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Nanotechnology project aims to offer healthy returns

  

An academic-industry partnership plans to spend €750 million over five years on nanotechnology research

A group of universities, research institutes and companies have launched Nano4Society, a public-private research programme aimed at developing nanotechnology applications in health, nutrition, public safety and sustainable energy. 

The programme, launched on 25 September, requires a budget of approximately €150 million a year over five years, the University of Twente said in a statement. Much of this has already been secured through existing projects that fit under the Nano4Society umbrella. 

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