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In a rapidly evolving research field, it is crucial to understand the impact of nanomaterials on human health and the environment.

The overall objective is to increase our understanding of the fundamental connections between particle properties and human and environmental toxicology, as well as of emissions and exposure in all stages of the lifecycle of a nanomaterial. The research aims at providing the tools needed to implement Safe(r)-and-sustainable-by-design in the development and production of novel materials.

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Cells and nanowires under the microsope

Subareas within Nanosafety


Recent PhD-theses relevant to Nanosafety

NanoLund faculty members in Nanosafety

People in Nanosafety

Links to ongoing larger projects and courses

HARMLESS, Advanced high aspect ratio and multicomponent materials: towards comprehensive intelligent testing and Safe-by-Design strategies (Horizon 2020)

Mistra Environmental Nanosafety

nanoPASSBridging the gaps in nanosafety for animal-free prediction of adverse outcomes - Efficient and cost-effective risk-assessment for particulate matter & nanotech products(Horizon Europe)

NanoSafe4All, tematiskt samverkansinitiativ vid Lunds universitet

Nanosafety research education course