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National Science Foundation 2013 Budget Request

As part of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 budget appropriations process, Dr. Subra Suresh, Director of the National Science Foundation (NSF), appeared before the House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science,  and Related Agencies on Tuesday, 03/06/2012, to present and respond to the subcommittee members questions about the NSF’s proposed 2013 budget. According to Dr. … Continue Reading

Funding for Consumer Product Safety

On February 28, 2008 Senator Mark Pryor, along with 10 co-sponsors, introduced S. 2663, the Consumer Product Safety Commission Reform Act.  The goal of the bill, as one can infer from the title is to overhaul portions of the Consumer Product Safety Commission.  In addition, the bill carves out specific funding for nanotechnology research.… Continue Reading

Budget Numbers

The 2009 budgets for the US Environmental Protection Agency and National Nanotechnology Initiative have been released, and the numbers are interesting.  Both agencies have funds available for nano research, however note that NNI’s numbers are to help that office coordinate efforts among 26 federal agencies while EPA’s portion is only a small piece of the … Continue Reading