News & Alerts

News & Alerts

NIA provides Opinion on Nanotechnologies for the Poor in International Magazine
NIA's Guillaume Flament recently summarised some of the findings from NIA’s report Closing the Gap: The Impact of Nanotechnologies on the global Divide for the magazine International Innovation. Featured on pages 43-45 of Issue 136, Mr Flament leads readers through the discussions on ‘whether nanotechnologies will serve to widen or shrink the...
US NNI publishes Supplement to President’s 2015 Budget
The US NNI has released a supplementary document to the US President’s 2015 Budget request submitted to Congress earlier this year. The document contains ‘a description of activities underway in 2013 and 2014 and planned for 2015 by the federal government agencies participating in the NNI’
German UBA Study favours single European Nano Product Register over many National ones
A study recently publishes by the German UBA has concluded that ‘the creation of [a] horizontal European register of products containing nanomaterials, which is buil[t] on present substance- and product-related regulations, is preferable to a separate register’. Their findings indicate that a register making use of existing regulatory obligations...
Spain, Portugal and Argentina sign MoU to strengthen Cooperation on Nano
The Argentinian, Portuguese and Spanish governments have declared they will ‘strengthen scientific and technical cooperation between [… them] in the area of nanotechnology’. An MoU on the matter was signed by national representatives on 11 March in Lisbon, Portugal
NIA Member Enquiry on Experiences using Nano Particle Exposure Monitors
An NIA Member is seeking input from other Members on their experience of using personal nano particle exposure monitors. The questionnaire is brief and will take no more than 5 minutes to complete, but will immeasurably help a fellow Member in their work
US GAO publishes Report on its 2013 Nanomanfacturing Forum
The US GAO has made available a report on a forum it held in July 2013. The report, entitled Nanomanufacturing: Emergence and Implications for U.S. Competitiveness, the Environment, and Human Health, describes the discussions and conclusions from the day
German Environment Agency publishes Concept for European Nano Register in English
UBA has released an English language version of its Concept for a European Register of Products containing Nanomaterials. First published in German in June 2012, the document states it supports the creation of an electronic register ‘managed centrally’ at the European level as ‘national product register[s] would result in overlaps with varied EU...
Presentation from NIA Webinar on Benefiting from Horizon 2020 now available
The Nanotechnology Industries Association (NIA) held a webinar on ‘Benefiting from Horizon 2020’ on 4 February 2014. The presentation from the webinar is now available for public download
NIA co-organising NanoForum 2014 - NIA Members can exhibit and attend for free!
NanoForum 2014 is jointly organized by SwedNanoTech and NIA and is free of charge. Members of SwedNanoTech and NIA are entitled to display their businesses for free in the company exhibition area. The exhibition space is limited and the spots are distributed on a first come-first serve basis, so be sure to book your space now!
NIA EXCLUSIVE - Discount for Nanofibres to Nanocomposites III
NIA Members are subject to discounted registration fees - contact the NIA Events Team for more information
NIA EXCLUSIVE - 20% Discount on Nanoforum 2014
NIA Members are subject to a 20% discount on registration for this event - contact the NIA Events Team for more details
NIA EXCLUSIVE - Discount for HiPerNano 2014
NIA Members can receive an exclusive discount on attendance for this event - contact the NIA Events Team for more information
NIA EXCLUSIVE - 10% Discount for NanoEx3
NIA Members can receive a 10% discount when registering for this event - please contact the NIA Events team for more information
OECD launches Innovation Policy Platform; Nanotech one of three included Technologies
The OECD has unveiled a web-based repository of resources that will support better innovation policy-making and analysis. Called the Innovation Policy Platform (IPP), it contains over 300 content pages, 200 OECD reports, and 30 policy briefs, as well as 43 country profiles
NIA EXCLUSIVE: 10% Discount on TechConnect World: Nanotech Advanced Materials & Applications
NIA Members can receive a 10% discount on registration for this event - contact the NIA Events Team for more details.
NIA Members Consultation: OECD WPN Survey on Nanotechnology Commercialisation Policy - Deadline: 3 January 2014
The Working Party on Nanotechnology (WPN) of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) is undertaking a project examining policies that support the commercialisation of nanotechnology research
NIA Webinar - Benefiting from Horizon 2020
On 4 February 2014 NIA will host a free webinar on the new EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, also known as Horizon 2020
NIA EXCLUSIVE Members Briefing: Horizon 2020
NIA has published a members-only NIA briefing looking at the EU's latest common research framework programme, 'Horizon 2020'. In particular it looks at how nanotechnology industries can be supported by this framework for EU research and innovation funds
NIA Report - Closing the Gap: The Impact of Nanotechnologies on the global Divide
This NIA report looks into the notion of 'nano-gap' or 'nano-divide' and examines the pros and cons of nanotechnologies and their impact global development and the on-going fight against poverty
NIA unveils its Regulatory Monitoring Database
The Nanotechnology Industries Association (NIA) today launched its Regulatory Monitoring Database. This Database is a comprehensive tool that allows its users to monitor nano-specific regulations and standards around the world.