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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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NanoApp Konferenz

From 22. – 26. September 2013 scientists from all areas of nanotechnology meet at the fist “NanoApp Conference” on Nanomaterials and Applications in Portorož, Slovenia.

This conference offers a new breed of scientists and engineers a platform to present to present state-of-the-art research as well as novel ideas and future directions for the Nano Community. It advocates a unified approach in the assessment and management of potential human health, energy-related and environmental risks that may be associated with the use of Nanomaterials and Nanotechnologies.

Deadline for Abstract Submission and Early Bird registration (Fees: academic €600, students €420) is 30th June 2013


When : 22.-26 Sept. 2013

Location : Grand Hotel Bernardin, Portorož, Slovenia


For further information on the events, Registration http://nanoapp.ios.si/?page_id=118and Abstract submission http://nanoapp.ios.si/?page_id=113visit the conference website http://nanoapp.ios.si/

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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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