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InterNanoPoland 2021, 14.-15. April 2021, Virtual




9. NRW Nano-Konferenz 2021




NanoCarbon Annual Conference 2021

Recordings from EC Stakeholder Workshop on Safe- and Sustainable-by-Design (SSbD) now available

April 12, 2021

On 19th March 2021, the DG Research & Innovation department of the European Commission hosted virtually the “1st Stakeholders’ workshop on Safe and Sustainable-by-Design criteria”. The workshop set the first steps towards the criteria definition, concept and planning and brought lots of information about the future process to further elaborate on the SSbD concept in […]

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New EUON Tender Call out now “Have your say on future studies on nanomaterials”

April 9, 2021

The European Observatory of Nanomaterials (EUON)  has recently published a new tender call for studies on knowledge gaps on nanomaterials that are of interest to the general public and the research community. Up to three studies are conducted annually and interested parties are invited to submit their proposals by 19 April 2021. Are you an […]

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NanoCommons Project – Upcoming Training activities in 2021

March 19, 2021

Building on the hugely successful set of webinars and online training events in 2020, the EU H2020 project NanoCommons  is running a number of virtual training events in 2021. The formats will vary from webinar style presentations to more hands-on guided activities where the NanoCommons tools and services are presented and participants have the opportunity […]

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Nanomaterials: relevant regulatory definitions in the EU

February 24, 2021

Within the EU regulatory framework there are quite a number of different definitions for the term “nanomaterial”. Each of them strongly depends on the field of material application and the respective regulatory legislation. Nice compilation. Read the full text here:  

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What do EU citizens think about nanomaterials?

January 14, 2021

A recent surveyfrom the European Union Observatory for Nanomaterials (EUON) carried out in five selected EU countries shows that citizens demand better labelling of everyday products containing nanomaterials and increased awareness of the risks and benefits of products containing nanomaterials. Read the results on the website of EUON:  

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