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Posted: April 6, 2007
India, Brazil and South Africa nanotechnology experts meet
(Nanowerk News) A 12-member delegation of nanotechnology experts from Brazil and South Africa today held discussions with their Indian counterparts at the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research in Kalpakkam/India.
The modalities to formulate trilateral mega collaborative programmes on nanotechnology were taken up during the discussions. Dr Baldev Raj, director of IGCAR and chief co-ordinator of the Indo-Brazil-South African (IBSA) programme, said the delegation would identify common areas and list out a detailed activity plan to be pursued by this initiative.
The areas of common national interest to all three countries under this initiative were energy materials, health, water treatment, agriculture, environment and catalysis, he told reporters.