In a recent Asian-Pacific Newsletter on Occupational Health and Safety (Vol 19, number 3, December 2012), Prof. Sirirurg Songsivilai, NANOTEC Executive Director emphasized that the number of products currently on the market containing nanomaterials as the critical component or uses nanotechnology in crucial manufacturing process will increase from 1% to 10% in the coming decade.
Hubert Steinkemper, Head of Department at the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety addressed the meeting and emphasised the importance of addressing questions about regulatory tools in the governance of nanotechnologies in light of the increasing economic importance of nanotechnologies.
There is no doubt that Thailand is emerging as a key player in the arena of nanotechnology in the region. Several key factors are contributing to the country gaining investors’ interest in nanotechnology investment eg. strategic location, strong economic essentials, infrastructure, R&D capabilities, etc. According to a market research report published by Electronics.ca Publications it […]