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Posted: Mar 09, 2012
The 'Safe Implementation of Innovative Nanoscience and Nanotechnology' project's first call for proposals
(Nanowerk News) The SIINN (Safe Implementation of Innovative Nanoscience and Nanotechnology) ERA-NET promotes the safe and rapid
transfer of European research results in nanoscience
and nanotechnology into industrial
applications. National and regional resources will
create a transnational programme of research.
SIINN will bring together today's fragmented
research activities on the potential risks of engineered
nanomaterials for environment, human health,
The first joint call for transnational projects of the SIINN initiative will open on March 20, 2012. The deadline for submitting proposals is June 5, 2012, 12:00 CET.
SIINN 1st Call
Funding will be offered to innovative projects
focusing on commercially relevant Manufactured
NanoMaterials (MNMs) in one of the following
1. Establishment and development of models and
methods for analytical tools, theoretical prediction,
2. Exposure assessment
3. Studies on Impacts of MNMs on environment
4. Studies on properties and effects of MNMs
Detailed description of the topical fields is given in
the Call text.
Project consortia consisting of at least three parties
from at least two different participating countries
can apply for funding.
Projects must last between two and three years.
Each applicant should contact his/her national
contact person to check for national funding rules.