Environmental Nanoscience Initiative
Reports and key findings
The following case studies are linked to this research programme. Full details of each case study are available from NERC's Science Impacts Database.
New 'nano-toxin' sensor for continuous monitoring licensed to Modern Water Synopsis: A miniature 'mimic membrane' on a chip, that detects dissolved pollutants down to the nano-scale, has been licensed to a UK-based company specialising in protecting water supplies and in water and wastewater treatment.
Managing nanoparticle wastes from consumer products Synopsis: A new discovery about nanoparticle behaviour in sewage treatment plants will improve the environmental management of nanoparticle wastes from foods, cosmetics, medicines and other products.