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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 
Learn about the alliance for nanotechnology in treating cancer

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.

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology 
Center for Neutron Research 

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO)
Nanomanufacturing: Emergence and Implications for U.S. Competitiveness, the Environment, and Human Health (GAO-14-181SP)

Non-Government Resources

World Health Organization (WHO) Guidelines on Nanomaterials and Worker's Health

International Council On Nanotechnology (ICON)  
A partnership for Nanotechnolgy stewardship and sustainablilty.

GoodNanoGuide 
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.

Safe Nano 
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.

Nanomaterials in the Workplace: Policy and Planning Workshop on Occupational Safety and Health. A report by the RAND Corporation for NIOSH 

Nanotechnology and Nanoscience. A joint study between the Royal Society and Royal Academy of Engineering 

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

 
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