Supporting the responsible use of nanomaterials
Nanosafety Platform general presentation
François Tardif is currently Head of the CEA Grenoble Nanosafety Platform's Nanomaterials Production Department, located on the MINATEC innovation campus. The department boasts three labs: colloidal synthesis, physical production processes, and nanocharacterization and safety.
Mr. Tardif is a member of the Electrochemical Society and has authored more than 80 scientific articles and organized a number of conferences on silicon characterization processes, ultra-traces of contamination, and nanosafety.
is Director of the CEA Grenoble Nanosafety Platform’s Laboratory for
Nanocharacterization and Nanosafety Research.
Daniel Bernard is
Scientific Advisor to the CEA Grenoble Nanosafety Platform. He chairs the
Nanotechnology Commission of the French Society of Engineers and Scientists
(IESF) and the Nanotechnology Standards Commission of French standards
organization AFNOR. He also coordinates the European Committee for
Standardization (CEN) Technical Committee on Nanotechnology’s Health, Safety,
and Environment working group. He is a member of the Club Nano-métrologie Board of Directors. He is also a member of the
French Chemical Society (SCF) and the American Chemical Society, and is
France’s representative to the International Union of Pure and Applied
CEA is a French government-funded technological research organisation in four main areas: low-carbon energies, defense and security, information technologies and health technologies. A prominent player in the European Research Area, it is involved in setting up collaborative projects with many partners around the world.