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Acronyms

AAAS American Association for the Advancement of Science

ANSI American National Standards Institute

ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials

BIS Bureau of Industry and Security (Department of Commerce)

CBAN Consultative Board for Advancing Nanotechnology

CBEN Center for Biological and Environmental Nanotechnology

CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CPSC Consumer Product Safety Commission

CSREES Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (USDA)

DHS Department of Homeland Security

DNA deoxyribonucleic acid

DOC Department of Commerce

DOD Department of Defense

DOE Department of Energy

DOJ Department of Justice

DOL Department of Labor

DOT Department of Transportation

DOTreas Department of the Treasury



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A Matter of Size: Triennial Review of the National Nanotechnology Initiative E Acronyms AAAS American Association for the Advancement of Science ANSI American National Standards Institute ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials BIS Bureau of Industry and Security (Department of Commerce) CBAN Consultative Board for Advancing Nanotechnology CBEN Center for Biological and Environmental Nanotechnology CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CPSC Consumer Product Safety Commission CSREES Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (USDA) DHS Department of Homeland Security DNA deoxyribonucleic acid DOC Department of Commerce DOD Department of Defense DOE Department of Energy DOJ Department of Justice DOL Department of Labor DOT Department of Transportation DOTreas Department of the Treasury

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A Matter of Size: Triennial Review of the National Nanotechnology Initiative EC European Commission ED Department of Education EHS environmental, health, and safety EIG experimental issue group EPA Environmental Protection Agency EU European Union FDA Food and Drug Administration FHSA Federal Hazardous Substances Act FS Forest Service GNN Global Nanotechnology Network (workshop) HHS Health and Human Services, Department of IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers ISO International Organization for Standardization ITC International Trade Commission ITIC Intelligence Technology Innovation Center IWGN Interagency Working Group on Nanotechnology LCA life cycle analysis MOU memorandum of understanding NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NCI National Cancer Institute NCN Network for Computational Nanotechnology NEHI Nanotechnology Environmental and Health Implications (working group of the NSET Subcommittee) NGO nongovernmental organization NIEHS National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences NIH National Institutes of Health NIOSH National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIRT Nanoscale Interdisciplinary Research Team (NSF program) NIST National Institute of Standards and Technology NNAP National Nanotechnology Advisory Panel NNCO National Nanotechnology Coordination Office NNI National Nanotechnology Initiative NNIN National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network (NSF program)

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A Matter of Size: Triennial Review of the National Nanotechnology Initiative NRC National Research Council NRL Naval Research Laboratory NSECs Nanoscale Science and Engineering Centers (NSF program) NSET Nanoscale Science, Engineering, and Technology (Subcommittee of the NSTC) NSF National Science Foundation NSP Nanotechnology Standards Panel (ANSI) NSRC Nanoscale Science Research Centers (DOE program) NSTC National Science and Technology Council NTP National Toxicology Program NTRC Nanotechnology Research Center (NIOSH) OMB Office of Management and Budget ORD Office of Research and Development (EPA) OSTP Office of Science and Technology Policy PCA program component area PCAST President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology R&D research and development REACH Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals SBIR Small Business Innovation Research (multiagency program) STAR Science to Achieve Results (program) STEM science, technology, engineering, and mathematics STTR Small Business Technology Transfer (multiagency program) SWNT single-wall carbon nanotube TA Technology Administration (Department of Commerce) TAG technical advisory group TF task force TSCA Toxic Substances Control Act USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture U.S. NRC U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission USPTO U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (Department of Commerce) VC venture capital WG working group

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