Event Dates: 
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 09:00 to 18:00
Event Venue: 

Industry, researchers, experts, regulators and stakeholders come together from across sectors to gain the latest insights and share expertise for the advancement of nanotechnology.  With a maximum of 100 places, this is an active and intensive networking meeting where delegates will contribute in all sessions.

The agenda is driven through NIA actvities such as the Global Regulatory Working Group and Nanotechnology Innovation Council.  Priorities are defined by Members, with good practice and long term objectives most relevant to successful commercial development of nanomaterials and nano-enabled products.

Register here.


0900: Registration and coffee

0930: Welcome and keynote

1000: Session 1 - Nanomaterial definitions, REACH and global regulatory priorities

The opening session addresses topics that are driving nanomaterials regulation and practice in 2018, including a wider look at global changes important for research and industry.

1115: Coffee

1145: Session 2 -  Nanoforms; to group or not to group, that is the regulatory question

As nanoforms come into focus, cross-community collaboration is needed to support dossier planning for REACH registration.

1245: Lunch

1400: Session 3 - Global Innovations within nanotechnology

The NIA Nanotechnology Innovation Council reports on disruptive and high impact research from around the world

1530: Coffee

1600: Session 4 - Nanotechnology crossing sectors

An insight into sectors including automotive and healthcare for the risks and rewards of nanotechnology

1700: Close and drinks reception

​Who should attend?

If you are active in the nanomaterials value chain, from early stage research through to commercial operation, your contributions to the meeting are welcome and we invite you to register.  You will meet NIA Members from all sectors, with a combination of research, commercial development, regulatory, policy and expert support services.


  • Corporate and Associated Members: 2 free places, additional places €100 per delegate
  • Affiliate and non-profit Members: 1 free place, additional places €100 per delegate
  • Non-Members: €200 per delegate (refunded if membership application within 3 months of event)

Please use this link to register.