The database and information platform known as the NANOhub was launched by the JRC Institute for Health and Consumer Protection (IHCP) in October 2009. It is a comprehensive IT platform dedicated to the management of information on nanomaterials which are relevant for safety and risk assessment.

The hub covers application areas such as cosmetics, food and medical. It hosts a number of collections of research project data including NANOtestENPRAInLiveTox,NanoGenoToxNIA PROSPECT as well as study results from theOECD Working Party on Manufactured Nanomaterials (WPMN).

The NANOhub information platform is accessible online at

Source: IHCP.