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

Wed Apr 08 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
BioNanoMed 2015
Sun Apr 12 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
SENN 2015 - International Congress on Safety of Engineered Nanoparticles and Nanotechnologies
Thu Apr 16 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
The Commercial Graphene Show
Wed Jun 10 @12:00AM
EuroNanoForum 2015
Mon Jun 15 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Nanotech 2015 France
Mon Jun 22 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Graphene Week 2015
Sat Jul 04 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Tue Aug 11 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Nanotechnology 2015