Norway Policy Document

National Strategy for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 2007 - 2016
Norway will become a leading nation within selected niches of nanoscience  and nanotechnology. Through fundamental knowledge, advanced technology, and broad competence a strong basis will be created for increased value creation, new industry, and new knowledge
Priority sector Energy and the environment
Priority sector ICT and microsystems
Priority sector Health and biotechnology
Priority sector Ocean and food
R & D focus Materials
R & D focus surface/interface science and catalysis
R & D focus fundamental physical and chemical processes at the nanoscale
R & D focus bio nanoscience and nanotechnology
R & D focus devices, systems and complex processes based on N&N
R & D focus ethical, legal, and societal aspects (ELSA) including health, safety and the environment