Promoting Economic Development Opportunities Through Nano Commercialization

May 4, 2006

Conference

562 SD

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Trade, Tourism, and Economic Development has announced a hearing on Promoting Economic Development Opportunities Through Nano Commercialization to be held on Thursday, May 4, 2006, 2:30 p.m. in room 562 of the Dirksen Building.

The hearing will examine economic development efforts that have a strong nanotech focus; investigate how commercialization of nanotechnology would expedite the application of this technology to more products resulting in more high-paying jobs and better quality products in the domestic and global marketplaces; and examine potential economic impacts that nanoscience commercialization will have on business promotion in communities. Senator Gordon Smith (R-Ore.) will preside.

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Majority Statement

  • Ted Stevens

    Senator

Witness Panel 1