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NSC Newsletter 03/2014

The NanoSafetyCluster has recently published its 3rd newsletter, which outlines recent NSC news, working group reports, resources, up-coming events and research opportunities. Main topics include the upcoming NanoSafety Forum for Young Scientists to be held in Syracuse, Sicily in October this year, Launch of the NanoSafety Cluster Compendium 2014 and News from running and recently started projects.


The complete newsletter (PDF, 3.6 MB) is available for download via http://www.nanosafetycluster.eu/uploads/files/NSC_Newsletter/NanoSafety_Cluster_Newsletter_Jun2014.pdf


The NSC Newsletter link is sent out quarterly to over 70,000 people, targeting all NSC project partners and relevant stakeholder groups across the globe, including researchers, industrialists, policy-makers, regulatory and standardisation bodies, SMEs and NGOs, and the wider general public. Suggestions for content and any feedback can be sent via E-Mail to Lesley Tobin (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).


You can directly subscribe the NSC newsletter via the following link http://www.nanosafetycluster.eu/home/subscribe-to-newsletter.html



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Information on the sponsorship programmes of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research on nanotechnologies for humans and the environment.


Knowledge Base

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A database with important and generally understandable aspects on health and environment of applied nanomaterials as well as facts on the safety of manufactured nanomaterials.


Nano Basics

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The chapters on release, exposure, uptake and behavior of nanomaterials in the human body and in the environment as well as the risk assessment will give you a first overview.



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