OECD Working Party on Nanotechnology

OECD Working Party on Nanotechnology (WPN) is a forum to advise on emerging policy issues in science, technology, and innovation related to the responsible development and use of nanotechnology. It is the premiere multilateral forum that brings governments together to discuss and create policy perspectives relating to nanotechnology. The U.S. Department of State was the founding chair of the WPN, and continues to play a critical leadership role on the WPN Bureau. In the current work program, the U.S. FDA is leading an effort to inventory regulatory frameworks for nanotechnology in food and medical products. Additional efforts are planned in areas such as business environments and green growth.

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Food and Drug Administration FDA

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Nanosciences, nanotechnologies, materials and new production technologies