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3rd Joint Symposium on Nanotechnology

11. February 2019

From 09-10 April 2019, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft and the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment BfR are organizing their third Joint Symposium on Nanotechnology. This time, the event is hosted by the Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB in Stuttgart. The focal points of the symposium range from nanotechnology in medicine to applications in […]

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EFSA Stakeholder workshop on nanoscience and nanotechnology

1. February 2019

On April 1-2 2019, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) will be holding a stakeholder workshop in Parma, Italy on its Guidance on human and animal health aspects (Part 1) of the risk assessment of the application of nanoscience and nanotechnologies in the food and feed chain published in July 2018. Deadline for Registration is […]

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NanoToxClass Final Meeting, 14-15 Feb 2019

23. January 2019

The final meeting of the ERA-Net SINN NanoToxClass project will take place on the premises of the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) from 14-15 February 2019. During the two-day event, the scientists will present their findings on “Establishing a strategy for the grouping/classification of nanomaterials on the basis of toxicity and to support […]

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Companies to provide more information on nanomaterials

15. January 2019

ECHA/PR/18/16 A specific revision of the REACH information requirements for nanomaterials has now been adopted by the European Commission. The amendments clarify what information companies placing substances in nanoform on the market need to provide in their registration dossiers. The new rules apply as of 1 January 2020.   For more information see:   […]

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