Economics

New Funding Opportunity from U.S. DOE

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:35+00:00 January 1st, 2017|Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Economics, Energy, Foresight Kudos, Government programs, Meetings & Conferences, Memetics, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Productive Nanosystems, Roadmaps|

A new funding opportunity from the Advanced Manufacturing Office, U.S. Department of Energy, incudes a subtopic on Atomically Precise Manufacturing

DOE office focusing on atomically precise manufacturing

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:35+00:00 December 31st, 2016|Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Economics, Energy, Foresight Kudos, Government programs, Meetings & Conferences, Memetics, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Productive Nanosystems, Roadmaps|

Longtime Foresight member Dave Forrest is leading DOE's Advanced Manufacturing Office in advocating atomically precise manufacturing to transform the U.S. manufacturing base.

Nanotechnologies to advance solar energy utilization

By | 2017-06-01T14:23:08+00:00 March 25th, 2016|Biosphere, Economics, Energy, Environment, Health, and Safety, Found On Web, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Reviews|

Increasing efficiency and utilization and lowering costs for harvesting, converting, transporting, and storing energy produced from sunlight provides a showcase for a variety of nanoscale materials, structures, and processes.

Inexpensive transparent conductors from correlated metal nanostructures

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:40+00:00 January 6th, 2016|Economics, Energy, Investment/Entrepreneuring, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobusiness, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

Highly correlated electron motions resembling electron liquids rather than electron gases, and found in some transition metal oxides, may enable inexpensive substitution for expensive displays.

Nanowires and bacteria harnessed for artificial photosynthesis

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:49+00:00 May 4th, 2015|Biosphere, Economics, Energy, Environment, Health, and Safety, Healing/preserving environment, Nano, Nanobusiness, Nanodot, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

A prototype system to produce chemicals and fuels from sequestered carbon dioxide, water, and sunlight uses semiconductor nanowires to produce electron-hole pairs, which are then used by two types of bacteria to produce oxygen and a variety of useful chemical products.

What sort of abundance will nanotechnology bring?

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:52+00:00 January 11th, 2015|About Foresight, Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Economics, Investment/Entrepreneuring, Memetics, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Productive Nanosystems, Roadmaps|

One example is presented of how well the meme is spreading that nanotechnology will evolve toward atomically precise manufacturing that will in turn bring forth a world of abundance.

Recent cases of &#39accessible&#39 high-tech: Open source chips & Origami robots

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:56+00:00 August 22nd, 2014|Articles, Artificial Molecular Machines, Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Computational nanotechnology, Economics, Found On Web, Intellectual Property, Machine Intelligence, Nanobusiness, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Open Source, Reports & publications, Robotics|

Nanotech promises more commonplace access to advanced technology as material and fabrication costs fall and traditional barriers to innovation are removed. Examples are already being seen globally: more [...]

New Report: Nano-solutions for the 21st century

By | 2017-06-01T14:02:01+00:00 December 20th, 2013|Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Economics, Energy, Future Medicine, Future Warfare, International organizations, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Nanotechnology Politics, New Institutions, Productive Nanosystems, Reports & publications, Roadmaps|

A recently released technology report titled Nano-solutions for the 21st century outlines nanotech-based solutions to global challenges. Several years in the making, the report was co-authored by Dennis Pamlin, Research [...]

Drexler&#39s book tour extends to U.S. May6-9

By | 2017-06-01T14:03:15+00:00 May 4th, 2013|Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Complexity, Economics, Energy, Environment, Health, and Safety, Ethics, Future Medicine, Future Warfare, Government programs, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanosurveillance, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Nanotechnology Politics, Productive Nanosystems, Reports & publications|

Recently we pointed at a Forbe's interview with Eric Drexler, in anticipation of his pending new book Radical Abundance. The book  has shipped, and Drexler's tour schedule now includes a [...]

Nanotechnology revolution: An interview with Eric Drexler

By | 2017-06-01T14:24:14+00:00 March 29th, 2013|Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Bionanotechnology, Computational nanotechnology, Economics, Energy, Future Medicine, Future Warfare, Government programs, Military nanotechnology, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Nanotechnology Politics, Productive Nanosystems|

In anticipation of Eric Drexler’s new book, Forbes contributor Bruce Dorminey interviews him about the meaning of nanotechnology and its revolutionary prospects. Selected excerpt: … In what fields would APM [...]