The NANoREG UK Partners

The UK government is supporting a strong consortium of UK partners who combine world leading cross-disciplinary capability with excellent track records in driving forward regulatory research, risk assessment and standardisation. Details on each of the 5 UK partners and links to access further information on each are outlined below: 

The Institute of Occupational Medicine 

IOM is a UK based leading provider of health and safety solutions, with a wealth of expertise and experience enabling them to provide practical solutions to a broad spectrum of workplace health needs.  The IOM will will play an important role in Work Package 3, developing life cycle understanding of human exposure to nanomaterials. Further information on the Institute is available here.

Leeds University’s NanoManufacturing Institute

Leeds' NMI is a leading European centre for research into the nanomanufacturing of high volume consumer products. The NMI will be contributing to Work Package 5, developing new novel high throughput approaches to understanding nano toxicity.  Further information is available here.

Public Health England’s National Nanotoxicology Research Centre

PHE's National Nanotoxicology Research Centre (NNRC) is situated at the Agency’s Centre for Radiation, Chemical and Environmental Hazards (CRCE) at Chilton in Oxfordshire. For further information, see Public Health England.

The UK’s National Physical Laboratory

NPL is the UK's National Measurement Institute, and is a world-leading centre of excellence in developing and applying the most accurate measurement standards, science and technology available. For further information, visit the NPL website. 

Heriot Watt University’s Nano-safety Research Group

Heriot Watt University's Nano-Safty Research Group is a multidisciplinary team based in the School of Life Sciences (SLS) at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh. The team has both human and environmental toxicologists. For further information on the Nano-Safety Group's involvement in NANoREG, please click here.