Will the "nanotrain" pass by Quebec?


Nanotechnology has the potential to transform the 21st century as profoundly as the car and the personal computer did for the 20th century. The worldwide market has enormous potential. However, despite an early and promising start in the nano-race, Quebec is now losing ground, say researchers, in part because industry seems uninterested. Peter Grütter, Professor of Physics at McGill, comments for Le Soleil.