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Global Nanotec Reports

Medicine, Health and Safety

An article in 'Nature Nanotechnology' sumarizes the investigations of the past concerning toxity of silver nanoparticles and the authors would like to see some action from the EU in regulating the use of nanosilver.

DECHEMA, the German Society for Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology has released a report on “10 Years Nanosafety Research”, available to download in German from:

In February 2008 the US National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) have released 'Safe Nanotechnology in the Workplace - An Introduction for Employers, Managers and Safety & Health Professionals'

Voluntary code of conduct for nanotechnology by the European Commission, released February 2008

NANOFRONTIERS: On the Horizons of Medicine and Healthcare
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, maj 2007

EU-report on 'Nanomedicine - Nanotechnology for health' , Cordis calls it the 'Visions on Nanomedicine in Europe'

Agriculture and Food

Nanotechnology in Food and Agriculture
Report of FoE Austalia and Germany
The report lists what kinds of materials are being used and what products you find on the market.

Nanotechnology in Agriculture and Food European Nanotechnology Gateway, april 2006
Energy and Environment

Nanotechnology in the sectors of solar energy and energy storage
Report 2014 from the International Electrotechnical Commission and Fraunhofer ISI , CH 
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NANOFRONTIERS: Energizing the Future
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, autumn 2008

Materials and Products

Assessment of Impacts of a European Register of Products Containing Nanomaterials (2014)


nano.DE-Report 2009
Status Quo of Nanotechnology in Germany (Text in German)

Mapping study on regulation and governance of nanotechnologies (2009)

Nanomaterials in Consumer Products - Availability on the European market and adequacy of the regulatory framework
Policy Department Economy and Science, Europa Parlamentet, april 2007


Last Updated 10.03.2021