US Innovation Market Guide on Nanotechnologies


The US Innovation Market Guide on Nanotechnologies enables you to understand the US leading regions on nanotechnologies from the innovation and market perspectives. From the innovation perspective, it gives you clear guidance on US innovation ecosystems including innovation hubs, innovation facilitators and industry-related RDI centers.

From the market perspective, the guide advises you to understand the US nanotechnology market overview, including its opportunities and barriers, such as nanotechnology mainstreaming, costs, regulatory requirements, etc.

This guide is also useful to expand your network of contacts of important stakeholder of nanotechnology in the US. It presents an extensive list of innovation and market association as well as relevant events related to nanotechnology.

Finally, this guide gives you an understanding to various funding opportunities in the US both from public initiatives, including those that come from National Science Foundation (NSF), Department of Energy (DoE), and Department of Defense (DoD), etc. From private level, it guides you to initiatives from the Nanoelectronic Computing Research (nCORE) Program as well as The Corridor’s Matching Grants Research Program.

Therefore, this guide works perfectly as a handy guide for you to grow your business and develop your network on nanotechnology in the US!

This guide was published in July 2018 and is available in English. It has 81 pages and 3 Annex pages.



Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations (page 13)
In this section the list of Abrreviations used in this report are presented
1 Introduction (page 18)
This study, which has been developed in the context of the ENRICH in the USA network, aims to provide relevant information on the United States (US) landscape concerning the Nanotechnology innovation ecosystem and market.
2 US innovation ecosystem (page 22)
2.1. Innovation Hubs (page 23)
2.2. Innovation facilitators (page 29)
2.3. Industry related RDI centers (page 32)
3 US innovation ecosystem (page 39)
3.1. Market overview (page 39)
3.2. Leading regions (page 41)
3.3. Market considerations (page 57)
   3.3.1. Opportunities (page 57)
   3.3.2. Barriers (page 59)
4 Recognized networks and events (page 59)
4.1. Innovation / market networks and associations (page 60)
4.2. Innovation and market events (page 65)
5 US innovation initiatives and programs (page 70)
5.1. Public initiatives/programs (page 70)
   5.1.1. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) (page 71)
   5.1.2. National Science Foundation (NSF) (page 73)
   5.1.3. Department of Energy (DoE) (page 74)
   5.1.4. Department of Defense (DoD) (page 76)
5.2. Private initiatives/programs (page 78)
   5.2.1. Nanoelectronic Computing Research (nCORE) Program (page 78)
   5.2.2. The Corridor’s Matching Grants Research Program (page 78)
6 Observations (page 80)
Annex 1: Summary of the US Public and Private Funding Initiatives and Programs (page 82)