International policy collaboration

There are a growing number of intergovernmental and other international organizations concerned with the responsible development and application of nanotechnology. These offer valuable opportunities for countries to engage in policy dialogue and collaborate to address issues of shared interest. They also foster opportunities for the harmonization of national approaches, where appropriate. Listed here are some of the groups in which Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada is involved which address issues relevant to innovation and commercialization activities involving nanotechnology.