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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GRACIOUS IMPACTS FORUM

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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EUROMAT 2021

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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NANOTEXNOLOGY 2021

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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NanoTox2021

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: http://www.cea.fr/cea-tech/pns/nanosafe/en

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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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ICEENN 2019

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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