Nano-Newsflash of The Innovation Society

Dear Nanopaprika Readers

Welcome to the February Newsflash of the Innovation Society Ltd., St.Gallen. We are pleased to periodically informe you about the latest technology and innovation news as well as Innovation Society's products and events by means of the newsflash format. If you have further questions do not hesitate to contact our experts.  

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The Innovation Society-Team


NanoCode Newsletter No. 3 Published




The third issue of the NanoCode newsletter has been published. It provides information on the final outputs (MasterPlan and CodeMeter) of the NanoCode project. Read in this edition: information on the nanomaterial definition and the corporate social responsability report of the European Commission.


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Quo Vadis Nano Food?




Back in the early 2000's, food nanotechnology seemed to be a very hot topic and large industrial food companies were eager to explore new opportunities offered by nanotechnology applications. Then, as critical voices from NGOs and regulators appeared, the food industry went into silent mode. But that doesn't mean that food nanotechnologies aren't being researched and developed in labs around the world.


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2nd Webinar: Managing Nano Risk – Implementation of a Risk Management System for Nanomaterials




Marsh and The Innovation Society, St.Gallen invite you to the second, free-of-charge webinar on February 23rd 2012 (16.00-17.00 CET). Manufacturers and distributors of nanomaterials and nano-based products as well as retail companies, insurances and investors should attend the webinar. Register now!


Further information and registration: Link







NanoTrust Dossier "Nanomaterials and Aspects of Occupational Health" published




The Institute for Technology Assessment of the Austrian Academy of Sciences has recently published the new NanoTrust Dossier (No 29): "Nanomaterials and Aspects of Occupational Health – An Overview".


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US NRC Publishes New Nanotechnology Risk Report




The future of safe and sustainable nanotechnology is uncertain, says a new report ("A Research Strategy for Environmental, Health, and Safety Aspects of Engineered Nanomaterials") from the National Research Council. The report presents a strategic approach for developing research and a scientific infrastructure needed to address potential health and environmental risks of nanomaterials.


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