- Search for over 300 nanomaterials on the EU market
- 3 July 2019
- The search uses REACH registrations, the cosmetic ingredients notification portal and the French and Belgian national inventories to make up the most comprehensive search for nanomaterials in the EU. It enables regulators to form a better view of available data and consumers to access chemical safety information.
- 18 July 2019 Help co-create nanotechnology for the health, energy and food sectors
GoNano, an EU funded Horizon 2020 project invites you to share your thoughts on the first suggestions for future nanotechnology applications in the health, energy and food sectors as part of its co-creation process.
- 4 July 2019 Evaluating the EU Observatory for Nanomaterials
Two years since its launch, the EUON has carried out a mid-term review to evaluate how it has met its objective of giving reliable information on the markets and safety aspects of nanomaterials in the EU. The findings show that the EUON is adding value to the EU debate on nanomaterials but more frequent and up-to-date information could strengthen it further.
- 11 April 2019 Open access to the JRC nanobiotechnology laboratory extended
The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) has opened a call to access the JRC Nanobiotechnology Laboratory for external researchers from the public and private sectors. The call is open until 7 June 2019.
- 28 February 2019 Research on the safety of nanomaterials: beyond Horizon 2020
The NanoSafety Cluster coordinates the funding of research projects at the European level that address the safety aspects of nanomaterials. Read an interview about the benefits and risks of new innovations with Eva Valsami-Jones, the lead coordinator of the cluster.
- 25 February 2019 New report clarifies concepts and terms of EU nanomaterial definition
The Joint Research Centre (JRC) published a report clarifying key concepts and terms used in the European Commission's nanomaterial definition. The report gives recommendations for a harmonised implementation of the definition.