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The Nanotech Players

Companies
Ardesta A nanotech industry accelerator
C Sixty Inc. Biopharmaceutical company developing new drugs with carbon "buckyballs"
Carbon Nanotechnologies Inc. A commercial producer of carbon nanotubes
Hewlett-Packard Quantum Science Research HP's labs, working to fabricate nanoscale electronics
IBM Nanoscale science and technology group Nanotech lab at the T.J. Watson Research Center
Lux Capital Venture-capital firm devoted to nanotech
Molecular Nanosystems Inc. Using nanotubes for applications in biotech, chemistry, and electronics
Nano-Tex LLC Nanomaterials company that engineers fibers for stain-proof clothing
Nanogen Inc. Building nanotech tools for biotechnology
Nanometrics Inc. Manufactures thin nanofilms
NanoOpto Corp. Using nanotech to design components for optical networking
Nanophase Technologies Corp. Nanomaterials company specializing in nanocrystals
Nanosys Inc. Focusing on nanotubes and nanowires for electronics
Nantero Inc. Developing high-density, nonvolatile RAM
NTera Irish nanotech company with applications in flat-panel displays, sensors
Government
Brookhaven National Laboratory Center for Functional Nanomaterials A new Department of Energy lab being built on Long Island, dedicated to nanotech
National Nanotechnology Initiative Home of the U.S. government's investments in nanotech
National Science Foundation An independent government agency that promotes science and technology
NASA Ames Center for Nanotechnology NASA's nanotech lab, working on high-tech materials and supercomputing
Organizations
Center for NanoSpace Technologies A Texas-based nonprofit organization chartered to promote nanotech
Foresight Institute A nonprofit formed to help prepare society for anticipated advanced technologies
Institute of Nanotechnology A British nonprofit nanotech booster
Institute for Molecular Manufacturing California-based nonprofit formed to carry out research to develop molecular manufacturing
NanoBusiness Alliance A recently formed industry trade group
Educational Institutions
Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology Rice University
California NanoSystems Institute University of California, Los Angeles
The Nanotube Site Educational site devoted to explaining nanotubes
Professor Charles M. Lieber's Group Harvard University
News & Media
Nano Investor News Dedicated to news of nanotech investment and funding
Nanodot News and discussion of coming technologies
Nanomagazine.com Interviews with prominent scientists and businesspeople about nanotech
NanoTechnology magazine Monthly print magazine dedicated to nanotech
Scientific American - Nanotechnology Nanotech stories from the famous science magazine
Science magazine Home page of the renowned scientific journal
Small Times magazine Big News in Small Tech

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