The National Nanotechnology Initiative Amendments Act of 2008

hearing before the Committee on Science and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, April 16, 2008.
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(th). A bill to reauthorize the 21st Century Nanotechnology Research and Development Act, and for other purposes. Ina database of bills in the U.S.

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Congress. Jun 5, H.R. (th). To authorize activities for support of nanotechnology research and development, and for other purposes. Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. National Nanotechnology Initiative Amendments Act of - (Sec.

2) Revises the 21st Century Nanotechology Research and Development Act with regard to strategic plans developed pursuant to the National Nanotechnology Program (the Program).

Modifies annual reporting requirements with. Get this from a library. National Nanotechnology Initiative Amendments Act of report (to accompany H.R. ) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

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Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology ()]. The National Nanotechnology Initiative has a robust research infrastructure with user facilities and multidisciplinary research and education centers across the United States. As a goal of the NNI since inception, responsible development includes understanding potential environmental, health, and safety (EHS) implications of nanomaterials as.

as the Annual Report for the National Nanotechnology Initiative called The National Nanotechnology Initiative Amendments Act of 2008 book under the provisions of the st. Century Nanotechnology Research and Development Act of (Public Law15 USC §). The report also addresses the requirement for Department of Defense reporting on its nanotechnology investments, per 10 USC § The National Nanotechnology Initiative is a United States federal government program for the science, engineering, and technology research and development for nanoscale projects.

"The NNI serves as the central point of communication, cooperation, and collaboration for all Federal agencies engaged in nanotechnology research, bringing together the expertise needed to advance this broad and.

The House Science and Technology Committee will hear testimony on the NNI Amendments Act of on Ap Those scheduled to speak before the committee include: Floyd Kvamme, co-chairman of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology; ; Sean Murdock, executive director of the NanoBusiness Alliance; ; Joseph Krajcik, associate dean for.

The House Committee on Science and Technology recently voted to favorably report H.R.the National Nanotechnology Initiative Amendments Act of to the House for consideration. The bill would amend the 21st Century Nanotechnology Research and Development Act of which authorized funding for nanotechnology research and development under the National Nanotechnology.

The National Academy of Sciences was established in by an Act of Congress, signed by President Lincoln, as a private, nongovernmental institution to advise the nation on issues related to science and technology. Members are elected by their peers for outstanding contributions to research. Marcia McNutt is president.

The National Academy of Engineering was established in under the. Advisers to the Nation on Science, Engineering, and Medicine. The National Academy of Sciences is a private, nonprofit, self-perpetuating society of distinguished scholars engaged in scientific and engineering research, dedicated to the furtherance of science and technology and to their use for the general welfare.

Upon the authority of the charter granted to it by the Congress inthe. The House passed H.R. by a vote of ; the Senate did not act on S. In JanuaryH.R. (th Congress), the National Nanotechnology Initiative Amendments Act ofwas introduced in the th Congress.

The act contained essentially the same provisions as H.R. Author: John F. Sargent, Jr. National Nanotechnology Initiative Amendments Act of The bill now heads to the Senate for its considera-tion and vote. As reported earlier in the Committee Stage, “H.R. does not substantially alter NNI, but makes adjustments to some of the priorities of the program and strengthens one.

On Febru the House passed the National Nanotechnology Initiative Amendments Act of (H.R. ) by voice vote. The bill would amend the 21st Century Nanotechnology Research and Development Act (15 U.S.C. et seq.) and reauthorize the National Nanotechnology Committee on Science and Technology Chairman Bart Gordon (D-TN) and Ranking Member Ralph.

In the House bill, the National Nanotechnology Initiative Amendments Act of was incorporated as part of H.R.the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act ofand referred to two committees.

No further action was taken on the bill. In the Senate, the. National Nanotechnology Initiative funding opportunities at NSF in FY The Path of Nanotechnology past and present (M.C.

Roco, NNI Quadrennial Review by National Academies, Ma ) Principles of convergence in nature and society, with illustration to Converging Technologies (M.C. Roco, European Academy of Sciences and Arts, March 1. Hearing on The National Nanotechnology Initiative Amendments Act of Invited testimony.

April 16 U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science and Technology, Subcommittee on Research and Science Education. The National Nanotechnology Initiative—Supplement to the President’s Budget 3 1.

INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW Overview of the National Nanotechnology Initiative The National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI), established in ,1 is a U.S. Government research and. The National Nanotechnology Initiative—Supplement to the President’s Budget 3 1.

INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW Overview of the National Nanotechnology Initiative The National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) is a U.S. Government research and development R&D. The National Nanotechnology Initiative: Overview, Reauthorization, and Appropriations Issues Introduction Nanotechnology has been an issue of interest to Congress for a number of years, coming into focus in with the launch of the U.S.

National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) by President Clinton in his FY budget request to Congress. Since then, Congress has appropriated more than.

The National Nanotechnology Initiative: Overview, Reauthorization, and Appropriations Issues - Kindle edition by Sargent Jr., John F. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The National Nanotechnology Initiative: Overview, Reauthorization, and Appropriations : John F. Sargent Jr. new initiative, as well as the funding allocations by each participating Federal agency.

The President is making the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) a top priority. Nanotechnology thrives from modern advances in chemistry, physics, biology, engineering, medical, and materials research and contributes to cross-disciplinary training of File Size: KB.

The National Nanotechnology Initiative Amendments Act of includes a provision for a position within the White House Office of Science and Technology Pol­icy called the Coordinator for. The President’s Budget provides $ billion for the multi-agency National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI), bringing the total investment since the NNI was established in to over $ billion and more than tripling the annual investment of the first year of the Initiative.

This sustained investment is advancing our understanding of the. This report provides an overview of nanotechnology, the National Nanotechnology Initiative, possible reauthorization of the 21st Century Nanotechnology Research and Development Act of (P.L. ), and appropriations by: The National Nanotechnology Initiative Amendments Act of [electronic resource]: hearing before the Committee on Science and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, Ap [].

The National Nanotechnology Initiative is an effort by the United States government to promote developments in nanoscience. A number of federal agencies participate in the National Nanotechnology Initiative, including the Department of Education, Department of Defense, Department of Labor, Department of Transportation, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the National.

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2 Fiscal Year Billions of dollars Total NIST Core DOE SC NSF National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network (funded by.

In MarchGAO issued a report entitled Nanotechnology: Better Guidance Is Needed to Ensure Accurate Reporting of Federal Research Focused on Environmental, Health, and Safety Risks (GAO). In this report, GAO reviewed the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI), a multiagency effort administered by the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP).

NATIONAL NANOTECHNOLOGY INITIATIVE Research and Development Funding in the President’s Budget President Bush’s Budget provides over $1 billion for the multi-agency National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI), bringing the total NNI investment under this .National Nanotechnology Initiative NSF-Wide Investments - 4 nanotechnology development.

The support for EHS represents over percent of total NNI funding at NSF. Overall NNI funding in the FY Request will increase by $ million as compared to the FY Enacted primarily due to additional monies for the NNI Signature Initiatives. The National Science Foundation (NSF) established its first program dedicated to nanoparticles in and from – funded a cross-disciplinary program entitled “Partnerships in Nanotechnology” (NSF ).However, only in – were fragmented fields of nanoscale science and engineering brought together under an unified science-based definition and a year R&D vision Cited by: