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On 18.09.2018 at 2pm, the Nanotox2018 will start with an "Opening Ceremony" at the Dorint Kongresshotel in Neuss (close to Duesseldorf), Germany


You will expect 3.5 days with exciting lectures by well-known speakers (see http://nanotox2018.org/Programme.html) and numerous posters.


Registration at a reduced price and the submission of last-minute posters is still possible.



Important dates:

  • Deadline for Last Minute Poster Submissions 29 June 2018
    Deadline of Early Bird Registration 20 July 2018
    Deadline for appearance in the list of participants 31 August 2018


For further information about the conference, the detailed program and the registration see here.


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The chapters on release, exposure, uptake and behavior of nanomaterials in the human body and in the environment as well as the risk assessment will give you a first overview.


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