Working Groups

Infrastructure and Resource

To establish better awareness of the infrastructure available on the micro/nanofabrication and characterization facilities in the ANF community and thus promote a synergistic bridging among ANF members with interdisciplinary integration and communication.


To coordinate the cross-sector activities of ANF members for the purpose of facilitating the development of standards in the area of nanotechnology.


To inspire and train the future generation of leaders to drive nanotechnology R&D towards responsible development and sustainability of humanity.

Nano safety and Risk Management

To co-ordinate nanosafety activities in the region through the Asia Nano Safe network, including harmonization of nano safety training, safety-by-design approach to nanotechnology development and translational nano research to the marketplace. Also, to provide a co-ordinated response for community concerns and engagement on nanotechnology safety and risk management issues.