Policy Analysis: Nanotech
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Don't miss the momentum of nanotechnology

Europe may be competitive in nanotech research, but it needs to pay more attention to commercialisation, says Aymeric Sallin, a venture capitalist who specialises in investing in this field

Aymeric Sallin, founder and CEO of NanoDimension

Nanotechnology is poised to impact all major industrial sectors, unseating incumbent technologies in areas ranging from semiconductors to vaccines. These will represent completely new applications, not simply better or cheaper versions of what exists now, Aymeric Sallin, founder and CEO of NanoDimension, a venture capital firm specialising in nanotechnology investments told Science|Business.

While Europe has a very competitive position in nanotech research it has been slower in commercialisation and now risks being left behind. Elsewhere, money is...



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