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NanoCarbon Annual Conference 2021




Nanosafety Training School – From Basic Science to Risk Governance

Ironoxide carbohydrate nanoparticles for iron deficiency – DaNa publishes new cross-cutting article

February 25, 2019

The application of metallic nanoparticles is being widely investigated for various nanomedicines. Especially in novel diagnostic and therapeutic tools they have a high potential. How can ironoxide carbohydrate nanoparticles help against iron deficiency? What kind of Nanomedicin with iron is available and what kind of effects have been observed? The recently published DaNa-article “Ironoxide carbohydrate […]

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New review on safety of graphene & related materials published

February 12, 2019

End of January 2019, members of the Graphene flagship published a review on safety assessment of graphene-based materials in the journal ACS Nano. The publication gives a comprehensive overview of all aspects of graphene health and environmental impact, focussing on the potential interactions of graphene-based materials with key target organs including immune system, skin, lungs, […]

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3rd Joint Symposium on Nanotechnology

February 11, 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

February 1, 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

January 23, 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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