US Government Resources
National Nanotechnology Initiativeexternal icon
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 Researchexternal icon
This document prioritizes the research needs for nanotechnology environmental, health and safety issues.
National Cancer Institute – Office of Technology and Industrial Relationsexternal icon
Features the brochure “Cancer Nanotechnology – Going Small for Big Advances.”
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)external icon
Information on the nanoscale materials stewardship program
U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)external icon
Safety and health topic page
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)external icon
Provides insight on how nanotechnology products are regulated by FDA.
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Center for Nanoscale Science and Technologyexternal icon
Center for Neutron Researchexternal icon
The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO)external icon
Nanomanufacturing: Emergence and Implications for U.S. Competitiveness, the Environment, and Human Health (GAO-14-181SP)
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 Scholarsexternal icon The partnership have sponsored the Project on Emerging Technologies Consumer Products Inventory, an inventory of nanotechnology-based consumer products introduced on the market.
Safe Nanoexternal icon
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 Nanotechnologyexternal icon
IRSST is a private, non-profit scientific research organization based in Quebec.
Nanoparticles: An Occupational Hygiene Reviewexternal icon
Health and Safety Executive (HSE) report that provides information on routes, sources, and and levels of nanoparticle exposure, control measures, trends, more…
Nanowerkexternal icon Nanotechnologies and emerging technologies news