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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.

  • 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: www.nanoobjects.info

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nanoFIS 2016

From 27th - 29th of June 2016 Graz / Austria will be hosting the 2nd International Conference nanoFIS 2016 - Integrated Functional nano Systems. The nanoFIS 2016 conference focuses on implementation of Key Enabling Technologies for Novel Device Development and 3D System Integration and is jointly organised by the Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH (MCL)), one of the leading research companies in Austria and Techkonnex - High-Tech Promotion.


Scientists, researchers and engineers from industry as well as academia are cordially invited to participate in the scientific conference and to use the accompanying exhibition as an excellent platform to promote their companies and product portfolio. All contributors have the possibility to submit a full paper (peer-review process) which will be published in "Materials Today: Proceedings".


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WHEN: 27. – 29. June 2016

WHERE: University of Graz – AULA, Universitätsplatz 3, 8010 Graz, Austria


Abstract Submission: Abstracts for oral and poster presentations are to be submitted by 14th March 2016 and 26th of March 2016 respectively via the online platform http://www.nanofis.net/paper-submissions.html.

Registration: Online Registration will be available starting January 2016 and ending 20th June 2016. End of early-bird registration is 8th April 2016. Please refer to the website http://www.nanofis.net/  for further information.


Techkonnex - High-Tech Promotion
Ms. Margit Malatschnig, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Phone: +43 699 19215844


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.



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