Australia is respected around the world for the dedication of its government and institutions to research and development in the newest fields in STEM, nanotechnology in particular, benefiting applications in agriculture, IT, health, transportation and energy. As such, it is an attractive partner for nanotechnology research.  

Australia’s strong GDP and commitment to investment in robust nanotechnology research and manufacturing (ranked 8th in the last decade for NT investment) supports an innovative and robust ecosystem, making it one of the world’s most established players in nanotechnology. Australia also boasts an enterprising population, supportive government, and stringent IP protection – all conditions which are ideal to develop and advance nanotechnology and its applications.