Pandor to open high-tech nanotechnology facility at Rhodes
November 11, 2014 Editor 0
Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor is set to officially open the Centre for Nanotechnology Innovation at Rhodes University, in Grahamstown, on November 14, placing the institution at the forefront of international nanotechnology research. The centre will house new nanotechnology equipment called time of flight-secondary-ion-mass-spectrometer (TOF-SIMS) bought through a R17-million investment from the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the National Research Foundation. The DST said in a statement on Monday that the centre would become one of the most advanced facilities of its kind in a university environment in South Africa.
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