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...

Young NanoScientists: Zahra Khodaparast, University of Aveiro

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. The latest participant in our rubric is Zahra Khodaparast who is working with Dr. Susana Loureiro at the University of Aveirois, Portugal. Learn more about Zahra's involveme...

NanoFASE at the Hands-on Workshop on Nanosafety Assessment

At the Hands-on Workshop on Nanosafety Assessment organized by the FP7 project eNanoMapper with FP7 and H2020 projects SUN, GuideNano and NanoFASE in Basel on 10/02/2016, Claus Svendsen (NERC, NanoFASE coordinator) co-chaired the session on exposure. Building on results from the past NanoFATE project, Claus, Ric...

Abstract submission for the ISES2016 Conference is now extended

Good news! If you haven’t already submitted your abstract for the 2016 annual conference for the International Society of Exposure Science there is still time do so as the deadline has been extended to the 27th March.   Joris Quik, our NanoFASE colleague from RIVM in the Netherland...

A Young Scientists Network is born

NanoFASE PhD candidates welcome young scientists currently active throughout the nanotech field!  ​ The aim of the Young_NanoScientists networking group is to promote cooperation and interactions between pre- and post-doctoral scientists, during FP7 or H2020 project lifetimes and beyond​. We welcome membe...