Wissensplattform Nanomaterialien

Information about nanomaterials and their safety assessment
  • Knowledge Base

    Carbon black in tires, quantum dots in LEDs or titanium nitride in PET bottles ...
    Our knowledge base provides information on products and applications of nanomaterials, illuminates health and environmental aspects.

  • News

    News and information around the topic of nanotechnology.

  • Research

    Research regarding the impacts of nanoparticles on people and the environment is needed. The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research funds projects to fill knowledge gaps and to initiate measures to identify and minimize risk.

  • Nano Basics

    Basic information about nanomaterials for humans and the environment.


Welcome to DaNa2.0 (Data and knowledge on Nanomaterials)

What exactly are nanoparticles? What is meant by “exposure”? When do toxicologists speak of a risk? This and many more questions regarding research on safety aspects of nanomaterials are answered here.

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Current Research

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Information on the sponsorship programmes of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research on nanotechnologies for humans and the environment.


Knowledge Base

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A database with important and generally understandable aspects on health and environment of applied nanomaterials as well as facts on the safety of manufactured nanomaterials.


Nano Basics

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The chapters on release, exposure, uptake and behavior of nanomaterials in the human body and in the environment as well as the risk assessment will give you a first overview.


Current Events

Mon Jun 01 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
NanoEnergy 2015
Wed Jun 10 @12:00AM
EuroNanoForum 2015
Mon Jun 15 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Nanotech 2015 France
Wed Jun 17 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
EMPA Workshop “Cause & Effect Analysis - A new approach for developing robust nano-bio assays”
Mon Jun 22 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Graphene Week 2015
Sat Jul 04 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Wed Jul 15 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
QualityNano Final Conference
Tue Aug 11 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Nanotechnology 2015
Wed Sep 09 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Fresenius Conference Nanotechnology in Food