Ethiopian Students of the Erasmus Mundus Programme are taking initiatives to launch a new Central Research Hub in Nano(Science and Technology) and in related fields .We kindly welcome Nanoscience community to share us their experiences and ideas.

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The current situation of Nano programs in Ethiopia and Africa

Started by Nagib Elmarzugi Jun 1, 2012. 0 Replies

Dear Nano EthiopiaI am strongly supporting you and asking about the latest programs of Nano sciences in Ethiopia andContinue

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Comment by TINC on December 28, 2010 at 8:11pm
thanks for the info

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Comment by GEBREKIDAN GEBRESILASSIE ESHETU on December 28, 2010 at 2:47pm

Dear Professor ( Editor of Nanotech ),


Thank you for your invitation to talk a little about the status of nanotech in our country, Ethiopia.

As you know Africa as a whole  is not as such advanced in science in general and in nanoscience in particular. But, currently the government of Ethiopia has a shown a very wonderful interest in science &and technology  and particularly in nanoscience, biotechnology, materials science, genetic engineering, biomedical energineering, renewable energy etc. Ethiopia has been also  the first African country and second to China in the world list to participate more students ( more than 450) in the Erasmus Mundus ( European top level) academic programme. So,  we can not say this much has done in nanoscience in our country  so far except some works that are being done at Addis Ababa university in the area of solar energy and polymer science. However, now we are highly motivated and determined to quickly introduce it in all the academic levels and establish a separate central laboratory for it. Currently  we are preparing the concept note for the establishment of a central national laboratory and probably we will also organize one nanoscience event,whcih we strongly believe our government will support it as it is doing currently though its embassies in Europe.


So it is with great respect to express our thanks for the nanoscience community in general and the editor in particular and we will see soon nanoscience contributing a lot to the betterment of life for Ethiopians.


Will come with more updates soon

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Comment by TINC on December 28, 2010 at 2:26pm

Can you add any information about nanotech in Ethiopia. It will be really interesting to read about nanotech in your country.


the editor

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Comment by Desalegn Manayeh Zena on December 28, 2010 at 2:25pm

Dear Gebrie,

Really u are smart enough. Thank you for your invitation.

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Comment by GEBREKIDAN GEBRESILASSIE ESHETU on December 26, 2010 at 11:18pm
Thank you Professor and with our highly motivated Erasmus Mundus  Ethiopian students and others and more importantly with the Nanoscience community, we will realize it. We greately thank you for your invaluable and great work.

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Comment by PROF.DR.MOHAMED ABDELALL IBRAHIM on December 26, 2010 at 8:03pm


nono in ETHIOPIA

that is the future



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