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On July 7 2016, the CoPilot project partners give an insight view of the many new functionalization and applications of tailored nanoparticles in the workshop "The Nanoparticle Kitchen - particles und functions à la carte", taking place in Wuerzburg, Germany. Join the Fraunhofer ISC's lab tour of the "Nanoparticle Kitchen", listen to the presentations of research institutes, project executing organizations and industry and discuss your ideas with experts. Nanoparticles offer many options for today's and tomorrow's products.


More Information about CoPilot: www.h2020copilot.eu


Workshop program

7th July 2016

Fraunhofer ISC

Neunerplatz 2

97082 Würzburg (Germany)


9:30 Admission

10:00 Welcome Coffee and Introduction

10:15 Walk and Talk: The Nanoparticle Kitchen in Action – Labtour

11:00 World Café – Industry Needs and Ideas (please fill in 2 options in the registration form below)

• Safety and Product Liability

• Trends in Application

• Trends in Nanocomposite Production Technology

• Basic Requirements for NP Production and Processing

• Financing – Funding, Cooperation Models, Business Models


12:00 Lunch break


13:00 Plenary Session I

• Quo vadis Nanotechnology, Dr. Michael Kutschera, BASF SE

• Challenges for SME, Roel Huis in 't Vel, Kriya Materials BV

• Challenges for Large Enterprises, Dr. Thorsten Felder, Momentive Performance Materials GmbH


14:15 Coffee Break


14:45 Plenary Session II

• Markets for Nanotechnology, Prof. Dr. Gregor Luthe, NB GmbH

• Public Funding: Opportunities and Success, Dr. Moritz Warnecke, Forschungszentrum Jülich

• The CoPilot Idea and the Nanokitchen Approach, Dr. Maurice Mourad, TNO / Dr. Karl Mandel, Fraunhofer ISC


16:00 CoPilot Network – Further Steps and Participation

16:15 End


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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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