From a press release by the European Science Foundation:
The European Science Foundation recently concluded a foresight study on the topic of nanotechnology applied to medicine (Scientific Forward Look on Nanomedicine). The goal of this Forward Look was to exchange views on the current status of Nanomedicine between scientific experts and policy makers, and to reflect upon future developments, opportunities and challenges facing this important field in Europe and world wide. Over 100 international experts from academia, industry, private foundations and governmental agencies supporting scientific research have contributed to this activity.
Implementation of recommendations from the ESF Scientific Forward Look on Nanomedicine would strengthen Europe’s leading-edge research and ensure further development in Nanomedicine, resulting in reduced healthcare costs and the rapid realisation of medical benefits for all European citizens.
This important paper is to be published later on today. We will provide the link as soon as it becomes available.
Here is a link (.pdf)…