NanoRelease Supporting Organizations

The NanoRelease projects (Consumer Products and Food Additives) received direct financial support in amounts ranging from $500 to just over $100,000.   Total direct funding between 2011 and 2016 was approximately $720,000.  The largest single donors were Environment Canada, American Chemistry Council, Health Canada, Pew Charitable Trusts, US EPA, and ILSI Research Foundation.  All fundraising by Richard Canady.

Funding organizations:

  • US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Environment Canada
  • American Chemistry Council, Nanotechnology Panel
  • Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates
  • US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
  • The Adhesive and Sealant Council
  • American Cleaning Institute
  • US Food and Drug Administration
  • The Pew Charitable Trusts
  • ILSI North America
  • ILSI Research Foundation
  • The Coca Cola Company
  • Illinois Institute of Technology Institute for Food Safety and Health
  • Nanotechnology Industries Association

In-kind contributors

In addition, many participants of the project provided in-kind contributions valued approximately as much as the direct funding.  The in-kind participation was provided at the initiative and request of the Steering Committees of the projects.

Workshop space and AV/food/facilities support

  • US EPA
  • US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC),
  • Health Canada,
  • Pew Charitable Trusts

Time and materials for laboratory sampling and analysis

  • Nanocyl SA (Belgium)
  • Health Canada
  • National Research Council Canada
  • BASF SE (Germany)
  • US EPA
  • Korean Institute of Standards and Technology,
  • Institut für Energie- und Umwelttechnik e. V., (Germany)
  • French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission
  • Leitat Technology Center (Spain)

And time and travel funding for well over 100 experts to participate in 5 workshops, >12 papers, 2 sampling protocols and dozens of presentations.


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This project was undertaken with the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Federal Department of the Environment.

Ce project a été réalisé avec l’appui financier du Gouvernement du Canada agissant par l’entremise du ministère fédéral de l’Environnement.