The European Network on the Health and Environmental Impact of Nanomaterials

 

Acronym: NanoImpactNet
Title: The European Network on the Health and Environmental Impact of Nanomaterials
Status: Active
Funding Organization: European Union
NCSR D

Role:

Demokritos will contribute to WP2 and WP3
Leader in charge: C. Housiadas
Start Date: 1/4/2008
Duration: 48 months
Project

Website:

http://www.nanoimpactnet.eu/object_class/nano_men_home.html
Summary  
NanoImpactNet is a multidisciplinary European network concerning the health and environmental impact of nanomaterials. The 24 institutes that started NanoImpactNet are leading European research groups active in the fields of nanosafety, nanorisk assessment and nanotoxicology. NanoImpactNet will create a scientific basis to ensure the safe and responsible development of engineered nanoparticles and nanotechnology-based materials and products, and will support the definition of regulatory measures and implementation of legislation in Europe.

The objective of the NanoImpactNet co-ordination action is to create a widely supported scientific basis to ensure the safe and responsible development of manufactured nanoparticles and nanotechnology-based materials and products, and to support the definition of regulatory measures and implementation of legislation in Europe.

Through numerous workshops over a period of four years, NanoImpactNet will bring together some of the best researchers to discuss future strategies, to exchange their ideas with the different stakeholder groups and to further the responsible development of nanotechnology.