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Converging institutions: shaping relationships between nanotechnologies, economy, and society


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TitleConverging institutions: shaping relationships between nanotechnologies, economy, and society
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsOtt, Ingrid, and Papilloud Christian
JournalBulletin of Science, Technology & Society
Volume27
Issue6
Pagination455-466
Date PublishedDecember, 2007
Type of ArticleJournal article
Publication Languageeng
ISSN Number02704676
Abstract

This article looks at some of the characteristics of a converging technology such as nanotechnology, and how research, development and diffusion of this type of technology depends on a large part on the adaptability of existing economic structures and the public acceptance of products and services made possible by this technology.

DOI10.1177/0270467607309764