Thursday, February 10, 2005

India's president urges IT to go nano

India should become leader in Nanotechnology: Kalam (Silicon India)

    President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam today urged the IT industry to strive towards becoming leaders in nanotechnology products, especially in the nanoelectronics area.

    Addressing the National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) 2005 business summit, the president said Indian companies should become leaders in nanotechnology and should invest $300 million towards the nanoscience and technology research in partnership with like-minded multinational companies for the research, development and volume production of nanoelectronic devices.

    "This knowledge product development is a challenging area such as embedded software, networking software, real time software and integrated software for bio, info and nano," he said. More here

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