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Mapping Weak Signals

Inspired by: FP7 » Micro/Nano Electromechanical Systems (NEMS/MEMS) as Redeemer

version: 2 / updated: 2009-11-30
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Originally submitted by: Cornelia Daheim
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Source of inspiration

European Commission Framework Programme for RTD (FP7)

Theme/activity of inspiration

IDEAS: Interdisciplinary

Signal's headline

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Micro/Nano Electromechanical Systems (NEMS/MEMS) as Redeemer

Signal's description

(approx. 150 words)
Please describe the Weak Signal (approx. 150 words)
Research on NEMS and MEMS promise quantum jumps in several fields, such as drug synthesis, drug delivery, nanosurgery, nanotherapy, gemome synthesis, diagnostics, novel actuators and sensors, disease diagnostics and prevention and (organ) implants.


research, diagnostics, NEMS, MEMS, synthesis

Signal's potential evolution

It could lead to...
issue type of issue/development potential impact on society timeframe for the issue to become at least 50% probable
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Under what assumption the Weak Signal might evolve.

further ressources spent on research in this field


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Level 2: important for a particular world region particular for world regions with a high medical standard (industrial countries)