Generation Nano

The National Science Foundation and the National Nanotechnology Initiative have issued a challenge:
Generation Nano: Small Science, Superheroes


Who: A competition for high school students — individuals or teams of two or three

What: A written entry, a 90-second video and a 2-3 page comic strip introducing the superhero and the student’s nanotechnology-enabled mission.

When: Competition opens Oct. 5, 2016. Submissions are due by Jan. 31, 2017, 11:59 p.m. EST

Where: Learn more and submit entry at 

Why: To promote early interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, and nanotechnology


Follow the Competition at #GenNano