Top down approach to nano-research excludes researchers ideas (lack of interest in science)

Top down approach to nano-research excludes researchers ideas (lack of interest in science)

Wild Card's progress: nominated

This Wild Card came from: 
European Commission Framework Programme for RTD

The theme/scheme related to this Wild Card: 
Theme 4 - Nanosciences, nanotechnologies, materials & new production technologies

The sub-theme that best relates to this Wild Card: 
Mastering nano-scale complexity in materials

Likelihood timeframe and scenario features : 
now-2025

Wild Card's description 
Lack of interest in science from young scholars as top down approach to nano R&D priorities (closed shop mentality) discourages researchers from taking up career in science.