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Simulation of nanomaterials release from consumer products for environmental exposure assessment

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Project Description

Nanomaterials are increasingly being developed for a range of industrial uses. However, there is a lack of standardised methods for estimating the release of nanomaterials to the environment. Current legislation for chemicals and environmental protection was not originally formulated bearing nanomaterials in mind.

To enable the full economic potential of this exciting sector to be realised, whilst ensuring safety for the environment and human health, better understanding of the associated risks is needed.

The 'SIRENA' project will improve understanding of risks associated with the use of nanomaterials

In partnership with Inkoa Sistemas S.L. Fundación Tecnalia Research and Innovation, and Cranfield University

Type of Project Project
Project Acronym SIRENA
Status Project Complete
Funder(s) Executive Agency for Small & Medium-sized Enterprises (formerly EACI)
Value £42,050.00
Project Dates Oct 1, 2013 - Oct 1, 2014
Partner Organisations Inkoa Sistemas S.L.
Tecnalia
Cranfield University

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