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Format: Peer-reviewed journal article
Type: Non-experimental study
Experience level of reader: Fundamental
Annotation: Nanotechnology is inspiring creative collaboration among different fields like medicine, biotechnology, engineering and the physical sciences presenting opportunities and challenges in research and development as well as knowledge management. Nanoscience is a new discipline rich with new discoveries that can lead to medical breakthroughs so it is essential that disciplines cooperate to best leverage findings. This paper is a case study examining strategies to add value to research and development.
Setting(s) to which the reported activities/findings are relevant: Community, Federal Lab, Government, Large business, Small business, University.
Knowledge user(s) to whom the piece of literature may be relevant: Clinicians, Brokers, Manufacturers, Developers, Intermediaries, and Researchers.
Knowledge user level addressed by the literature: Individual, Organizations, Sectors.
This article uses the Commercial Devices and Services version of the NtK Model
Methods: Nanosynthesis is bottom-up development and nanomachining is top-down technology.
Occurrences within model: NtK NtK 4.2, 4.8