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Articles and Publications

In this section, we provide you with links to interesting articles and reports about the developments within the nanotechnology sector. These are provided by our partners or important stakeholders within the NanoFabNet network and the wider nanotechnology field.


CEITEC gives an overview of the nanotechnology facilities in their PhD school.
MateriaNova’s Sol Gel coating demonstration.
Overview of the COPT Center and printed electronics at the University of Cologne.
Matthew Hull of Virginia Tech gives an interview about ‘Growing Nano Innovation Ecosystems’ with the US National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI).
The European Food Safety Authority’s overview about nanotechnology in the food industry.
The US National Cancer Institute’s overview about the power of nanotechnology in medicine, particularly in the study and research of cancer.
The US National Nanotechnology Initiative’s general overview about nanotechnology.

What is the NNCI? An introduction to the NSF-funded National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure, a network of user research facilities.

Teaching Nanotechnology Across the Undergraduate STEM Curriculum- A helpful overview for professors from Montana State University.

Each weekday, the Pulse of the Planet radio series provides its listeners with a two-minute sound portrait about nanoenvironmental research and environmental nanoscience and engineering.

The Nanovation podcast is a forum to address the big questions, big challenges, and big opportunities of nanotechnology. New shows are released every few weeks.

Find out why nano matters! The Nano Matters podcast explores specific examples of nanotechnology and how it impacts everyday life.


An open online course to help build and understanding of the capabilities of nanotechnology tools, and how to use this equipment for nano-scale fabrication and characterization.

[email protected] an open course to help students become familiar with nanotechnology in general, specific tools, and foundational knowledge of equipment and processes in preparation for in-lab and hands-on training at facilities.

The 2004 CNF NanoCourses were a non-credit series of lectures in four sections, covering the basic areas required to successfully use microfabrication technology. Resources from the course are free & available online.

Project partner Matt Hull of Virginia Tech was part of a youth-focused podcast called 'Little Da Vinci's' speaking about his role in the U.S. nanoscience community & some practical applications of nanotechnology.

A blog article on BOUYGUES about the use of nanomaterials in the building sector and different intersections with human health and the environment. Project partner LNE is involved with several of these initiatives.

NTNU's lastest feature article: 'Moving towards an ‘artificial pancreas’ for people with diabetes.' A group of researchers in Trondheim are working on creating an “artificial pancreas” device to automatically measure glucose levels, and administer insulin according to the results, doing away with regular manual testing.

A MOOC for 'Understanding Nanosciences' launched in November 2020 hosted by Université Paris-Saclay. All content available in French and English.

In honour of US Nanotechnology Day, the partners of NanoFabNet created this short video. The bucky ball tour!

In this Snippet from the Stories from the NNI podcast, Dr. Lisa Friedersdorf, Director of the NNCO, speaks with Matt Hull, Associate Director for Innovation & Entrepreneurship at NanoEarth and Founder of Nanosafe Inc, about his experiences with interdisciplinarity in nanotechnology.

The brand-new science podcast from CORDIS focuses on the hottest topics in EU science, research, & innovation.

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