The global outlook series on Nanotechnology provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research findings. The report offers a birdís eye view of this new, promising, and pulsating, potential laden industry. The report provides a rudimentary insight into the concept of nanotechnology, providing selective insights into major technology trends, and its impact on commercial applications in key end-use industries. Also included is a compilation of recent mergers, acquisitions, and strategic corporate developments. Annotated with market data-rich tables enumerating key research findings, the global and regional level of discussion culminates to provide a macro-level perception of the industry in its totality. Key regional markets briefly researched and abstracted include the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, France, Germany, Russia, UK, Asia, China, and Australia among few others. Also included is an indexed, easy-to-refer, fact-finder directory listing the addresses, and contact details of 758 companies worldwide.