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Graphene 3D project proposes highly innovative pathway for the development of optimized, multifunctional graphene-based polymer composites and structures with desired properties for specific applications, based on combination of three main approaches: (i) controlled processing and material’s characterization; (ii) robust nanocomposite design; and (iii) modeling/optimization of nanocomposite cellu ...
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The objective of the caLIBRAte project is to establish a state-of-the-art versatile Risk Governance framework for assessment and management of human and environmental risks of MN and MN-enabled products. The framework will be a web-based “system-of-systems” linking different models and methods for: 1) screening of apparent and perceived risks and trends in nanotechnology, 2) control banding, quali ...
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One of the greatest challenges facing regulators in the ever changing landscape of novel nano-materials is how to design and implement a regulatory process which is robust enough to deal with a rapidly diversifying system of manufactured nanomaterials (MNM) over time. Not only does the complexity of the MNM present a problem for regulators, the validity of data decreases with time, so that the wel ...
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Graphene-based disruptive technologies (GrapheneCore1)

Start date: Apr 1, 2016, End date: Mar 31, 2018,

... gical innovation and economic growth.To realise this vision, we have brought together a larger European consortium with about 150 partners in 23 countries. The partners represent academia, research institutes and industries, which work closely together in 15 technical work packages and five supporting work packages covering the entire value chain from materials to components and systems. As time p ...
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... er an unknown material can be considered as 'nanomaterial' (2011/696/EU). The proposed NanoDefine project will explicitly address this question. A consortium of European top RTD performers, metrology institutes and nanomaterials and instrument manufacturers has been established to mobilize the critical mass of expertise required to support the implementation of the definition. Based on a comprehen ...
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The innovative and economic potential of Manufactured Nano Materials (MNMs) is threatened by a limited understanding of the related EHS issues. While toxicity data is continuously becoming available, the relevance to regulators is often unclear or unproven. The shrinking time to market of new MNM drives the need for urgent action by regulators. NANoREG is the first FP7 project to deliver the answe ...
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Promoting the Implementation of Safe by Design (PROSAFE)

Start date: Feb 1, 2015, End date: Jan 31, 2017,

The CSA links different initiatives and facilitates the integration of results from these initiatives, so that a maximum use of these results can benefit the regulatory process. The CSA is designed to facilitate this process and show European leadership on chemical safety, including nano’s. The aim of this activity is to coordinate and support for risk assessment, management and governance by stre ...
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Graphene-Based Revolutions in ICT And Beyond (GRAPHENE)

Start date: Oct 1, 2013, End date: Mar 31, 2016,

This Flagship aims to take graphene and related layered materials from a state of raw potential to a point where they can revolutionize multiple industries – from flexible, wearable and transparent electronics, to new energy applications and novel functional composites.Our main scientific and technological objectives in the different tiers of the value chain are to develop material technologies fo ...
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The growing development, production and use of engineered nanomaterials and associated products will increase exposure of both humans and ecosystems to these new materials. However, current knowledge is still incomplete and established test methods are as yet inappropriate to reliably assess the extent of exposure and risk of materials at the nano-scale. There is an urgent need to develop methods ...
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Managing Risks of Nanoparticles (MARINA)

Start date: Nov 1, 2011, End date: Oct 31, 2015,

While there are standard procedures for product life cycle analysis, exposure, hazard, and risk assessment for traditional chemicals, is not yet clear how these procedures need to be modified to address all the novel properties of nanomaterials. There is a need to develop specific reference methods for all the main steps in managing the potential risk of ENM. The aim of MARINA is to develop such ...
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NANORA will foster cross-sector innovation by establishing and implementing a transnational support framework for nanotechnology.Unlike other disciplines. Nanotechnology is cross-sectoral by nature: Spanning various disciplines. nanotechnologies combine several research methods that aim to influence properties and structures at molecular level. This produces completely new functions that can be us ...
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A thorough approach to nanotechnology and advance materials development must take into consideration the international dimension, in terms of R&D, access to information and regulation. International cooperation, including collaboration in research but not limited to this, is an integral part of the Commission’s policy in all areas of the Action Plan. However, despite the fact that international co ...
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The main aim of NANOMICEX project is to reduce the potential risk upon workers’ exposure to the engineered nanoparticles employed in the operative conditions of the inks and pigments industry, by addressing at the health and environmental consequences associated with the inclusion of nanoadditives within all stages of nanotechnology based products (production, use and disposal). To achieve it, new ...
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The overall aim of the NanoCelluComp project is to develop a technology to utilise the high mechanical performance of cellulose nanofibres, obtained from food processing waste streams, combined with bioderived matrix materials, for the manufacture of high performance composite materials that will replace glass and carbon fibre reinforced plastics in many applications including transportation, wind ...
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Objective of the NanoSustain project is to develop innovative solutions for the sustainable design, use, recycling and final treatment of nanotechnology-based products This will be achieved by a comprehensive data gathering and generation of relevant missing data, as well as their evaluation and validation, for specific nanoproducts or product groups in relation to their human health and environme ...
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Enhancing Printed Electronics Applications by SMEs (CLIP)

Start date: Jun 1, 2010, End date: May 31, 2013,

The project will focus on three development aims: 1) development, formulation and feasibility assessment of several lower-cost alternatives for Silver nanoparticle based conductive inks 2) for these lower-cost inks finding alternatives for conventional screen printing, which allow digital printing combined with high resolution printing and enable contactless printing, which improves quality and re ...
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In a globalized world energy is a decisive factor for the further development and economic and social well being of the nations and stability in the different world regions. Materials science and research has in the past significantly contributed to solving issues in sustainable energy technologies. To bring about advancement and improvements in energy technologies and to address sustainability, r ...
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The NANOCHANNELS partners have created a programme of campaigns and events, designed to engage a wide range of stakeholder groups in an open debate of ELSA issues raised by developments in nanotechnology; a vital step to build a public consensus in nanotechnology issues.The project partners are all experienced professionals from a wide range of disciplines, including major European newspapers, le ...
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The ICPCNanoNet project aims to provide an electronic archive of nanoscience and nanotechnology research publications and support the networking of researchers in the EU and ICPC. The electronic archive will be based on open-source software (EPrints) that is widely used by scientific institutions across the globe, and allows the incorporation of full-text open access publications (submitted by au ...
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observatoryNANO brings together leading EU organizations who collectively have expertise in the technological; economic; societal/ethical; health, safety, and environmental analysis of nanotechnologies. Its primary aim is to develop appropriate methodologies to link scientific and technological development of nanotechnologies with socio-economic impacts. Both of these aspects will be enhanced by e ...
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"The project objective is the definition and development of a framework enabling the successful integration and implementation at European level and beyond, of the Code of Conduct (CoC) for responsible N&N research defined by the EC. This will be done by: • identifying and consulting stakeholders (scientific, institutional, industrial and Civil society organisations) to explore knowledge, attitude ...
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One of the major limitations to continued performance increases in the semiconductor and power electronics industries is integration density and thermal management. Continued transistor downscaling is quickly reaching its limits forcing a new focus on heterogeneous integration and 3D packaging technologies to continue performance improvements by reducing interconnect length between memory and mult ...
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Ellipsometry and polarimetry have enormous capabilities for characterization of multifunctional materials, devices, processing and phenomena at the nanoscale, with consideration of the nanostructure-properties-functionality relationship, which can be addressed non-destructively, non-invasively, in non-contact, in-line and in real-time without any specific condition requirements for measurements an ...
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"The strategic objective of NANO-TV is ""TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF PUBLIC AWARENESS ON EUROPEAN RESEARCH ON NANOSCIENCES AND NANOTECHNOLOGIES IN ALL EUROPEAN COUNTRIES THROUGH THE PROFESSIONAL USE OF TELEVISION MEDIA AND THE INTERNET"". The project will: • Highlight the key results from the Nanotechnologies Theme. • Create a series of 14 high-quality free-of-rights Video News Releases (V ...
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Nanotechnology is a fast growing industry producing a wide variety of manufactured nanomaterials (MNMs) and numerous potential applications. Consequently, the potential for exposure to humans and the environment is likely to increase. Human exposure to MNMs and environmental release of these materials can occur during all the life cycle stages of these materials. For each stage of the life cycle o ...
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The FramingNano project will support the establishment of a multistakeholders dialogue on NS&T regulation and governance among the scientific, institutional, industrial communities, the broad public to articulate consensus and absence of consensus between the various stakeholders, sustain a European debate between them, and foster the development of a shared frame of knowledge, objectives, actions ...
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The overall aim of the ENRHES project is to perform a comprehensive scientific review of the health and environmental safety of fullerenes, CNTs, metal and metal oxide nanomaterials. The review will consider sources, pathways of exposure, the health and environmental outcomes of concern, in the context informing the regulation of the potential risks of engineered nanoparticles. We will employ a s ...
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