Next big thing: Nanotechnology - Q & A

01 May 2013

Portrait of Dr Eric Drexler

with Dr Eric Drexler
Senior Research Fellow

Oxford Martin Senior Alumni FellowDr Drexler is widely known for his seminal studies of advanced nanosystems and scalable atomically precise manufacturing (APM), a prospective technology using arrays of nanoscale devices to guide chemically-reactive ...

Portrait of Professor Sonia Contera

with Professor Sonia Contera
Professor of Biological Physics

Oxford Martin Senior Alumni Fellow Sonia Contera was Co-Director of the Oxford Martin Programme on Nanotechnology for Medicine, which was part of the Oxford Martin School from 2008-2013. Sonia is Professor of Biological Physics at the University of O...

Discussing the possibilities and pitfalls of nanotechnology are: Dr Sonia Contera, Co-Director, Oxford Martin Programme on Nanotechnology; Dr Eric Drexler, Oxford Martin Programme on the Impacts of Future Technology; Professor Richard Jones, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Innovation, University of Sheffield; and John Knowles, Chairman, Advisory Board, UK Nanotechnology Knowledge Transfer Network; Chair: Jessica Bland, Technology Futures, Nesta. This event was part of the Next Big Thing seminar series held in partnership with Nesta and Policy Exchange.