Nanotechnology Project

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Environment, Health and Safety Research

Framework Development for Adaptive Environmental Risk Assessment and Uncertainty Analysis for Nanomaterials

Project Information

Principal InvestigatorAnders Baun
InstitutionTechnical University of Denmark
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Relevance to ImplicationsHigh
Class of NanomaterialEngineered Nanomaterials
Impact SectorHuman Health
Broad Research Categories Risk Assessment
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Funding Information

Anticipated Total Funding$368,862.00
Annual Funding$122,954.00
Funding SourceTechnical University of Denmark
Funding Mechanism
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Start Year2007
Anticipated End Year2010


Develop and apply uncertainty analysis tools for environmental risk assessment of nanomaterials in order to identify and document critical areas of uncertainty; Develop a framework for adaptive environmental risk assessment for nanomaterials in various forms; Evaluate nano-based environmental technologies with respect to environmental risks and the applicability of the developed frameworks on these technologies.