Nanotechnology is an applied science. The most important thing is that Nanotechnology research has continuously made it possible to create new technology using different techniques and tools. Nanotechnology has the potential to revolutionize the life of materials used in every sector of our lives. It helps to improve products and production processes with better techniques and new functionality that we only dreamed about in the past. In coming years, you can expect to see major impact in every industrial sectors.  Those major impacts will eventually hit the market place and enter into the consumer markets. That is when the average person like you and I will really see and feel its impact.