The International Institute for Nanotechnology (IIN) catalyzes and supports world-class interdisciplinary nanoscience research to address the world’s most pressing problems in medicine, environmental science, information technology, energy, homeland security, food and water safety, and transportation.
Established in 2000, the IIN currently represents and unites over $600 million in nanotechnology research, educational programs, and critical supporting infrastructure. The IIN has also created an innovation ecosystem that efficiently moves technologies from the laboratory to the marketplace. To-date, researchers at the IIN have developed >1100 new products and services which have been commercialized worldwide. Twenty companies have been launched based on technologies developed by IIN researchers and these companies have attracted >$700 million in venture capital.