Photographer: Bertrand Berube. All Rights Reserved.As globally we devolve from economic conditions of recession into depression (as I perceive the matter), here is a NanoTechnology cumulative funds index which TINC members can monitor regularly as they seek definitive data on how the financial markets crises (and possibly now unseen opportunities) might affect -directly or indirectly- their various labs, current projects, future ventures, or their own pockets and prospective portfolios.Watch, wait, evaluate:PowerShares Lux NanoTech Portfolio Fund: of 9 January 2009)___ of September 2008)

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  • Great info.. Thanks

  • WorldWide NanoTechnology Market Report: Former Forecasts, Previous Projections

    Former (2006) "Key Findings":

    § Market Size of the Nanoelectronics totaled to US$ 1,827 Million in 2005 and is forecasted to reach US$ 4,219 Million by the year 2010.

    § Nanofood market will soar with a CAGR 30.94% from 2006 to 2010 and will attain a market value of US$ 20.40 Billion by 2010.

    § The market for textiles using Nanotechnology will cross US$ 13.6 Billion mark by 2007. By 2012, the market is expected to reach US$ 115 Billion.

    § US market for Nanotech tools is projected to increase by nearly 30% per year through 2008 to US$ 900 Million, and then triple again to US$ 2.7 Billion in 2013.

    § US has the largest share of global investment in Nanotechnology. The US market had a share of 28% in 2005, followed by Japanese market with about 24% share. The western European market also had a quarter of the market share with major investment in countries like Germany, UK and France. Other countries like China, South Korea, Canada and Australia held the rest of the share. "

    Nanotech Fortunes: 2009 Update

    Small Technology Index

    NNI (USA) Investment & R&D Funding Report / FY 2009
  • interesting topic, thanks
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