Build inventories of materials, research topics and directions relevant for nanomaterial use and exposure in nano- electronics manufacturing (WP1).
Identify gaps in knowledge and methodologies to assess the risk of engineered nanomaterials used in semiconductor manufacturing or incidentally released as by-products of the manufacturing process (WP2 and WP3).
Apply results for better governance, dissemination and outreach (WP4 and WP5).
Work package structure
better understanding the occupational hazards related to the use of nanomaterials
improvement of the assessment of the potential impact of nano-materials on workers and environment during semiconductor fabrication
Intensification of international cooperation with USA and Asia in the areas of standardization
sharing of information with other industries facing similar issues in understanding properties and controlling nanohazards