Fact sheet ProSafe

Background and project objectives. The capitalisation of the innovative and economic potential of nanotechnology is hampered by the uncertainty regarding the Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) aspects of nanomaterials and – linked to that – the regulation of these aspects. A number of nanosafety projects try to limit these uncertainties …

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Fact sheet for national Funding Agencies and Regulation Authorities supporting Twinning of projects

Establishing collaboration between the national innovation funding agencies and regulation authorities. Introducing the “twinning approach” to such organisations for the integration of the Safe-by-Design concept to reduce uncertainties and risks of nanomaterials and products containing such materials. The final goal of the twinning of projects is the integration of Safe-by-Design …

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First press release

The capitalisation of the innovative and economic potential of nanotechnology is hampered by the uncertainty regarding the EHS aspects of nanomaterials and –linked to that- the regulation of these aspects. A number of nanosafety projects try to limit these uncertainties by developing methods for testing and assessing the effects and …

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Society for Risk Analysis Policy Forum “Risk Governance for Key Enabling Technologies” – Venice, Italy, March 1-3, 2017

  The continued development and growing opportunities for commercialization of key enabling technologies (e.g., nanotechnology, synthetic biology, biomaterials) raises fundamental environmental health and safety (EHS) challenges for regulators in various governments. Even though existing practices for risk assessment and management (RA&M) are applicable to these technologies, their implementation requires information …

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New tools and approaches for nanomaterial safety assessment – Malaga, Spain, February 7-9, 2017

Jointly organized by five major FP7 projects NANOSOLUTIONS, SUN, NanoMILE, GUIDEnano, and eNanoMapper, the conference aims at presenting the main results achieved in the course of the projects fostering a discussion about their impact in the nanosafety field and possibilities for future research programmes. Conference Topics: – Hazard assessment along …

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