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    Research regarding the impacts of nanoparticles on people and the environment is needed. The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research funds projects to fill knowledge gaps and to initiate measures to identify and minimize risk.

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    Basic information about nanomaterials for humans and the environment.


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NanoSafety Cluster Bulletin 2017

The European NanoSafety-Cluster (NSC) has recently published the Autumn 2017 issue of its bulletin and newsletter compilation outlining recent NSC news, project news, up-coming events and research opportunities. The issue focuses new developments within the Nanosafety Cluster, report on the NSC Steering Group Face-to-Face Meeting & ECHA Data Harmonisation Workshop, results from the EU Projects NanoDefine, OpenRiskNet and forthcoming events including the OpenTox2017 and the start of the NSC webinar series.


The complete bulletin (PDF, 1.7 MB) is available for download via http://www.nanosafetycluster.eu/uploads/files/NSC_Newsletter/NSC_Autumn2017_Bulletin.pdf


The NSC Newsletter & Bulletin link is sent out quarterly to over 70,000 people, targeting all NSC project partners and relevant stakeholder groups across the globe, including researchers, industrialists, policy-makers, regulatory and standardisation bodies, SMEs and NGOs, and the wider general public. Suggestions for content and any feedback can be sent via E-Mail to Lesley Tobin (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).


Current Research

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Information on the sponsorship programmes of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research on nanotechnologies for humans and the environment.


Knowledge Base

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A database with important and generally understandable aspects on health and environment of applied nanomaterials as well as facts on the safety of manufactured nanomaterials.


Nano Basics

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The chapters on release, exposure, uptake and behavior of nanomaterials in the human body and in the environment as well as the risk assessment will give you a first overview.



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