Monday, February 06, 2006

White House: $344 mio in nanofunding in 2007 as part of proposed budget

Just released on

"The Bush administration's fiscal 2006 budget proposal includes $344 million in spending next year for nanotechology research and development.

The R&D funding request for nanotechnology would target advances in manufacturing, materials, information technologies and medicine.

Other high-tech research provisions in the budget proposal released Monday (Feb. 7) included $132 billion for military and civilian R&D, including $5.6 billion for the National Science Foundation (NSF).

NSF would oversee cybersecurity research as part of a $94 million budget request to defend the nation's IT infrastructure from cyber attacks."

Here's the full text of the budget from the White House web site.