Source: Department of Pharmaceutical Affairs and Medical Technology of the Dutch Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sports – Publication date: October 2005
This report recommends the development of specific guidance documents at a European level for the safety evaluation of nanotechnology products applied in medical technology is strongly recommended and the need for further research in the field of nanotoxicology is clearly identified.
Source: European Commission – Publication date: June 2006
This report by the European Group on Ethics (EGE), an independent and multidisciplinary body which advises the European Commission on ethical aspects of science and new technologies, is a summary of the presentations and discussions on the topic of Nanomedicine, which took place in Brussels, Belgium on March 21, 2006.
Source: Humphrey Institute of the University of Minnesota – Publication date: September 2005
The Center for Science, Technology & Public Policy at the Humphrey Institute of the University of Minnesota hosted a workshop on September 15, 2005 to explore and evaluate models for the oversight of nanotechnology, with a focus on nanoparticles that are used in or derived from biological systems. Over 160 people attended the workshop, including individuals from industry, academe, national organizations, and federal, state and local government. This is the report summarizing the workshop.