Our Mission

TAPPI's International Nanotechnology Division

Mission:

To serve as the leading global forum for the community of individuals, organizations and institutions seeking to collectively advance the use of nanotechnology within the forest products industry, and support the development, production and use of industry renewable or sustainable nanomaterials for all industries.

Vision:

The NanoDivision works to: 

  • Advance Research: advance research, development and deployment of renewable or sustainable nanomaterials to help meet the material needs of people and society;
  • Disseminate Knowledge: Share and disseminate knowledge and information on the responsible production, use, and disposal of renewable or sustainable nanomaterials, with a special emphasis on nanomaterials produced from forest biomass;
  • Support Applications: Advance the science and technology supporting the production, modification and end user applications for renewable or sustainable nanomaterials used either alone or in combination with other materials