Posted: July 6, 2009

EU scientific hearing on risk assessment of nanotechnologies

(Nanowerk News) On 10 September 2009, the European Commission (DG Health and Consumers) is organising in Brussels a Scientific Hearing on the risk assessment of nanotechnologies. Venue: Centre de Conference A. Borschette, Rue Froissart 36, 1040 Brussels.
The main objectives of this Hearing are to identify:
  • any possible scientific topics which have not been covered in the opinions from the relevant EU Risk Assessment Committees and Bodies;
  • what are -according to current scientific knowledge- the main potential risks that could emerge from the use of nanomaterials in the future; and
  • provision of relevant background information and comments on those issues.
  • Registration to attend the Hearing
    Please register online via the registration form.
    As space at the venue is limited, the registration is password-protected. The user name and the password, as well as any further clarification regarding this hearing, can be obtained by contacting the following e-mail address: [email protected]
    Deadline for registration is: 25 July 2009
    Source: European Commission
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