Bioceramics 32 - The 32nd Symposium and Annual Meeting of ISCM

Event Date: 20th September 2022

The International Society for Ceramics in Medicine (ISCM) invites you to attend Bioceramics 32, the 32nd Symposium and Annual Meeting of ISCM, on September 20-23, 2022. Bioceramics32 will be held in Mestre, just at the border of Venice, worldwide known for its unique historical relevance and for the incomparable architecture and magical scenery dominated by canals, waterways, and magnificent palaces making Venice one of the major centre of the Renaissance. The conference, hosting material scientists, industrial and clinicians form all over the world, offers a unique opportunity to participate to a highly trans-disciplinary event covering the development and application of ceramic-based systems. The mission of the conference is to highlight the key role of ceramic-based biomaterials in fostering new sectors of medicine, particularly for tissue regeneration, nanomedicine for theranostics, and new emerging topics including “Antibacterial Materials”, “Nanosafety”, “Skin Care” and “Circular Economy” “Relay race” Symposia will be particularly dedicated to presentations showing the “passing of the torch” from material scientists to clinicians, to highlight advances and successes in technology transfer “from the bench to the bed”. Special Sessions will be dedicated to aspects critical in the translation of bioceramics to clinics and market such as: Regulatory Aspects & Certification, and Tech Transfer: overcoming the “Valley of Death”. Additional Special Events are proposed to the kind attention of the participants: Research Ideas for the market: Competition of Innovative ideas in the field of ceramics for medicine, and related issues on biotechnology and biomedicine. This Competition aims to encourage talent Young Researchers towards “research ideas at the frontiers of Knowledge” and/or to identify collaborative routes with business and local communities on innovative projects dealing with materials for medicine. Some special workshops organized by Companies dealing with Materials in Medicine; Young Researcher Competition dedicated to PhD students and early stage Post-docs: Best oral lecture, Best poster. Round Table on Infections at the end of the specifically dedicated Session. The Abstract submission is open until March 28, 2022. More information and registration HERE:

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NanoInnovation Conference 2022

Event Date: 19th September 2022

NanoInnovation 2022 will be focused on innovation and technology transfer, with a particular relevance on some of the main themes foreseen in the PNRR (Piano Nazionale di Ripresa e Resilienza), dedicating specific moments of discussion and dialogue. The event represents the national meeting place for the wide and multidisciplinary community involved in the development of nanotechnologies and their integration with other key enabling technologies (KETs), in all application fields. The event is designed to inform all interested players: Researchers, technologists, managers, entrepreneurs and investors can share their experiences, opinions and expectations about the role of nanotechnologies for future innovations Professionals and business operators can better understand how to take advantage from the use and application of nano-related products. Young researchers, PhDs and students can gather latest insights on scientific and technical developments in nanotechnologies Media and the public can have an overview of concrete and up-to-date applications of nanotechnologies The 2022 event will be based on the well-established tradition of co-organizers and partners sharing the coordination of technical thematic symposia, workshops, schools, joint events, trainings and further interesting initiatives. 19-23 September 2022 in Rome in the traditional venue of the Renaissance Cloister by Sangallo at the Faculty of Civil and Industrial Engineering of “Sapienza” University of Rome in Via Eudossiana 18. More information and registration HERE:

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Event Date: 2nd July 2022

We are pleased to invite you to NANOTEXNOLOGY 2022, 2 - 9 July 2022, Thessaloniki, Greece NANOTEXNOLOGY is the largest technology, networking and matchmaking annual event in Europe and it includes the premier and Internationally established events. We will have a full week of programme, with the NanoExplore Conference taking place on the 8th July 2022. We also have an exhibition booth showcasing the NanoExploreR in addtion to that we will have workshops during the Summerschool on the 9th of July. NanoExplore Conference: Date: 8th July 2022 Summer School: Date: 9th July 2022 To find out more about NANOTEXNOLOGY Conference, go HERE:

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“Nano-week” & NanoCommons Final Conference

Event Date: 20th June 2022

NanoCommons, in collaboration with the EU NanoSafety Cluster projects, organises the “Nano-week” and NanoCommons Final Conference, in Limassol, Cyprus. The theme of the conference is “Evolution of Nanosafety and materials sustainability as we transition into Horizon Europe”. The conference and associated events (e.g., Young NanoSafety Researchers event, Training events, EU-US CoRs meeting, NanoInChi meeting, NSC meeting) will take place between 20-24 June 2022. More information and registration HERE:

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The 7th ed. of Nanotech France 2022 Int. Conference and Exhibition

Event Date: 15th June 2022

Following the success of the last Nanotech France and joint events editions held annually in Paris, France, and after the interesting virtual edition organised last June 2021 due to the sanitary situation, it is our great pleasure to announce the 7th edition of Nanotech France 2022 , NanoMatEn 2022 and NanoMetrology 2022 joint events to run from 15 to 17 June 2022 in Paris, France. These joint conferences offer different topic categories that address research across diverse fields related to nanotechnology and nanoscience from the theoretical to the applied. Important deadlines: • Abstract Submission Deadline: 14 January, 2022 • Conference Registration Deadline: 25 March 2022 • Journal papers submission Deadline: 22 July, 2022 More information and registration HERE:

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2022 Spring Meeting of the European Materials Research Society (E-MRS)

Event Date: 30th May 2022

lt is with great pleasure that we announce the 2022 Spring Meeting of the European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) to be held as a VIRTUAL Conference from May 30 to June 3, 2022. The conference will consist of parallel symposia with invited speakers, oral and poster presentations assorted by three plenary sessions and two workshops to provide an international forum for discussing recent advances in the field of materials science. The high quality scientific program will address different topics organized into 21 symposia arranged in 5 clusters covering the fields of Nanoelectronic materials and devices; Energy materials; Functional materials; Methods; Bio- and soft materials. The latest scientific results will be presented and authors are invited to submit papers in the selected journals that fit the scope of each symposium. The focus of the scientific program will be both on fundamental investigations and technological applications, providing an international forum for discussing recent advances related to the different aspects to be considered to promote innovation. Please note the deadline for abstract submission is set for January 19, 2022. This will be an exciting event which should not be missed! We look forward to your active contribution and participation in the conference. More information and registration HERE:

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The 2022 SAF€RA symposium

Event Date: 19th May 2022

SAF€RA will be organizing its 2022 symposium titled Safety in the new economy and energy transition on May 19 and 20 in Rome, Italy. (Note that the symposium has been postponed from its initially planned date in March 2022 due to Covid restrictions.) Dates: lunchtime on Thursday May 19th 2022 to lunchtime on Friday May 20th Location: central Rome, kindly hosted by Inail. The symposium will either be hosted in Inail’s historical premises on Via IV Novembre (near the Forum), if refurbishment works are completed, or at premises on Piazza Pastore in Rome. Preliminary programme (PDF) Registration will be opened in January. Participation is free (except for the social event) but registration is mandatory. Remote participation in the event will be possible. What to look forward to? Presentation of cutting edge research on industrial safety from SAF€RA-funded projects Keynote presentations on risks related to hydrogen as an energy carrier in the green economy A forum discussion on risks and benefits of platform work (the “gig economy”) A brokerage event for researchers interested in finding partners for SAF€RA’s 2022 joint call The symposium will be followed on Friday afternoon by a meeting of SAF€RA partners (reseved for members of the the partnership). More information and registration HERE:

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SETAC Europe 32nd Annual Meeting

Event Date: 15th May 2022

​​ The SETAC Europe 32nd Annual Meeting is held as a fully-fledged in-person meeting where you can benefit from onsite presentation sessions, topical discussions, keynote lectures, poster socials, satellite meetings and exhibitor & networking events. Moreover, having incorporated the best of what we learned from our virtual meetings, remote participation and presentation are also possible. Online features are limited to: - Sharing your research by making a pre-recorded presentation available on-demand - Interacting with other virtual and onsite participants through chat features linked to your presentation file - Joining selected topical discussion sessions and keynote lectures via the live streaming programme Read more HERE​.

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CLINAM Summit 2022

Event Date: 2nd May 2022

The summit will be streamline and in debate rooms with verbal communication. Make your chance to get an oral presentation and send your application as soon as possible (All Submission conditions are on Page 15 of the programme). More information here: Registration here:

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2nd Safe and Sustainable by Design Stakeholder Workshop

Event Date: 22nd March 2022

The 2nd Safe and Sustainable by Design Stakeholder Workshop will take place on 22 March 2022. It will be a full day meeting online. The aim will be to present the draft methodology to define SSbD criteria for chemicals and materials. In order to allow you to prepare for the workshop, draft documents will be circulated via this SSbD stakeholder list by 14 March 2022. There will be a deadline to provide written comments after the workshop until 4 April 2022. At this stage, we would like to ask you to express your interest in participating in the event by replying to by 21 January 2022 close of business. Depending on the number of responses, we might have to select one or two (maximum) representatives per organization. This would allow a balanced representation of stakeholders and a better management of the discussions. The agenda and connection details will be circulated in due time. For further clarifications please write to More information and registration here:

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BioNanoNet General Assembly & BNN Networking & SusChem-AT Event

Event Date: 10th March 2022

We are planning to have the BioNanoNet General Assembly & BNN Networking & SusChem-AT Event with the title “Sustainability in science, research and development: challenges and opportunities” ON-SITE on 10th of March, of course subject to the current Covid-19-rules [exemption: the BioNanoNet General Assembly will be held in hybrid format]. With this, we want to take a step forward towards the “new normality of physical meetings”, thus providing planning security for our participants. Limited seats available – please register as soon as possible. More information and registration HERE:

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SABYDOMA: interactive workshop to present different visions and definitions of SSbD from the point of view of different stakeholders

Event Date: 18th February 2022

SABYDOMA (, is organising an interactive workshop to present different visions and definitions of SSbD from the point of view of different stakeholders, such as: Academia, Industry, EU Institutions, Standardization and Regulatory bodies, and NGOs. More information and registration here:

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NanoSafety Cluster: Ethic Impacts Assessment Tool

Event Date: 18th November 2021

Ethical Impacts Assessment (EIA) targets nanomaterials applied to improve properties of components of dental materials and dental hygiene products. The dental materials include composites, adhesive systems, impression materials and dental implants. The dental hygiene products include toothpaste, toothbrushes, and mouth rinse. In literature, innovative applications of nanotechnology in nanobiosensors for detecting oral cancer and nano-drug delivery are also mentioned. Identified ethical issues are health related, liberty and sustainable development (instead of environmental). A small-scale EIA was performed by Ineke Malsch. On this case study the freely available EIA tool ( will be applied and its functionality presented. Attendees will be able to get hands-on experience during this 1.5 h workshop/hackathon. Feel free to join and please do not forget to register HERE:

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Safe by Design of nanomaterials in industrial production processes

Event Date: 24th September 2021

The symposia will highlight practical approaches for risk prevention and safety management in laboratories and production sites using nanomaterials, on the basis of a Safe by Design (SbD) approach, integrating safety since the early stages of product and process development. SbD is a cornerstone of current and future R&I policies in Europe for the development, production, and use of chemicals, materials, and products. As set in the recent EU Chemical Strategy for Sustainability, specific SbD and sustainability criteria will be developed and used to facilitate access of safe innovations to funding opportunities and to the market.

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Event Date: 13th September 2021

H2020 GRACIOUS is coming to its end in September 2021 after 3 and a half years of intensive work aimed at reaching the ambitious goal to develop a highly innovative science-based Framework designed to enable practical application of grouping, leading to read-across and classification of nanomaterials/nanoforms. We invite stakeholders from regulation, academia, industry and the general public to join us on 13-15 September for our final online Forum where we will showcase our key results, train our stakeholders (especially SMEs) on the GRACIOUS tools and approaches and discuss the how our R&I activities can positively impact your every-day work and life.

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Event Date: 12th September 2021

In the framework of EUROMAT 2021 conference, which will take place on 12 - 16 September 2021 in Graz, Austria , a Special Session entitled "D4: Characterization of 1D and 2D materials", will be organized by Prof. Costas Charitidis (National Technical University of Athens, Greece).

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PATROLS public workshop 2021

Event Date: 6th September 2021

Accurate effective dose assessment in vitro using PATROLS DosiGUI - A practical hands-on session for learning how to use an interactive software tool developed in PATROLS. DosiGUI can be used to determine effective nanomaterial dose metrics as a function of in vitro geometry, time, nanomaterial characteristics and the administered dose. The software and files will be made available to participants so they can download and install the GUI and particle characteristic datasets before the workshop.

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Event Date: 3rd July 2021

NANOTEXNOLOGY 2021 - International Exhibition and Conference on Nanotechnologies & Organic Electronics, is a large Nanotechnology Exhibition that will unite innovators from Academia, Research Institutes and Industry to bring Nanotechnology from lab to market. NANOTEXNOLOGY explores the opportunities in the emerging fields of Nanotechnologies & Organic Electronics and it includes a powerful community that brings together over 2,000 researchers, scientists, engineers, business and technical professionals to promote research and industrial collaborations and technology transfer by networking and matchmaking. Find out more here

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Nanomed Europe 2021

Event Date: 29th June 2021

Nanomed Europe 2021 is the merge of the 16th annual event of the ETPN & the European scientific conference ENM. After the great success of NME19 held in Braga, Portugal in 2019, NME21 is co-organized by the ETPN and Empa, the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology.

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GRACIOUS approach to Quality Assessment of Nanosafety Data

Event Date: 28th June 2021

Using high quality data is essential for performing robust risk assessment of chemical substances, including engineered nanomaterials (NMs) but quality assessment information is currently not available for most of the available nanosafety datasets. To address this issue, the EU H2020 project GRACIOUS proposed a methodology to facilitate the evaluation of quality and completeness for sets of NM physicochemical and(eco)toxicological data based on established criteria: i.e., completeness, reliability, relevance and adequacy. Join us on 28 June to discuss our approach!

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Nanotech France 2021

Event Date: 23rd June 2021

Nanotech France 2021, the 6th edition of the international conference and exhibition, brings together leading scientists, researchers, engineers, practitioners, technology developers and policy makers in nanotechnology to exchange information on their latest research progress and innovation. Participants from the top international academic, government and private industry labs of different disciplines participate in Nanotech France 2021 to identify new technology trends, development tools, product opportunities, R&D collaborations, and commercialization partners. It is an excellent event for students to meet and discuss with lead researchers. The conference provides an unprecedented opportunity to discover innovation in the area of nanotechnology and new business opportunities. It is among the most important events in terms of international regulatory policies and it is open to the participation of private companies.

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Nanosafety Training School: From Basic Science To Risk Governance

Event Date: 21st June 2021

This year the Venice Nano Training School celebrates its 10th anniversary. The school will feature keynote speeches and hands-on sessions aimed 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.

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1st Stakeholder Workshop of the BMBF-project InnoMat.Life

Event Date: 14th June 2021

This workshop is addressed to stakeholders from policy, science, industry and NGOs who are dealing with regulatory implications of innovative materials in the context of chemical safety. InnoMat.Life will present the interim results of the project to seek stakeholder’s input for the last project year

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EuroNanoForum 2021

Event Date: 5th May 2021

The EuroNanoForum 2021 conference will address the role of nano-enabled technologies and industries in the transformation towards EU prosperity. The event will bring forward the role of R&I, as well as the opportunities offered by EU’s next Framework Programme; Horizon Europe.

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SETAC Europe 2021

Event Date: 3rd May 2021

The SETAC Europe 2021 Annual Meeting will bring together scientists from various disciplines in Academia, Business, Government and NGOs to share, debate, discuss, disseminate and facilitate the re-use of their most recent scientific knowledge.

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Event Date: 20th April 2021

Gracious, Biorima and Patrols will host NanoTox2021, the 10th International Conference on Nanotoxicology.

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Food Toxicology Conference 2021- Opportunities and Challenges for safe use of nanomaterials in food

Event Date: 26th January 2021

Food Toxicology Conference 2021 is a scientific meeting where key opinion leaders and global stakeholders from government, industry and academia convene to share and discuss the latest developments, challenges, and opportunities in the safe use of nanomaterials in food. This conference is jointly organised by the Singapore Food Agency (SFA), the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), the International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) and the Nanyang Technological University (NTU).

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Nanosafe Digital Conference

Event Date: 16th November 2020

Due to the current COVID pandemic and the restrictions imposed by the UK and Scottish Governments on face to face meetings, the NanoTox 2021 Organising Committee has taken the difficult decision to move the conference to a Virtual Conference to ensure the safety of our attendees and invited speakers. This event will share the latest R&D results on environmental, health and safety issues related to nanomaterials and beyond. More information on this event can be found her:

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Knowledge Exchange Conference

Event Date: 2nd November 2020

The second REFINE Knowledge Exchange Conference has been organised for the 2nd and 3rd November. The conference will take place online in 4 Digital sessions.

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GRACIOUS Stakeholder Workshop @ NIA's Annual Symposium 2020

Event Date: 21st October 2020

Gracious will hold a Stakeholder Workshop at this year's NIA Symposium. Stakeholders can learn more about the latest developments of the framework for grouping nanomaterials for risk assessment, read-across, ask questions, provide feedback and sign up to test the Framework.

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2020 NanoEHS COR Workshop

Event Date: 16th September 2020

The U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) and European Commission have organized the ninth annual meeting of the nanoEHS Communities of Research (CORs) as a virtual workshop on September 16-17, 2020.

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The GRACIOUS Framework for Grouping, Read Across and Classification of Nanomaterials and Nanoforms

Event Date: 19th February 2020

Many variations of a single substance can exist, with differences in size, morphology and surface characteristics. Depending on the size, some variations have to be reported and regulated as nanomaterials. Financial and ethical considerations mean that safety testing of each variation for their potential adverse effects is virtually impossible. For these reasons, improved ways to obtain safety information are needed for a successful and sustainable nanomaterials sector. The Horizon2020 project GRACIOUS develops a highly innovative science-based framework to enable practical application of Grouping, leading to Read Across and classification of nanomaterials and nanoforms. Want to learn more on how to do grouping? Join us for this informative webinar.

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Europe That Protects: Safeguarding Our Planet, Safeguarding Our Health

Event Date: 3rd December 2019

The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) and the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, in collaboration with the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), are co-organizing a conference 'Europe That Protects: Safeguarding Our Planet, Safeguarding Our Health' on 3-4 December 2019 at Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare in Helsinki, Finland.

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EU NanoSafety Cluster Week 2019

Event Date: 7th October 2019

The NanoSafety Cluster will be hosting a week of 'Building confidence in risk assessment and governance of nanomaterials innovation' between 7-10 October at Copenhagen, Denmark. The four-day event will start with the caLIBRAte final workshop (1 day), followed by a Nanoasafety Cluster Scientific Conference (2 days) and then closed by NanoSafety Cluster business with an open NSC meeting (1 day).

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IPTC 2019

Event Date: 11th September 2019

The IPTC series of conferences brings together experts on particle toxicology. This year is its 12th International Particle Toxicology Conference, which will be held at Salzburg, Austria between 11-13 September 2019. A focus of the meeting will be the challenges to translate knowledge derived from particle safety research into regulation and legislation. The first IPTC in Austria will contribute to developing solutions for the benefit of workers, consumers, patients and the environment.

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1st International Young Scientist Forum (IYSF 2019)

Event Date: 9th September 2019

The 1st International Young Scientist Forum will be organised as a satellite event of the International Particle Toxicology Conference (IPTC) and will take place in Salzburg, Austria on 9th and 10th September 2019. The event is an open forum specifically dedicated for young investigators working in all fields in the broader area of particle and fibre toxicology.

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Eurotox 2019

Event Date: 8th September 2019

The Finnish Society of Toxicology (FST) will be hosting the congress EUROTOX 2019 at Finlandia Hall, Helsinki between 8 -11 September. The congress programme includes a variety of topics dealing with new and emerging technologies, personalised medicine, epidemiology of exposure to chemicals, climate change and the modifying effects of the arctic environment.

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Event Date: 1st September 2019

The 14th International Conference on Environmental Effects of Nanoparticles and Nanomaterials (ICEENN 2019) will be held at the University of Vienna between 1st to 4th September this year. The event is a leading international conference on environmental nanoscience and invites researchers, industry and regulators.

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Early Career Researcher's Meeting 2019 (ECRM) 2019

Event Date: 25th July 2019

For the fifth consecutive year, British Society for NanoMedicine will be holding the Early Career Researcher's Meeting. The event is aimed at young researchers of all levels, including postgraduate, post doctoral or early stage fellows and lecturers.

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Nanotech France2019

Event Date: 26th June 2019

Nanotech France 2019, the 5th edition of the international conference and exhibition, brings together leading scientists, researchers, engineers, practitioners, technology developers and policy makers in nanotechnology to exchange information on their latest research progress and innovation.

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EuroNanoForum 2019 (ENF2019)

Event Date: 12th June 2019

EuroNanoForum 2019 will take place on June 12-14, 2019 at Palace of Parliament, Bucharest, Romania. The event will consist of research and innovation-oriented sessions aiming at promoting synergies between stakeholders and topics for increased EU innovation and economic growth.

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3rd Joint Symposium on Nanotechnology

Event Date: 9th April 2019

The Fraunhofer Alliance Food, the Fraunhofer Alliance on Nanotechnology, and the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment BfR are holding their third Joint Symposium on Nanotechnology on 9th April to 10th April at Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB in Stuttgart, Germany.

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1st Interprofessional Education Nano Training School

Event Date: 25th March 2019

The Training School, co-organized within the EU funded Horizon 2020 projects BIORIMA , GRACIOUS and NanoInformaTIX will take place in the historic centre of Venice, Italy on 25-29 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.

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Webinar: A change is REACHed for nanomaterials

Event Date: 21st February 2019

In December 2018, the long-awaited update to REACH intended to more explicitly account for nanomaterials formally entered the statute book. Yordas Group and the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre will be hosting a webinar that will summarise these updates to REACH. The presentation discusses how nanomaterials are covered in the EU with an emphasis on new developments.

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ECHA's Nanomaterials Expert Group

Event Date: 6th November 2018

Eric Bleeker of RIVM will be presenting the Gracious framework during the Nanomaterials Expert Group Meeting, which is hosted by ECHA on 6-7 November in Helsinki.

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Materials Ontology Workshop

Event Date: 29th June 2018

This one-day workshop, run by the Council of European Materials Modellers (EMMC) is to kick-start a bottom-up group of experts interested in "materials informatics" more particular in ontologies.

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