• The IIN Symposium:
    November 14, 2019
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The International Institute for Nanotechnology

The International Institute for Nanotechnology (IIN) catalyzes and supports world-class interdisciplinary nanoscience research to address the world’s most pressing problems in medicine, environmental science, information technology, energy, homeland security, food and water safety, and transportation.  Read More ›


The dawn of the 20th century saw the birth of the radio, the airplane, and the Theory of Relativity. Today, at the start of the 21st century, nanotechnology is at a similar launching point, and is already producing paradigm-changing advances in scientific knowledge.

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