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Nanotechnology in North, Central and South America

  • Published: February 2009
  • Region: America, Latin America, North America, South America
  • 267 Pages
  • Nanoposts.com

This 267 page provides an in-depth analysis of companies, researchers, government bodies, networks and funding initiatives in the United States, Canada, Central and South America.

Features include:

- Market projections to 2015 for key markets and technologies
- Current and potential nanotechnology applications’ market growth
- Company case studies in key markets
- Analysis of the markets impacted by nanotechnology
- Key technology projections to 2015
- Comprehensive listings of public and privately-held companies involved with nanotechnology by country, technology and market sector
- Market application focus in nanotechnology companies
- Key government and academic research institutions
- Key investors in nanotechnology

1 INTRODUCTION
1.1 NANOTECHNOLOGY IN EUROPE
1.1.1 Funding
1.1.2 National programmes
1.1.3 Centres and infrastructure
1.1.4 Networks
1.1.5 Companies
1.2 NANOTECHNOLOGY IN ASIA-PACIFIC
1.2.1 Funding
1.2.2 National programmes
1.2.3 Centres and infrastructure
1.2.4 Networks
1.2.5 Companies
1.3 NANOTECHNOLOGY IN NORTH AMERICA
1.3.1 Funding
1.3.2 National programmes
1.3.2.1 State initiatives
1.3.3 Centres and infrastructure
1.3.4 Networks in North America
1.3.5 Companies
1.4 NANOTECHNOLOGY IN CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA
1.5 NANOTECHNOLOGY IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA

2 COMMERCIALISING NANOTECHNOLOGY
2.1 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
2.1.1 Suppliers
2.1.1.1 Materials
2.1.1.2 Tools and instrumentation
2.1.1.3 Devices and system integration
2.1.2 Buyers
2.1.3 New entrants
2.1.4 Substitution threats
2.1.5 Competition
2.2 KEY CHALLENGES
2.2.1 TECHNICAL
2.2.1.1 Understanding
2.2.1.2 Tools
2.2.2 MARKET
2.2.2.1 Hype
2.2.2.2 Cost
2.2.2.3 Production
2.2.2.4 Public Perception and Ethics
2.2.3 REGULATION
2.3 MARKET TRENDS AND DRIVERS
2.3.1 DRIVERS
2.3.2 TRENDS
2.3.2.1 Collaboration
2.3.2.2 First to market
2.3.2.3 Nanomaterials advantage
2.3.2.4 Improved products
2.3.2.5 Decreasing cost of nanomaterials
2.3.2.6 Autonomous systems

3 KEY NANOMATERIALS
3.1 NANOPARTICLES
3.1.1 THE GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOPARTICLES
3.1.2 KEY PLAYERS
3.1.2.1 Manufacturers and end users
3.1.2.2 Nanomaterials suppliers
3.1.2.3 Application developers
3.2 NANOCOMPOSITES
3.2.1 THE GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOCOMPOSITES
3.2.2 KEY PLAYERS
3.2.2.1 Manufacturers and end users
3.2.2.2 Nanomaterials suppliers
3.2.2.3 Application developers
3.3 NANOCAPSULES
3.3.1 THE GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOCAPSULES
3.3.2 KEY PLAYERS
3.3.2.1 Manufacturers and end users
3.3.2.2 Nanomaterials suppliers
3.3.2.3 Application developers
3.4 NANOPOROUS MATERIALS
3.4.1 THE GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOPOROUS MATERIALS
3.4.2 KEY PLAYERS
3.4.2.1 Manufacturers and end users
3.4.2.2 Nanomaterials suppliers
3.4.2.3 Application developers
3.5 NANOFIBRES
3.5.1 THE GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOFIBRES
3.5.2 KEY PLAYERS
3.5.2.1 Manufacturers and end users
3.5.2.2 Nanomaterials suppliers
3.5.2.3 Application developers
3.6 FULLERENES
3.6.1 THE GLOBAL MARKET FOR FULLERENES
3.6.2 KEY PLAYERS
3.6.2.1 Manufacturers and end users
3.6.2.2 Nanomaterials suppliers
3.6.2.3 Application developers
3.7 NANOWIRES
3.7.1 THE GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOWIRES
3.7.2 KEY PLAYERS
3.7.2.1 Manufacturers and end users
3.7.2.2 Nanomaterials suppliers
3.7.2.3 Application developers
3.8 CARBON NANOTUBES
3.8.1 THE GLOBAL MARKET FOR CARBON NANOTUBES
3.8.2 KEY PLAYERS
3.8.2.1 Manufacturers and end users
3.8.2.2 Nanomaterials suppliers
3.8.2.3 Application developers
3.9 QUANTUM DOTS
3.9.1 THE GLOBAL MARKET FOR QUANTUM DOTS
3.9.2 KEY PLAYERS
3.9.2.1 Manufacturers and end users
3.9.2.2 Nanomaterials suppliers
3.9.2.3 Application developers
3.10 NANOCOATINGS
3.10.1 THE GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOCOATINGS
3.10.2 KEY PLAYERS
3.10.2.1 Manufacturers and end users
3.10.2.2 Nanomaterials suppliers
3.10.2.3 Application developers

4 UNITED STATES
4.1 GOVERNMENT BODIES
4.1.1 National Science and Technology Council (NSTC)
4.1.1.1 NSET Nanotechnology Initiative Strategic Plan
4.1.1.2 Program Component Areas
4.1.1.3 Agencies
4.1.1.4 Funding
4.1.2 National Science Foundation (NSF)
4.1.2.1 Nanoscale Science and Engineering Centers (NSEC)
4.1.2.2 MRSECs and other centres
4.1.3 Department of Defense (DoD)
4.1.4 Department of Energy (DOE)
4.1.5 National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
4.1.6 HHS: National Institutes of Health (NIH) and National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
4.1.7 National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
4.1.8 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
4.1.9 Department of Transportation (DoT/FAA)/Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
4.1.10 State Funded Initiatives
4.2 RESEARCH CENTRES
4.2.1 Brookhaven National Laboratory
4.2.2 Los Alamos National Laboratory
4.2.3 Naval Research Laboratory
4.2.4 Oak Ridge National Laboratory
4.2.5 Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
4.3 NETWORKS
4.3.1 National Nanofabrication Users Network (NNUN)
4.3.2 Network for Computational Nanotechnology
4.3.3 National Nanomanufacturing Network
4.3.4 Nanotechnology Informal Science Education Network
4.3.5 NCI Cancer Centres of Excellence
4.4 UNIVERSITIES
4.4.1 Alfred University
4.4.2 Arizona State University
4.4.3 Auburn University
4.4.4 Ball State University
4.4.5 Baylor College of Medicine
4.4.6 Brown University
4.4.7 California Institute of Technology (CALTECH)
4.4.8 Central Michigan University
4.4.9 Clarkson University
4.4.10 Clemson University
4.4.11 Columbia University
4.4.12 Cornell University
4.4.13 Dartmouth College
4.4.14 Drexel University
4.4.15 Duke University
4.4.16 George Washington University
4.4.17 Georgia Institute of Technology
4.4.18 Harvard University
4.4.19 Howard University
4.4.20 Illinois Institute of Technology
4.4.21 Indiana University
4.4.22 Iowa State University
4.4.23 John Hopkins University
4.4.24 Kansas State University
4.4.25 Lehigh University
4.4.26 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
4.4.27 University of Massachusetts Amherst
4.4.28 Michigan University
4.4.29 Michigan State University
4.4.30 New Jersey Institute of Technology
4.4.31 New York University
4.4.32 North Carolina State University
4.4.33 Northeastern University
4.4.34 Northwestern University
4.4.35 Ohio University
4.4.36 Oklahoma State-Stillwater University
4.4.37 Oklahoma State-Tulsa University
4.4.38 Oregan State University
4.4.39 Pennsylvania State University
4.4.40 Portland State University
4.4.41 Princeton University
4.4.42 Purdue University
4.4.43 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
4.4.44 Rice University
4.4.45 Rutgers University
4.4.46 Stanford University
4.4.47 State University of New York at Stony Brook
4.4.48 State University of New York at Buffalo
4.4.49 Texas A&M University
4.4.50 Tufts University
4.4.51 University of Alabama
4.4.52 University at Albany
4.4.53 University at Arizona
4.4.54 University at Arkansas
4.4.55 University at Arkansas at Little Rock
4.4.56 University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)
4.4.57 University of California at Berkeley
4.4.58 University of California at Davis
4.4.59 University of California Irvine
4.4.60 University of California Riverside
4.4.61 University of California at Santa Barbara
4.4.62 University of Central Florida
4.4.63 University of Chicago
4.4.64 University of Cincinnati
4.4.65 University of Delaware
4.4.66 University of Florida
4.4.67 University of Illinois at Chicago
4.4.68 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
4.4.69 University of Kentucky
4.4.70 University of Louisville
4.4.71 University of Maryland
4.4.72 University of Massachusetts Lowell
4.4.73 University of Michigan
4.4.74 University of Minnesota
4.4.75 University of Nebraska-Lincoln
4.4.76 University of New Mexico
4.4.77 University of North Carolina at Chapel-Hill
4.4.78 University of New Mexico
4.4.79 University of North Texas
4.4.80 University of Notre Dame
4.4.81 University of Oklahoma
4.4.82 University of Oregon
4.4.83 University of Pennsylvania
4.4.84 University of South Carolina
4.4.85 University of South Florida
4.4.86 University of Texas at Arlington
4.4.87 University of Texas at Austin
4.4.88 University of Texas at Dallas
4.4.89 University of Virginia
4.4.90 University of Washington
4.4.91 University of Washington in St Louis
4.4.92 University of Wisconsin Madison
4.4.93 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
4.4.94 Western Michigan University
4.5 COMPANIES
4.5.1 Nanomaterials and nanostructures
4.5.2 Tools and instrumentation
5 CANADA
5.1 GOVERNMENT BODIES
5.1.1 National Research Council (NRC)
5.1.1.1 NRC Centres
5.1.2 Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI)
5.1.3 Department of National Defense (DND)
5.1.4 National Resources Canada
5.2 RESEARCH CENTRES
5.2.1 National Institute for Nanotechnology (NINT)
5.2.2 Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIAR)
5.2.3 Micromachining and Nanofabrication Facility (NanoFab)
5.3 NETWORKS
5.4 UNIVERSITIES
5.4.1 Dalhousie University
5.4.2 McGill University
5.4.3 McMaster University
5.4.4 Simon Fraser University
5.4.5 University of Alberta
5.4.6 University of British Columbia
5.4.7 University of Manitoba
5.4.8 University of Montreal
5.4.9 University of Toronto
5.4.10 University of Waterloo
5.4.11 University of Western Ontario
5.5 COMPANIES
5.5.1 Nanomaterials and nanostructures
5.5.2 Tools and instrumentation

6 CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA
6.1 MEXICO
6.2 GOVERNMENT BODIES
6.2.1 CONACYT
6.2.2 Mexican Academy of Sciences
6.2.3 UNIVERSITIES
6.2.3.1 Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)
6.3 BRAZIL
6.3.1 GOVERNMENT BODIES
6.3.1.1 Ministry of Science and Technology of Brazil (MCT)
6.3.1.1.1 The Action Plan for Science, Technology and Innovation, 2007-2010
6.3.2 NETWORKS
6.3.3 UNIVERSITIES AND RESEARCH CENTRES
6.3.3.1 Federal University of São Carlos
6.3.3.2 Brazilian Centre for Research in Physics
6.3.3.3 University of São Paulo
6.3.4 COMPANIES
6.4 ARGENTINA
6.4.1 GOVERNMENT BODIES
6.4.1.1 Argentinean Nanotechnology Foundation (“ANF”)
6.4.1.2 CONICET
6.4.2 RESEARCH CENTRES
6.4.2.1 Centro Binacional con Brasil
6.4.2.2 Atomic Energy Centre
6.4.2.3 INQUIMAE
6.4.3 NETWORKS
6.4.4 UNIVERSITIES
6.4.4.1 University of Buenos Aires
6.4.5 COMPANIES

7 GLOSSARY

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