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Japan's engagement in health, environmental and societal aspects of nanotechnology

Takemura, Masahiro (2008) Japan's engagement in health, environmental and societal aspects of nanotechnology. JOURNAL OF CLEANER PRODUCTION, 16 (8-9). pp. 1003-1005.

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Abstract

Japan has funded around 800 million US dollars every year since FY 2002 for nanotechnology research and development. In this note from the field, an overview is given of Japan's institutional structure, activities and programs dedicated to the investigation of the environmental and societal aspects of nanotechnology. (c) 2007 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:environment; health; institutional structure; nanotechnology; society; risk assessment
Subjects:Social and Political Science > Societal and ethical aspects of nanotechnology
ID Code:738
Deposited By:SPI
Deposited On:21 Jan 2009 11:06
Last Modified:21 Jan 2009 11:06

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