As a collaboration between researchers, much of the NanoNetwork's activity involves direct contact and collaboration between its members who are working on goals of mutual expertise and interest.
However this initiative enjoys strong support from Vice Chancellors and Senior Management within all members, as well as drawing on both the ATN and ISTA secretariats who provide support for the network in the form of:
● project evaluation;
● assistance in leveraging funding assistance/grants for NanoNetwork projects;
● linking Australian and Chinese researchers with similar research interests
● promotion and public liaison;
● overall administration and coordination of the NanoNetwork.
Beyond collaborative research projects, the NanoNetwork also aims for member universities to enhance their nanoscience and nanotechnology capabilities via:
● academic exchange and joint supervision of graduate students, giving
both opportunities for international research experience;
● the public promotion of the joint capabilities, achievements and
application potentials of nanoscience and nanotechnology researches
of member universities;
● knowledge transfer through the partnership of member universities
with industries and enterprises for commercialisation of high-value