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House Proceeding on Jun 4th, 2008 :: 2:37:17 to 2:41:38
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Bart Gordon

2:36:59 to 2:37:17( Edit History Discussion )

Bart Gordon: yield four minutes to the vice chairman of the science and technology committee from illinois, mrlipinski. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from illinois is recognized for four minutes.

Daniel Lipinski

2:37:17 to 2:37:27( Edit History Discussion )

Daniel Lipinski: mr. lipinski: thank you, mr. chairman. today i rise in support of h.r. 5940, legislation re-altogether riding the nano initiative technology initiative. i want to congratulate gordon and hall.

Daniel Lipinski

2:37:17 to 2:41:38( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Daniel Lipinski

Daniel Lipinski

2:37:27 to 2:37:42( Edit History Discussion )

Daniel Lipinski: i also want to acknowledge all the members of the science and technology committee on both sides of the aisle for their contributions to this bill and for helping to move it expeditiously

Daniel Lipinski

2:37:42 to 2:37:56( Edit History Discussion )

Daniel Lipinski: and unanimously through the committee. nanotechnology or the science and technology of building devices from single atoms and molecules soon will impact nearly every sector of our economy. in just

Daniel Lipinski

2:37:56 to 2:38:12( Edit History Discussion )

Daniel Lipinski: six years, the global market for nanoscale materials and products is expected to reach $2.6 trillion and to be incorporated into 15% of global manufacturing output. i firmly believe that nanotech

Daniel Lipinski

2:38:12 to 2:38:29( Edit History Discussion )

Daniel Lipinski: represents one of the most important, if not the most important technological keys to improving our nation's future economic growth and improving our way of life. from medical applications to green

Daniel Lipinski

2:38:29 to 2:38:40( Edit History Discussion )

Daniel Lipinski: nano energy, to nanoelectronics which will be critical as we reach the limits of current materials. the nni -- n.n.i. has been helpful across a wide spectrum of disciplines. it created state

Daniel Lipinski

2:38:40 to 2:38:53( Edit History Discussion )

Daniel Lipinski: of the art national facilities that are conducting ground-breaking work in nano research and development. these centers have helped the u.s. maintain a strong presence in the development and expansion

Daniel Lipinski

2:38:53 to 2:39:06( Edit History Discussion )

Daniel Lipinski: of nanotechnology, which has been vital to economic development and essential to the creation of innovative jobs, leading to a stronger and more competitive america. the committee stated in

Daniel Lipinski

2:39:06 to 2:39:22( Edit History Discussion )

Daniel Lipinski: the bill's report language the need to expand the current centers that we have as necessary to meet future research needs. i'm proud that my home state of illinois is one of the leaders in

Daniel Lipinski

2:39:22 to 2:39:36( Edit History Discussion )

Daniel Lipinski: nanotechnology research. illinois boasts two national labs, is home to numerous cutting-edge businesses and has one of the nation's preeminent universities, such as the university of illinois which

Daniel Lipinski

2:39:36 to 2:39:47( Edit History Discussion )

Daniel Lipinski: are conducting background-breaking work in this field. to keep the u.s. ahead of other nation, this authorization makes three significant adjustments as mentioned by the chairman. first, it

Daniel Lipinski

2:39:47 to 2:39:58( Edit History Discussion )

Daniel Lipinski: strengthens the planning andism mentation of research and environmental health and safety aspects of nano tech. not only is public safety paramount in its own right, but complick confidence in these new

Daniel Lipinski

2:39:58 to 2:40:11( Edit History Discussion )

Daniel Lipinski: technologies is also necessary for the success of nanotech industries. second, this bill requires the n.n. toimplet place increased emphasis on technology transfer. that is, moving basic research

Daniel Lipinski

2:40:11 to 2:40:26( Edit History Discussion )

Daniel Lipinski: results out of the lab and into commercial products, materials and devices. for my own experiences in illinois, it was our national labs and research universities, i understand that technology

Daniel Lipinski

2:40:26 to 2:40:40( Edit History Discussion )

Daniel Lipinski: transfer is not simple. but it's critical to ensuring that r&d investments serve the public. and, third, h.r. 5940 creates a new nanotechnology education program to attract secondary school

Daniel Lipinski

2:40:40 to 2:40:56( Edit History Discussion )

Daniel Lipinski: students to science and technology studies, to help repair the nanotech work force of the future. as a frm for teacher, i undetand the importance of education in the success of individual americans

Daniel Lipinski

2:40:56 to 2:41:08( Edit History Discussion )

Daniel Lipinski: but also promoting the success of american innovation such as nanotechnology. mr. speaker, as nanotechnology moves to to a millionity-trillion -- multitrillion-dollar industry, it's critical

Daniel Lipinski

2:41:08 to 2:41:18( Edit History Discussion )

Daniel Lipinski: we do all we can to ensure that america leads the way in nanotech innovation. h.r. 5940 will keep the u.s. in a position to drive the development of nanotechnology and go along way toward ensuring

Daniel Lipinski

2:41:18 to 2:41:29( Edit History Discussion )

Daniel Lipinski: that america reaps the benefits of our research investment. i urge my colleagues to support passage of of h.r. 5940 and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the

Daniel Lipinski

2:41:29 to 2:41:38( Edit History Discussion )

Daniel Lipinski: gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from texas. mr. hall: mr. speaker, i yield five minutes to mrs. biggert, previous energy subcommittee chair. the speaker pro tempore: the

Judy Biggert

2:41:38 to 2:41:48( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: gentleman from is -- the gentlelady is recognized for five minutes. mrs. biggert: i thank the ranking member, the gentleman from texas, for yielding me the time. as an original co-sponsor

Judy Biggert

2:41:38 to 2:45:54( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Judy Biggert

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