LICARA nanoSCAN - A tool for the self-assessment of benefits and risks of nanoproducts.

@article{Harmelen2016LICARAN,
  title={LICARA nanoSCAN - A tool for the self-assessment of benefits and risks of nanoproducts.},
  author={Toon van Harmelen and Esther K Zondervan-van den Beuken and Derk Henri Brouwer and Eelco Kuijpers and Wouter Fransman and Harrie B Buist and Tom N. Ligthart and Ingrid Hincapi{\'e} and Roland Hischier and Igor Linkov and Bernd Nowack and Jennifer Studer and Lorenz M. Hilty and Claudia Som},
  journal={Environment international},
  year={2016},
  volume={91},
  pages={150-60}
}
The fast penetration of nanoproducts on the market under conditions of significant uncertainty of their environmental properties and risks to humans creates a need for companies to assess sustainability of their products. Evaluation of the potential benefits and risks to build a coherent story for communication with clients, authorities, consumers, and other stakeholders is getting to be increasingly important, but SMEs often lack the knowledge and expertise to assess risks and communicate them… CONTINUE READING