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European Comission starts dialogue on Nanotechnologies

The European Comission is strongly involved in discussing nanotechnoçogies enormous economic and environmental potential. Europe aims to work out a regulatory framework so that industry can fully exploit the advantages of nanotechnologies.

Forecasts for the world market for nanotechnologies span between 750 to 2000 billion € up to 2015, and the potential for the creation of jobsis estimated to 10 million nano-related jobs by 2014, i.e. 10% of all manufacturing jobs world-wide.

In the UE «press room» you can also find out more about the working party involved in promoting international co-operation which facilitates research, development and responsible commercialisation of nanotechnology in member countries and in non-member economies.

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June 17, 2008 - Posted by | Nano News

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