Nanotechnology in the United Arab Emirates: Hype and hope

Yousef Haik

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Nanotechnology is widely considered one of the leading technologies for economy diversification. Countries that have adopted nano-innovations into their theme of diversification are collecting the fruits of their investment. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has recently adopted a wide range of technologies for creating a diverse economy that is not dependent on oil. This article reviews the current status of nanotechnology and its future development in UAE.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)219-224
Number of pages6
JournalNanotechnology Law and Business
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Bioengineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Law


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