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[IWS] GAO: NANOMANUFACTURING: Emergence and Implications for U.S. Competitiveness, the Environment, and Human Health GAO-14-181SP: Published: Jan 31, 2014. Publicly Released: Feb 7, 2014

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Institute for Workplace Studies----------------- Professor Samuel B. Bacharach

School of Industrial & Labor Relations-------- Director, Institute for Workplace Studies

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U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO)

 

NANOMANUFACTURING: Emergence and Implications for U.S. Competitiveness, the Environment, and Human Health GAO-14-181SP: Published: Jan 31, 2014. Publicly Released: Feb 7, 2014

http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-14-181SP

or

http://www.gao.gov/assets/670/660591.pdf

[full-text, 125 pages]

 

[excerpt]

This report summarizes key themes .... Specifically, the report presents ... views concerning

(1) the anticipated scope of future nanomanufacturing developments and related effects;

(2) U.S. investments and competitiveness in nanotechnology R&D, as compared to other leading nations—and current challenges to U.S. competitiveness in nanomanufacturing;

(3) options for enhancing U.S. nanomanufacturing competitiveness; and

(4) issues in addressing the environmental, health, and safety implications of nanomanufacturing.

 

Additionally, we discuss “considerations going forward” based on the overall forum discussions as well as participants’ views on possible future actions or next steps.

 

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