Small Company, Large Impact: Promethean Particles at CHEMUK 2019 Expo

Earlier this month, Promethean Particles Ltd. exhibited at the CHEMUK 2019 Expo in Harrogate, UK. The 2-day event -the first year of its running – took place on the 1st and 2nd of May and saw over 2,100 visitors attend the tradeshow; this was on top of the 360 exhibitors present from 170 different companies. Promethean&...

Science Highlights from the NanoFASE Consortium Meeting - Malta 2019

Reported by Dr Richard Cross (NERC CEH) In March 2019, H2020 NanoFASE researchers came together in Malta for the 42nd Month Consortium Meeting of our four-year project "Nanomaterial Fate and Speciation in the Environment". We identified scientific advances and set targets for our final months.  Read our two-...

NanoFASE presented at the Mexico – European Union Workshop in Nanosafety

On  22 ‐ 24 January 2019 a workshop was held at Centro de Nanociencias y Nanotecnologia (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México) to establish a stronger connection between the Mexican and European research and innovation communities as they bring scientific information to risk a...

The Winter 2019 NanoSafety Cluster Newsletter is now out!

In the fourteenth issue of our favorite NanoSafety Cluster Newsletter we take up 3 whole pages (8-10!) with NanoFASE's exiting news and updates. Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy these and many other news from member projects and initiatives. Also, read about REACH: Closing the gap for nanomaterials - Commissio...

NanoFASE at ECHA NMEG Expert meeting on REACH Annexes

In November 2018 NanoFASE’s modelling leader Steve Lofts and coordinator Claus Svendsen (NERC) flew in to Helsinki (directly from the NANOSAFE, NSC and the EPPN-NSC i2L joint Workshop on Safety Aspects in Pilot Lines in Grenoble). They joined NanoFASE water/sediments leader Frank von den Kammer (UNIVIE) to provide input to...

When small is BIG

One of the nicest things that ever happened to NanoFASE was the 8 minutes of unmitigated praise received in March 2018 from Georgios Katalagarianakis, the incomparable EU officer who shaped and drove so many nanosafety projects. When he retired recently and Cluster members created the ‘Book of George’, NanoFASE contr...

A tale of two synchrotrons

Drs Elma Lahive, Amaia Green Etxabe and Sam Harrison (NERC Centre for Ecology & Hydrology) A key aim of the NanoFASE project is to study the effect of plant–soil interactions on the environmental fate and biotic uptake of nanomaterials from soils into plants and animals, providing information on important proces...

NanoSafety Cluser Newsletter, Issue 13: A good read for your cozy autumn days

The latest NanoSafety Cluster Newsletter issue is now out and it will give you a great read for those rainy autumn afternoons. A good deal of nanosafety-related positive project news can lift anyone's mood! Alongside many other projects, from NanoFASE you will hear about our participation at the ICEENN 2018, as well ...

NanoFASE at ICEENN 2018

The NanoFASE project played a prominent role at the 13th International Conference on the Environmental Effects of Nanoparticles and Nanomaterials (ICEENN 2018, Duke University, North Carolina) which was organised by the Center for the Environmental Implications of NanoTechnology (CIENT). Claus Svendsen (NERC), coordinator for...

Centralizing and integrating data with the NIKC database - Joint NanoFASE, NanoCommons and ACENano meeting with CIENT; pilot deposits of NanoFASE mesocosm data.

Representatives from the NanoSafety Cluster projects NanoFASE, Gracious, NanoCommons and ACEnano  recently met those from the CEINT NanoInformatics Knowledge Commons (NIKC) initiative. The NIKC is a custom cyberinfrastructure consisting of a data repository and associated analytical tools developed to visualize and interrog...

NSC Newsletter for Summer 2018 is Out!

Find the latest project news and events under ‘Focus on NanoFASE’ Well, the World Cup and Wimbledon might be over now, but worry not, as the most 'newsy' Nanosafety Cluster Newsletter promises to entertain those curious to know some of the latest development in nanoscience. Alongside with new ...

NanoFASE- The Mesocosm Experiments Video is Out! Watch-Share-Enjoy!

One of the key challenges for the NanoFASE project is linking simple and robust  laboratory-based techniques and protocols to what is likely to happen in the complex systems in our environment. NanoFASE WP9 on Bioavailability, bioaccumulation and food chain transport bridges this gap with mesocosm experiments that simulate ...

NanoFASE participation in SETAC Rome

NanoFASE took the road to Rome for the 28th annual meeting of SETAC Europe, presenting papers and posters, chairing sessions and offering a workshop. For Claus Svendsen, NanoFASE project coordinator, "The SETAC conference is one of the most important opportunities in the year to talk with our peers and end users whose wo...