US Government Resources
National Nanotechnology Initiative
NNI is a federal R&D program established to coordinate the multiagency efforts in nanoscale science, engineering, and technology.
The National Nanotechnology Initiative Strategy for Nanotechnology-Related Environmental, Health and Safety Research
This document prioritizes the research needs for nanotechnology environmental, health and safety issues.
National Cancer Institute - Office of Technology and Industrial Relations
Features the brochure "Cancer Nanotechnology - Going Small for Big Advances."
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Information on the nanoscale materials stewardship program
U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Safety and health topic page
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Provides insight on how nanotechnology products are regulated by FDA.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO)
Nanomanufacturing: Emergence and Implications for U.S. Competitiveness, the Environment, and Human Health (GAO-14-181SP)
International Council On Nanotechnology (ICON)
A partnership for Nanotechnolgy stewardship and sustainablilty.
The GoodNanoGuide is a collaboration platform designed to enhance the ability of experts to exchange ideas on how best to handle nanomaterials in an occupational setting
Virginia Tech and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars The partnership have sponsored the Project on Emerging Technologies Consumer Products Inventory, an inventory of nanotechnology-based consumer products introduced on the market.
The U.K.'s premier independent resource for nanotechnology hazard and risk
Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail (IRSST) links about Nanotechnology
IRSST is a private, non-profit scientific research organization based in Quebec.
Center for Biological and Environmental Nanotechnology (CBEN), Rice University
CBEN focuses on research at the interface between "dry" nanomaterials and aqueous media such as biology and the environment.
Nanoparticles: An Occupational Hygiene Review
Health and Safety Executive (HSE) report that provides information on routes, sources, and and levels of nanoparticle exposure, control measures, trends, more...
Nano&Me - Funded in part by the UK department of Business, Innovation and Skills ( BIS ) and developed by the Responsible Nano Forum , Nano & Me is aimed at providing clear and balanced information on an emerging technology
NanoImpactNet - European network on the Health and Environmental Impact of nanomaterials
Nanowerk Nanotechnologies and emerging technologies news
- Page last reviewed: March 28, 2011
- Page last updated: May 8, 2012
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