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    Research regarding the impacts of nanoparticles on people and the environment is needed. The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research funds projects to fill knowledge gaps and to initiate measures to identify and minimize risk.

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    Basic information about nanomaterials for humans and the environment.


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NanoCity 2015

On 5th and 6th October 2015 De Rijtuigenloods in Amersfoort , the Netherlands will be home to the biggest buzz around the tiniest parts. This extraordinary venue will host NanoCity 2015, a two-day event on nanoscience and nanotechnology. It brings together scientists, industrial specialists, entrepreneurs and policymakers and is the follow-up to NanoCity 2014.

NanoCity is initiated by NanoNextNL, the innovation programme on nano and micro technology in the Netherlands, and open to anyone interested in nano. Find out what's happening at the front edge, Listen to keynotes and invited talks from internationally leading nanoscientists, Find out the latest developments at the Nano Demo booths, Enjoy a coffee and discuss posters with bright young scientists, make the match, boost your business.



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For more information on the event, programme and venue please visit http://www.nanocity2015.com/


WHEN: 05. - 06. October 2015

WHERE: De Rijtuigenloods, Terrein 'de Wagenwerkplaats', Piet Mondriaanplein 61, 3812 GZ Amersfoort, Netherlands

Registration: The NanoCity tour costs €125 per day, or €200 for both days (including VAT). Early Bird Discount is available until 1st September 2015. For the registration please use the online form via the following link http://www.nanocity2015.com/register



Current Research

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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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