Nanoscience activity in Italy: situation in 2005

INFM
Istituto Naz. Fisica della Materia

CNR
Consiglio Nazionale Ricerche

• Centers • University groups main institution in nanoscience and nanotechnology

• Institutes

multidisciplinary
including - microelectronics - chemistry

INFM research centers and facilities in nanoscience

GRENOBLE

TASC

TRIESTE

S3
MODENA

PISA

LECCE

these centers should merge in a Department of Materials and Devices of CNR

www.tasc.infm.it TRIESTE (ELETTRA, AREA) 150 people G.Rossi growth, nanofab, nanolitography, and analysis of matter including 6 beamlines on ELETTRA, TEM
NATIONAL LABORATORY

www.s3.infm.it MODENA (Università) 90 people E. Molinari nanobio, nanomag, nanomech, surfaces, theory www.nest.infm.it 70 people nano(opto)electronics PISA (Scuola Normale) F. Beltram

www.nnl.it LECCE (Università) 110 people (+50 from industry) R. Cingolani nano(opto)electronics, nanobio, e-beam litography www.democritos.infm.it TRIESTE (SISSA) 80 people S. Baroni atomic models, Simulation, Theory www.ogg.infm.it GRENOBLE (ESRF and ILL) 20 people support to italian users of neutron spectroscopy, synchrotron radiation

NATIONAL PROGRAMS CNR and INFM
“Progetto nanoscienze” ~ 12 MEuro 2004 + nano in other projects ~ 5 MEuro 2004

MIUR (Min. Education University Research)
2004-2006 ADDITIONAL • 15 Meuro/year 2004: Nanotech applied to genomics, proteomics, biomedical engineering • estimated 15 Meu/year bottom-up basic research + regional

APPROX. SIZE OF NANOSCIENCE COMMUNITY: 800 Italy: investment in research ~ 1% GDP mostly public

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