2/15/2011 7:26:00 AM
YNN: 100 NanoHealth jobs coming to region as industry grows
ALBANY, N.Y. -- "The NanoHealth and Science Center is the first and only type of comprehensive partnership of its kind in the world," said SEMATECH CEO Dan Armbrust.
Nanotechnology leaders announcing a new $10 million initiative looking at more than just the research and creation of high-tech computer chips.
Sara Brenner, CNSE Assistant Vice President for NanoHealth Initiatives, said, "We have the unique ability to tailor processes, materials and even the products themselves to make them as benign as possible."
NanoHealth officials arguing it's not only important to build the massive facilities for chip production, to bring in jobs and to net billions of dollars of investment for the region, but also to look at the industry's impact on the environment and the health of workers. Full article and news video