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Preparing for nanotechnology

Foresight Institute's goal is to guide emerging technologies to improve the human condition. Foresight focuses its efforts upon nanotechnology, the coming ability to build materials and products with atomic precision, and upon systems that will enhance knowledge exchange and critical discussion, thus improving public and private policy decisions.

Foresight Institute® is a 501c3 nonprofit organization. Donations are tax-deductible in the US to the full extent provided by law.

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$50,000 Challenge Grant deadline January 31 New donations to be doubled  
"Will the real nanotechnology, please self-assemble: molecular myth, manufacturing, money and mania!", Senior Associates Gathering, May 2-4, 2003, Crowne Plaza Cabaña, Palo Alto, California  
Fundamentals of Nanotechnology tutorial, May 2, 2003, from 9 AM – 5 PM, Crowne Plaza Cabaña, Palo Alto, California. Registration is open to the general public. Senior Associates attending the Senior Associates Gathering, May 2-4 attend at a discount.  
Foresight Conferences on Molecular Nanotechnology
----------11th Foresight Conference on Molecular Nanotechnology, Oct. 9-12, 2003,
----------San Francisco Airport Marriott, Burlingame, CA, USA.
----------Archive of the 2002 Foresight Conference on Molecular Nanotechnology
----------Archive of the 2001 Foresight Conference on Molecular Nanotechnology
New Foresight White Paper on "Nanotechnology for Clean Energy and Resources" by Steve Gillett (Microsoft Word format - 4.2 MB; text only - 272 KB).  
Two Feynman Prize winners for 2002 announced: one for theoretical work and one for experimental work. Winner of Foresight Distinguished Student Award announced. Winner of Foresight Prize in Communication announced.  
Foresight publishes Guidelines for Development of Nanotechnology.  
2002 Gathering audio now available. For the first time since the launch of the Senior Associates Gatherings, presentation files are being released. We've selected several of our favorites for your listening pleasure:  
In conjunction with Foresight Institute, CMP Cientifica is pleased to offer a special price for the Nanotechnology Opportunity ReportTM. Free White Paper also available. More  
Newsletter current issue The current issue of our newsletter is Foresight Update 50, November 2002. Previous issues.  
Frequently Asked Questions about the Foresight Senior Associates Program  
Frequently Asked Questions about nanotechnology, studying nanotechnology, and the Foresight institute  
Nanomedicine Art Gallery is open  

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