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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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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
[full-text, 125 pages]
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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