Opportunities and threats from nanotechnology

  • November 18, 2003
  • Dinner, Discussion
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Professor Sam Stupp
Professor of Materials Science, Chemistry and Medicine, Northwestern University, USA
Professor Ann Dowling CBE FRS FREng
Chair, Royal Society and Royal Academy of Engineering Study of Nanontechnology, University of Cambridge
Professor Stephen Holgate FMedSci
MRC Clinical Professor of Immunopharmacology, School of Medicine, University of Southampton
The Lord Sainsbury of Turville
Minister for Science and Innovation, Department of Trade and Industry

Council for the Central Laboratory of the Research Councils and QinetiQ

This discussion appeared in the FST journal below.

The Royal Society and the Royal Academy of Engineering (http://www.nanotec.org.uk) launched a study on nanotechnology on 11 June 2003. The study is being carried out by a working group, chaired by Prof Ann Dowling CBE FRS FREng. The working group aims to complete its study by late Spring 2004.