EC European Commission

ED Department of Education

EHS environmental, health, and safety

EIG experimental issue group

EPA Environmental Protection Agency

EU European Union

FDA Food and Drug Administration

FHSA Federal Hazardous Substances Act

FS Forest Service

GNN Global Nanotechnology Network (workshop)

HHS Health and Human Services, Department of

IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

ISO International Organization for Standardization

ITC International Trade Commission

ITIC Intelligence Technology Innovation Center

IWGN Interagency Working Group on Nanotechnology

LCA life cycle analysis

MOU memorandum of understanding

NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NCI National Cancer Institute

NCN Network for Computational Nanotechnology

NEHI Nanotechnology Environmental and Health Implications (working group of the NSET Subcommittee)

NGO nongovernmental organization

NIEHS National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

NIH National Institutes of Health

NIOSH National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

NIRT Nanoscale Interdisciplinary Research Team (NSF program)

NIST National Institute of Standards and Technology

NNAP National Nanotechnology Advisory Panel

NNCO National Nanotechnology Coordination Office

NNI National Nanotechnology Initiative

NNIN National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network (NSF program)

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