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Nanotechnology solutions for development problems. Small is beautiful?

Malsch, Ineke (2008) Nanotechnology solutions for development problems. Small is beautiful? The Broker, 1 (6). pp. 20-23. ISSN 1874-2033

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Abstract

Nanotechnology promises revolutionary solutions for all kinds of problems, including poverty related. But will its potentials also be of use for development? In this stage of the research process only an exploration of the field is possible, of the eventual applications of nanotech in favour of development and poverty reduction, and of the eventual dilemmas that could grow because of nanotech. If they will really benefit developing countries depends, amongst others, from science and research policies in both the South and the North.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:technology, nanotechnology, private sector, research policy, patents, brain drain
Subjects:Social and Political Science > Societal and ethical aspects of nanotechnology
Social and Political Science > Policy developments with respect to nanotechnology
ID Code:2207
Deposited By:M T V
Deposited On:16 Dec 2008 11:03
Last Modified:16 Dec 2008 11:03

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