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NanoIndEx Workshop 2016


NanoIndEx Workshop 2016 "Assessment of Personal Exposure to Airborne Nanomaterials"

The ERA-Net SIINN Project NanoIndEx is hosting its next workshop from 30. - 31. May 206 at the Federal Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (BAuA) in Berlin, Germany. The workshop will cover the newest findings concerning personal exposure assessment, including measurement and evaluation techniques. The number of participants will be strictly limited in order to ensure an efficient working atmosphere during the workshop.


WHEN: May 30th & 31st, 2016

WHERE: Federal Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (BAuA), Berlin, Germany

Registration: The workshop is free of charge and you can register via the NanoIndEx website www.nanoindex.eu.


Contact: Project Coordinator Dr. Christof Asbach, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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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.


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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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