H.R.554 National Nanotechnology Initiative Amendments Act of 2009

The National Nanotechnology Initiative Amendment Acts of 2009 authorizes funding and activities for support of nanotechnology research and development. Because of advocacy by SNNI's director, Jim Hutchison, the current bill incorporates language that calls for developing proactive research strategies to ensure greener, safer design of nanomaterials by considering the environmental, health and safety impacts during the design process. For more information, check out OpenCongress.

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