Nanotechnology

nanotechnology

Textiles

Coatings, smart materials and sensors, nanofibres;

Energy

Photovoltaic film coatings, fuel cells and batteries, thermoelectric materials, and aerogels;

Biomedical & Healthcare

Nanoscale biosensors and imaging, nanocoatings on surfaces and implants, and nano particulate drug delivery;

Environmental

Nano porous membranes, chemical and bio nano sensors, nanoparticles and nanocoatings;

ICT & Electronics

Carbon nanotubes, nanowires, nanoscale memory, printed electronics, NEMS, spintronics and quantum dots;

Food Agriculture

Nanosensors, encapsulation, nano coatings, nanocomposites and nanoporous membranes;

Construction

Nanoscale sensors and smart materials, nanocomposites, nanocoatings and additives to concrete;

Aerospace & Defence

Nanocomposites, electronics & sensors, nano coatings, energy devices & fuel additives and smart materials;

Automotive

Nanocoatings, composite fillers, additives in catalysts & lubricants, fuel cells and smart materials;

To find out more about nanomaterials and nanotechnology, the following websites are very informative with regards to potential applications, health & safety, policies and regulations:

nanotechnology

European Chemicals Agency

nanotechnology

Health and Safety Executive
(HSE)

nanotechnology

Innovate UK

nanotechnology

Nanotechnology Industries Association
(NIA)

nanotechnology

National Physical Laboratory
(NPL)

nanotechnology

Nanotechnology Knowledge Transfer Network
(NanoKTN)

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