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Recommendations from the Danish Work Environment Council

May 2015 the Danish Work Environment Council recommended a number of occupational health and safety policy initiatives regarding engineered nanomaterials in the Work environment, which should be implemented by various occupational health and safety operators in order to translate knowledge … Continue reading

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From nano risk management to innovation governance

2-3 March 2017 the EU-funded project caLIBRAte runs a stakeholder dialogue workshop in Venice, Italy. Title From nano risk management to innovation governance: Developing state of the art, reliable and trustable, governance models and tools for nanomaterials Place Cultural Center … Continue reading

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Day meeting on regulation of nanomaterials in the EU

At the meeting, researchers from the research NANoREG present and discuss possible solutions to identify and risk assess nanomaterials in a regulatory context. The meeting will be held in English. Read more about the meeting and see the program. You can … Continue reading

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NIVA course: Safety and Risks of Engineered Nanomaterials (ENM)

Engineered nanomaterials offer enormous potential in many areas of technology. The safety of ENM is the key to the success of the industry, because without customers’ confidence, nanotechnology has no future. Main topics Characteristics of ENM Exposure to ENM Health … Continue reading

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Nanotech France 2016

Nanotech France 2016 The largest European Event in Nanoscience & Nanotechnology will be held in Paris, France from the 1st to 3rd June 2016. It’s expected that the event gathers more than 800 participants from academia, industry, investment companies, etc. … Continue reading

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Working Safely with Nanomaterials in Construction – webinar

Webinar Wednesday, Septeber 23rd at 2:00pm Presented by: Bruce Lippy, Director, Safety Research at CPWR and Gavin West, Research Analyst at CPWR This 20-minute webinar followed by a Q&A session will cover CPWR’s research efforts to identify nanomaterials used in … Continue reading

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NANOSAFE Conference 2014

Oral presentations from the NANOSAFE Conference 2014 are now available on the website.

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ECHA forced to “run before they can walk”

The European Chemicals Agency, ECHA, is forced to “run before they can walk.” There is an urgent need to define the methods and technical guidance for identifying, characterizing and assessing the risks of nanomaterials. This was the conclusion that came … Continue reading

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NIVA course on Engineered Nanomaterial

10 – 12 November 2014 NIVA Education is hosting the course ‘Safety and Risks of Engineered Nanomaterial (ENM)’, at Copenhagen Island Hotel, Copenhagen, Denmark You can read more about the course and register at the NIVA webpage Deadline for registration: … Continue reading

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Carbon nanotubes subject for visit from Japan

November 2013 Professor Shuji Tsuruoka, Shinshu University in Nagano, Japan, visited The National Research Centre for the Working Environment in Copenhagen, Denmark to discuss ongoing research. During his visit he gave a lecture on the physic-chemical properties of carbon nanotubes … Continue reading

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