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Posted: Jun 10, 2011
Presentations now online for "Challenges of Regulation and Risk Assessment of Nanomaterials" event
(Nanowerk News) Twenty-eight presentations delivered at the Joint JRC Nano event and 2nd ENPRA Stakeholders Workshop are now available on-line: ENPRA Workshop 2011 - Programme with Presentations.
The workshop was organised on 10-12 May 2011 in Somma Lombardo (Varese) by the IHCP Nanobiosciences unit with the support of the JRC Enlargement and Integration programme, in collaboration with the FP7 project ENPRA (Engineered NanoParticle Risk Assessment).
The workshop (by invitation only) involved about 90 participants, from industry, government, NGOs, and academia. These included scientists of FP6 and FP7 projects, chemical and nanomaterials industry, representatives of EU Member State Competent Authorities, representatives of EU Associate and Candidate Countries, environment and workers' protection organisations, CAIQ (Chinese Academy of Inspection and Quarantine), US-EPA, ECHA, EFSA, and representatives of the European Commission.
During two days and a half, 34 experts from 26 different organisations informed the participants on the latest scientific progress in the field of nanoparticles risk assessment produced within national and European projects, and first results of ENPRA FP7 project were presented in detail. In addition, recent developments concerning legislation in the EU and beyond were discussed.
Source: Institute for Health and Consumer Protection (IHCP)