Swiss Re: nanotech potentially huge problem

nanorobot-jpg

The threat to people’s health from nanotechnology means insurers could be exposed to claims on a scale similar to the asbestos scares of the 20th century, according to Zurich-based Swiss Reinsurance.

Nanotechnogy is the engineering of functional systems on the molecular scale and is predicted to offer significant breakthroughs in areas such as medicine and engineering.

However, speaking at Risk’s European event in Frankfurt, Edi Schmid, chief risk officer of Swiss Re’s property & casualty divisi

To continue reading...

You must be signed in to use this feature.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: