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SME no longer blind spot in nanotechnology safety and risk management

Companies which produce, use, process or market nanomaterials are confronted with specific unknown risks inherent to these substances. A new tool now also allows smaller companies, research institutions and retailers to gain a well-founded overview of the actual risk situation in their operations.

Posted: Jun 19th, 2008

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Nanopartikel - kleine Dinge, grosse Wirkung

Das Bundesministerium fuer Bildung und Forschung (BMBF) hat eine neue Broschuere zum verantwortlichen Umgang mit Nanomaterialien veroeffentlicht, die die Chancen und Risiken dieser Zukunftstechnologie allgemeinverstaendlich und anschaulich nach dem aktuellen Stand der Technik darstellt.

Posted: Jun 19th, 2008

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European Commission starts public dialogue on nanotechnologies

As more and more products involving nanomaterials are reaching the market, the European Commission will start a consultation with stakeholders and Member States in order to increase knowledge and awareness about the potential of nanotechnologies and to continue to ensure an adequate protection of nature, environment and health.

Posted: Jun 17th, 2008

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