No go in nano

Kinsler, Maureen
November 2006
Electronics Weekly;11/8/2006, Issue 2264, p24
Trade Publication
The article discusses the small number of European intellectual property patents in nanotechnology, compared to the U.S., despite a huge amount of funding in Europe. The rate of patent filing is alarmingly low in Europe. It was believed that nanotechnology will revolutionise the electronics industry. But Eastern manufacturers dominate the field. However, money spent on the technology is more in Europe. Nanotechnology developments promise to further reduce the size of electrical devices.


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