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Publications

Nano governance: how should the EU implement nanomaterial traceability?

This document addresses the need for a governance response from the European bodies to establish a registry of nanomaterial-containing articles.

EU Observatory for Nanomaterials: a constructive view on future regulation

This Policy Brief provides information about the recently established ‘EU Observatory for Nanomaterials’, how it is being developed, its limitations and why it is not an ideal option.

Events

Workers and chemicals: 10th ETUI seminar

26 June 2014 - 27 June 2014,

Others

Unions sound the alarm on nanos in food

On 12 March, the IUF, an international federation of trade unions representing workers employed in the preparation and manufacture of food and beve...

Unions sound the alarm on nanos in food

On 12 March, the IUF, an international federation of trade unions representing workers employed in the preparation and manufacture of food and beve...

Buying the nano-market

Nanotechnologies are expected to deliver big future benefits. Market research and reports have produced a slew of economic predictions. But how do...

How to regulate the “nano-revolution”?

Nanotechnology policymaking is an extremely complex process. Safety is key to building confidence and trust, and gaining community acceptance, but...

Nanos in the human body: medical perspectives and ethical concerns

Healthcare is a priority focus of nanotechnology research, where the convergence of nanosciences, molecular and cell biology, and medicine can act...

Nanodiode project - training materials on nano and workers

The NanoDiode project, an EU-funded research project, runs from mid-2013 to mid-2016. It aims to create an innovative and coordinated programme of...

Why there must be

“The sky’s the limit in the nano world”, is a pet quip among nanotechnologists. But the pleasantry doesn’t just point up the promised progress we e...

European projects

Currently the ETUI participates in the following projects financed by the European Commission:

Workers and nanomaterials

The EU’s REACH chemicals legislation requires industry to provide information on chemical substances for their evaluation, and this applies also to...

Nanotechnologies

Nanotechnologies – techniques for manipulating matter at the atomic level – have been described as a more far-reaching technological revolution tha...

The Belgian Presidency calls for nanomaterials register

Europe should make consumer information on the presence of nanomaterials mandatory and maintain a register to trace these materials back to their s...

Public consultation on a European nanomaterials registry

In mid-May, the European Commission set going a public consultation on possible measures to increase the transparency of nanomaterials on the Europ...

Pilot testing of capacity - building tools on nanomaterials

Nanomaterials are used in many EU workplaces despite our limited and even non-existent knowledge about the hazards they bring to human health or th...