News & Alerts

News & Alerts

No room for Nanotechnology Patriots
Today, US-based nanotechnology research firm LUX Research published a new report, entitled Profiting from International Nanotechnology. The report provides detailed statistics on the funding and research initiatives in fourteen countries, and assesses their respective competitiveness
NIA Members establish the UK’s first open-access Foundry Service
Cenamps, the national centre for emerging technologies, has entered a collaboration with Oxford Instruments, to provide an ALD (Atomic Layer Deposition) Foundry Service, which will give customers the opportunity to explore the commercial applications of ALD films
NIA submits Comments to the US NNI
The NIA today submitted its comments to the US’ National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO) regarding a recent National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) report on the Environmental, Health, and Safety Research Needs for Engineered Nanoscale Materials, published by the NNCO in September 2006
France to open ‘Nano’-based Neurosurgery Clinic
A new experimental clinic specialising in nanotechnologies-based treatments will be established within the next three years in Grenoble, France
DTI Report on potential Gaps in the Regulation of Engineered Nanoparticles
The UK Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has published a report, entitled An Overview of the Framework of Current Regulation Affecting the Development and Marketing of Nanomaterials
NIA meets the UK Council for Science and Technology Review Committee on Nanotechnology
The UK Government Council for Science and Technology today invited representatives of the NIA and its corporate members to a meeting in order to discuss the future of nanotechnology in the UK from an industrial perspective. The meeting formed part of the CST Review on actions set out in the Government's response to the Royal Society/Royal Academy...
Ethical issues at the Nanotechnology Workplace
In a joint paper, entitled Ethical and Scientific Issues of Nanotechnology in the Workplace, the US National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics have identified the ethical issues involved in the question of potential health effects of occupational exposure to nanoparticles