About us

The Lloyd's Register Foundation International Consortium of Nanotechnologies (ICON) is developing a global network focussed on addressing the challenges raised in the Foresight Review of Nanotechnologies (2014) to enhance safety.  The global network comprises world-leading academics, industrialists and students.

To date the Programme Management Board have approved the funding of 36 PhD studentships across a range of themes from sensors, smart materials, energy & storage and computing and communications.  A further funding call will open in late 2018/early 2019. 

We believe that external partners matter and are keen to hear from researchers and those in industry who are interested in our ongoing research and its outcomes. 


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