EMPA – Partner 3

EMPA is a materials science and technology research institution. It specializes in

applications, focused research and development, and provides high-level services in the

field of sustainable materials science and technology. The laboratory for Particles-Biology

Interactions is a basic and applied research unit of Empa that studies the potential use

and risks of engineered nanomaterials (ENM) for human health.

Furthermore the laboratory develops different types of ENMs for various medical

applications and it performs their full physical and chemical characterisation and in vitro

safety evaluation.