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Governance for Nanotechnology: Definition of Nanomaterials
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1  University of Deusto / Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana
2  Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana


The present work constitutes an approach to nanotechnology from the legal point of view. We present and analyze different definitions of nanomaterial - especially from the European Union and the International Organization for Standardization-. The aim is to assess the relevance of the definition given by the National Advisory Council of the Colombian Network of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology.

Keywords: Nanomaterial; Definition; Colombia