NanoFASE Industry Partners Give Us Feedback on the Clickable Framework

Our second Annual Project Meeting (Lancaster, Sept. 2017) benefitted from the active presence of our Industry Partners (see our Consortium webpage). A special session allowed these partners to present their contribution to NanoFASE research and also their expectations for the second half of the project. We sat down with r...

Accidents will happen…

NanoFASE is developing a state-of-the-art integrated framework for assessing environmental release, fate and exposure for engineered nano materials. In dialogue with our Regulatory, Industry and Academic stakeholders, WP1 centres on developing the realism and pertinence of the NanoFASE case studies. Says leader Alison Cro...

NanoFASE joins NanoSafety Cluster, EU, ECHA to foster data harmonisation and sharing

EUON, the EU Observatory for Nanomaterials Gets Boost from NanoSafety Cluster. Brussels, 18-19 October 2017 More than 40 people from academia, regulation, and industry, the European Commission (EC) and the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) gathered in Brussels with the NanoSafety Cluster (NSC) to identify how EU-funded...

New NanoFASE research: Sulfidation kinetics of copper oxide nanoparticles

Recently published in the peer reviewed journal Environmental Science: Nano, a new NanoFASE paper by researchers Alexander Gogos and Ralf Kägi, Eawag, Switzerland, and colleagues, looks at how fast copper oxide nanoparticles become sulfidized in wastewater treatment. "This paper features the first results from our in...

NanoFASE science features at ICEENN 2017

Next week’s 12th International Conference on the Environmental Effects of Nanoparticles and Nanomaterials (ICEENN 2017), will have a strong representation from the NanoFASE project. The conference, to be held 3-6 September at the University of Birmingham, UK, will include four invited speakers from the NanoFASE pro...

NanoFASE uses bespoke particles to address critical questions on fate of nanoparticles

As providers of nanomaterials, both industrial ones for real world relevance and bespoke synthesized NMs to allow more controlled experiments suitable for parameterization of the models, WP3 leaders Iseult Lynch and Marianne Matzke have an excellent overview of the project activities. As we approach the mid-point of the NanoF...

NanoFASE Newsletter 1, On the Way to Exposure Breakthroughs!

NanoFASE is preparing Fate and  Exposure models for you, to bring Environmental Exposure Assessment for Engineered Nanomaterials to the highest standard. Our first Newsletter ​is now available for download! We invite you ​ to read about our first year of work, meet our Young Nano...

Submit abstracts for the NanoImpact Conference

NanoImpact invites for abstract for oral and poster presentation submission for the project's Conference on Monte Verità in Southern Switzerland, March 12-17, 2017. The last 10 years saw an enormous growth in nanosafety funding and published research. Answers are now demanded whether these new materials re...

SimpleBox4.0 nano: first public release of the beta version

The first public release of SimpleBox4.0 nano (beta) is now available for download. The spreadsheet model and its documentation files are freely available for non-commercial use. These can be found on www.rivm.nl/simplebox.  Source: http://rivm.nl/en/Topics/S/Soil_and_water/SimpleBox  SimpleBox4.0-nano ...

NanoFASE & applied nanoSafety at IT 2016

From nanosafety research to operational tools for the nanotechnology industry Industrial Technologies 2016 (22-24.06.2016, Amsterdam) is the largest networking conference in the field of new production technologies, materials, nanotechnology, biotechnology and digitalisation in Europe, with more than 200 speakers and...

Young NanoScientists: Véronique Adam, EMPA

We asked our early stage researchers to tell us a bit about themselves and the work they will be conducting as part of the NanoFASE project. This week we feature Véronique Adam from EMPA, who is working with Bernd Nowack. Check out Véronique's profile to learn more about her work in NanoFASE and her rese...

Introducing the Young NanoScientists Network - a video

The group Young NanoScientists is an initiative that aims to foster collaboration and exchange of ideas between young aspiring researchers in the field of nanotechnology. We welcome members from across the NanoSafety cluster and beyond, all we require is your enthusiasm and interest in the relevant field.  Watch...