• 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 Dec 07 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
European Nanomedicine Meeting - ENM 2015
Tue Feb 16 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
nanoPT 2016
Wed Mar 23 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
SMS Korea 2016
Wed Jun 01 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Nanotech France 2016
Wed Jun 01 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
European Graphene Forum - EGF 2016
Mon Jun 27 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
nanoFIS 2016
Sun Aug 07 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Nano 2016