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About SAFENANO Services

Supporting Your Nanosafety Risk Management

SAFENANO is IOM’s Centre of Excellence in Nanotechnology Safety, providing industry, academia and governments with independent, authoritative expertise and state-of-the-art facilities to address risk and safety issues.

SAFENANO brings together multi-disciplinary expertise in hazard, exposure and risk assessment, using current best practice and international standards for particle measurement, toxicology, occupational hygiene and risk management. These services are supported by our open-access Knowledge Base which communicates the emerging scientific evidence and developments regarding nanotechnology risks and their management.

Our specialised services provide high-value support for the responsible development of nanomaterials and nanotechnology-enabled products, through our integrated approach combining research, client-confidential consultancy and best practice training, including:
  • Risk assessment and regulatory compliance;
  • Workplace exposure monitoring;
  • Hazard assessment and toxicity testing;
  • Research to support innovation;
  • Horizon-scanning, data interpretation and reviews;
  • Best practice guidance;
  • Strategic, regulatory and policy advice.

We help our clients to successfully implement responsible risk management practices, based on a sound understanding of the hazards, exposures and risks with nanotechnology. With global coverage from our UK and Singapore offices, IOM has unrivalled expertise and capability in risk management designed to support research, regulation, and commercialisation of nanotechnology.


Did you know?

< 5 is the number of layers in few-layer graphene (FLG).