1st Interprofessional Education Nano Training School

Event Date: 25th March 2019 - 29th March 2019
Venice, Italy


Cutting Edge Approaches for the Risk Assessment and Management of Nano-(bio)materials: From the Lab to the Market:  H2020 BIORIMA-GRACIOUS Training School

School Purpose

The Nano Training School, co-organised within the EU funded Horizon 2020 projects BIORIMA and GRACIOUS, will take place in the historic center of Venice, Italy, on 25th – 29th March 2019. The school aims to transfer State-of-the-Art knowledge on a variety of topics from key experts to the new generation of nano-environmental, health and safety, and biomedicine professionals, using interprofessional education in hands-on sessions.

Become part of an interactive, exciting week and enrich your knowledge by developing multidisciplinary expertise!

Who should attend?

  • Early stage researchers
  • PhD students and Post Docs
  • Senior researchers
  • Industry
  • Governmental Agencies
  • Medical Personnel
  • Anyone interested in Safe Nanotechnology, Risk Assessment and Nano-Medicine

School Topics

  • Advanced Nano-(bio)materials’ Fate & Exposure Scenarios
  • Hazard to Human Health & Environment
  • Risk Assessment & Risk Management
  • Modelling, Grouping and Read Across Approaches
  • Translational Nanomedicine in Cancer Therapies

School Location

The training school will take place in Venice (Italy), with the school programme taking place in the historic Auditorium Santa Margherita, which is located in the heart of the city.

School registration 

The School is free of charge.  Due to the high interest in the school the call for registrations will be postponed until the Organising Team make the necessary arrangements to increase the number of accepted participants. 

The number of attendeesto be accepted is limited to 60. 

Registration Deadline: 25 February 2019.

School certificates

Each participant will be given a Certificate of attendance on successful completion of the school.

Scientific Committee

Lang Tran, Institute of Occupational Medicine (Edinburgh, UK)

Danail Hristozov, GreenDecision (Venice,IT)

Antonio Marcomini, University Ca' Foscari (Venice, IT)

Marco Monopoli, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (Dublin, IE)

HelinorJohnston, Heriot-Watt University (Edinburgh, UK)

Andrea Haase, German Federal Institutefor Risk Assessment (Berlin, DE)

Organising  Committee

Stella Stoycheva, Yordas Group (Lancaster, UK)

Susanne Resch, BioNanoNet Forschungsgesellschaft (Graz, AT)

Lisa Pizzol, GreenDecision (Venice, IT)

Judith Friesl, Yordas Group (Lancaster, UK)

Paola Basso, GreenDecision (Venice, IT)

Hildegard Luhmann, European Research Services (Münster, DE)

Lisa Bregoli, Warrant Group S.r.l. (Casalecchio di Reno, IT)


Scientific enquiries:

Danail Hristozov, GreenDecision (Italy) |danail.hristozov@greendecision.eu

Stella Stoycheva, Yordas Group (UK) | s.stoycheva@yordasgroup.com

Susanne Resch, BioNanoNet (Austria) | susanne.resch@bionanonet.at

Logistics, local support and administration:

Paola Basso, GreenDecision (Italy) | management@greendecision.eu




The projects have received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 760928 and 760840.