Info's Pharmaceutical Tracker has uncovered 16 active capital projects in the nanotechnology sector with a total investment value of more than $1 billion.

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