Closing nanomaterials' information gaps: EUON welcomes new study proposals
2 April 2024

The European Union Observatory for Nanomaterials (EUON) invites proposals for upcoming studies aimed at addressing knowledge gaps to nanomaterials within the EU market.

Nanomaterials and health


ImageNanomaterials and health

Are substances in nanoforms more dangerous than they are in their normal size? Some are and some are not. Just like any other chemical substance, nanomaterials have to be assessed separately.



ImageFighting cancer using nanotechnology

Nanomaterials are not only used in consumer products, but also in new and innovative medical treatments. Research has shown that nanoparticles can be used to damage and even destroy cancer cells from within.


Three infographics in a tablet computer,

Visit the interactive Infographics to learn more about nanomaterials around us and in the most popular products.

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