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    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.

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    News and information around the topic of nanotechnology.

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  • 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.

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    Basic information about nanomaterials for humans and the environment.

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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: www.nanoobjects.info

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QualityNano Schulung zur Modellierung der Toxizität von Nanomaterialien

On March 27th2013 the Second QualityNano Modelling Training School took place in Edinburgh. A series of training materials as wells as some videos are now online available via the QualityNano Knowledge Hub.

The school with 30 participants from different scientific disciplines was chaired by Prof. Lang Tran from the Institute of Occupational Medicine (IOM) and also offered amongst several lectures from experts interactive sessions. Here the participants were provided with a demonstration of readily-available modelling tools and given the opportunity to work on 'hands-on' case examples.

 

Topics of the training school were:

  • Modelling of dose-response relationship (in vitro/in vivo) and extrapolation of exposure-dose-response relationship from in vitro/in vivo/humans; and
  • Quantitative-Structure-Activity-Relationship (QSAR) models.

The direct link to all provided material via the QualityNano Knowledge Hub.
 

Further information on the QualityNano Knowledge Hub http://www.qualitynano.eu/the-qnano-knowledge-hub/repository-of-training-materials/qnano-funded/2nd-qnano-modelling-training-school.html  as well as on the underFP7 funded EU-Project QualityNano can be found at www.qualitynano.eu

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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.

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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.

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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.

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