Saturday, March 25, 2006

Nanotechnology - Taking it to the People

This topic is sponsored by the Australian Research Council Nanotechnology Network.

The business of working with the ultra small promises to become mega big. But what you’ll actually see in the marketplace may not look all that different from what’s around us today.Unlike information technology – where it’s easy to spot new products like computers, iPods or mobiles – consumers won’t be buying ‘nanotechnology products’ so much as products developed or enhanced through nanotechnology.

Just because nanotechnology may not always be easy to spot, that doesn’t mean that it won’t be making big impacts on the world in the next decade.

How might nanotechnology impact on your world in the next 10 to 20 years? Let's consider the two biggest investments made by most families – the house and car.


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