• 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.


Welcome to DaNa

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

Information about projects funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research on the topics "Nanotechnologies for Environmental Protection – Benefits and Impacts“ and „Impacts of Synthetic Nanomaterials on Man“.



Nano Basics

Basic information on specific health and environmental aspects of nanomaterials.
The chapters on exposure, uptake and behaviour of nanomaterials in the human body and in the environment and risk gives you an overview.



Knowledge Base

Important and generally understandable aspects of applied nanomaterials on health and environment as well as facts on risk management and safety aspects of synthetic nanomaterials.



Current Events

Wed Apr 23 @ 8:00AM - 08:00PM
NANOTOX 2014,7th International Nanotoxicology Congress
Mon May 19 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
International Fresenius Conference Nanotechnology in Food
Wed May 21 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
NANOSTRUC 2014 - International Conference on Structural Nano Composites
Mon May 26 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
QualityNano Training School on "Aquatic Hazard Assessment of Nanomaterials"
Mon Jun 02 @ 8:00AM - 08:00PM
NanoBio-Europe 2014
Mon Jun 16 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
International Conference on Aerosol Technology 2014
Mon Jun 16 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
1st NanoValid Summer School
Mon Jun 23 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Graphene Week 2014
Tue Jul 01 @ 8:00AM - 08:00PM
NanoEx3: Explore, Explain, Exploit
Tue Jul 01 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
NANOFAIR 2014 - 10th International Nanotechnology Symposium "New ideas for industry"
Wed Jul 02 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
ANM 2014 - 5th International Conference on Advanced Nanomaterials
Wed Jul 02 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Nano KOREA 2014
Sat Jul 05 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Sun Jul 13 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Nano2014 - Russia
Mon Aug 11 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
ICANM 2014 - International Conference & Exhibition on Advanced & Nano Materials
Mon Aug 11 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
ICNFA'14 - International Conference on Nanotechnology
Thu Aug 28 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
International Aerosol Conference (IAC) 2014
Mon Sep 01 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
SETAC Summer School Course 2014
Sun Sep 07 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
ICEENN 2014 - Environmental Effects of Nanoparticles and Nanomaterials
Mon Sep 22 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
10th Nanoforum Italy 2014