Research and Markets: Japan is Now Number Two to the USA in Terms of Government Investment in Nanotechnology Research and Development
Nanotechnology is now one of the main Science & Technology(S&T) priority areas for Asia-Pacific governments. Since 2001, budgets for nanotechnology Research & Development (R&D) have been increased substantially and more strategically allocated.
Japan has been investing in nanoscience since the 1980s and is now number two to the USA in terms of government investment. Along with China, South Korea and Taiwan, Japan has increased its budget substantially since the launch of the US National Nanotechnology Initiative. Most Asian nations are now making targeted investments in nanotechnology to gain advantage in a particular sector.
This report looks at the nanotechnology sector in the Asia Pacific and covers the following countries:
-- South Korea
-- Hong Kong
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