OECD Publishes New Reports on Nanomaterials
The OECD Working Party on Manufactured Nanomaterials (WPMN) has recently published several new reports in its Series on the Safety of Manufactured Nanomaterials, focusing on guiding principles for measurements of physical-chemical parameters, a physical-chemical decision framework and updates of the developments from the delegations. The purpose of these reports is to provide up-to-date information on […]Read more
New NanoCare4.0 Project “MetalSafety” started!
At the beginning of 2019, the “METALSAFETY” project funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) was launched as part of the new “NanoCare 4.0 – application-safe material innovations” funding measure. The overall scientific objective of the MetalSafety project is the development of concepts for the toxicological evaluation and grouping of […]Read more
BMBF Project CarboBreak started
End of February 2019, the Sächsisches Textilforschungsinstitut e.V. (STFI) hosted the kick-off meeting of the BMBF CarboBreak project. The project is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) within the framework of the new funding measure “NanoCare 4.0 – application-safe material innovations”. The aim of the project is to improve the […]Read more
Measuring particle size distribution of nanoparticle enabled medicinal products
The JRC, in close collaboration with researchers from the French CEA, Swiss EMPA, US NCI-NCL and Irish Trinity College, has developed a common strategy for measuring the particle size distribution of nanomedicines. A quick preliminary step to assess sample integrity and stability by low resolution techniques is followed by the combination of complementary high resolution […]Read more
Simplynano.ch – New website now online!
Beginning of May 2019, the new website of the SimplyNano project www.simplynano.ch went online. The project offers interested teachers and partners a contact point for information and questions about SimplyNano, the experimental kits and related documents. The SimplyNano project was launched in 2012 by the SimplyScience Foundation and the Innovation Society with the creation […]Read more