Nanotech research speeds up, but applications fail to materialize4 min read . Updated: 23 Apr 2013, 08:18 AM IST
Manufacturing standards, clear policy on health risks seen as elements missing in pursuit of applications
Slightly more than a decade after India officially embarked on a concerted ₹ 1,000 crore effort to accelerate nanoscience and build an industrial base reliant on nanotechnology applications, it has doubled its share of research publications in the sector in that period. On the other hand, it has barely made a dent in being able to translate this research into usable products, says a just published report on nanotechnology in India.
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