EU Science and Research Commissioner Janez Potocnik has called on the private sector to increase its investments in nanotechnology research so as to build on Europe's world-leading position in the field.
The current November 2007 edition of Environmental Health Perspectives carries a Meeting Report: Hazard Assessment for Nanoparticles‚??Report from an Interdisciplinary Workshop that present the findings from a nanotoxicology workshop held April 6-7, 2006 at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC.
The International Symposium on Nanotechnology in Environmental Protection and Pollution (ISNEPP), jointly organized by Marshall University and Asia Pacific Nanotechnology Forum and University of Central Florida, will take place from December 11-13, 2007 in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
A team that includes two faculty affiliated with University of Delaware's Center for Composite Materials and researchers from the Korea Institute of Materials has been selected to receive a $5 million grant from the Korea Ministry of Science and Technology for work in the area of nanotechnology.