The Deadline for Nanotechnology-Inspired Grand Challenges is July 16

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This is your opportunity to help shape the future direction of the U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative. The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy has issued a Request for Information (RFI) entitled Nanotechnology-Inspired Grand Challenges for the Next Decade, and is seeking ideas for bold but achievable goals that utilize nanotechnology to solve problems of national or global importance. Responses are due by Thursday, July 16th. Visit the official Request for Information<> to find out how you can respond.

For additional information, please contact NNCO Communications Director, Marlowe Newman at or call 703-292-8626.

NANO NEWS Very Important Reminder

EPA Announces Extension to Wednesday, August 5, 2015 for Public Comment Period on Proposed Nanotechnology Rule

EPA published a Federal Register (FR) notice on Thursday, July 2, 2015, announcing that the public comment period on the proposed rule on Chemical Substances When Manufactured or Processed as Nanoscale Materials has been extended until August 5, 2015.  The link to the FR notice follows:!documentDetail;D=EPA-HQ-OPPT-2010-0572-0079