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National Institutions and Economic Impact of the Nanotechnology Revolution

This project will examine the international diffusion of nanoscale science and technology outside the United States, concentrating on the importance of linkages between private sector firms and academic scientists.

Michael Darby, Warren C. Cordner Professor of Money & Financial Markets in the Anderson Graduate School of Management (PI) ($83,500 over three years)

The research will rely heavily on data collected on networks connecting scientific innovators with commercial entrepreneurs in several countries. A series of academic papers will be published, culminating in the production of a monograph summarizing the project.

UCLA International Institute