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Labour in the age of AI: why regulation is needed to protect workers

Superpowers, states and companies around the world are all pushing hard to win the AI race. Artificial intelligence (AI) is of strategic... Find out more

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... Find out more

Nanomaterials and workplace health & safety. What are the issues for workers?

The ETUI has published a body of information on nanotechnologies over the years. This booklet on the production and use of nanomaterials in... Find out more

Nano governance: how should the EU implement nanomaterial traceability?

This Policy Brief addresses the need for a governance response from the European bodies to establish a registry of nanomaterial-containing... Find out more

The EU approach to regulating nanotechnology

The European Union's (EU) nanotechnology strategy aims chiefly to catch up the lag behind the US and Asia. The health risks posed by the... Find out more

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June 10, 2020

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... Find out more

February 02, 2017

An expert compares nanotechnology to radioactivity

‘It is becoming quite urgent to understand the exact mechanisms of nanotoxicity and make a classification depending on the mechanism... Find out more

April 26, 2016

Commission will ensure transparency on nanomaterials via a website

The European Commission has told Member State officials that its preferred option for improving transparency on nanomaterials is a public... Find out more

October 07, 2015

The ETUI hosts a meeting of WHO experts on nanomaterials

On 3-4 September the ETUI hosted the 3rd World Health Organization (WHO) Workshop of the WHO Guideline Development Group on Nanomaterials... Find out more

October 07, 2015

A German Institute has published a Code of practice on the safe handling of nanomaterials

The German Federal Institute for Occupational Safety (BAuA) has recently published a Code of practice for the safe handling of nanomaterials... Find out more