News & Alerts

News & Alerts

NIA EXCLUSIVE Document: NIA Status Update on European Regulations - June 2014
NIA has compiled an exclusive Members report giving a short and concise description and status update on EU regulations that have included specific provisions related to nanotechnology, and on regulations that are indirectly applicable to nanomaterials
NIA EXCLUSIVE - 10% Discount on NanotechItaly 2014
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EC SCENIHR to adopt Opinion on Nanomaterials used in Medical Devices
EC SCENIHR is set to soon approve and/or adopt an opinion on its Guidance on the determination of Potential Health Effects of Nanomaterials Used in Medical Devices. It is expected to do so at its 6th Plenary Meeting, which will be held on 10-11 June 2014
NIA Member BASF describes Nanotechnology as “Innovation Driver in Numerous Applications”
BASF has described ‘nanotechnology as [an] innovation driver in numerous applications’, and it recently held a Research Press Conference on Nanotechnology: Small dimensions – great opportunities. Dr Andreas Kreimeyer, member of its Board of Executive Directors and Research Executive Director, discussed how nanotechnology helps it “lead the field...
NRW Nano-Conferece issues Call for Presentations
For the first time the NRW Nano-Conference is issuing a call for presentations. To be held in Dortmund in December 2014, the event is offering those who are enthusiastic about nanotechnologies and their societal impact to have the opportunity to present their applications, products and research projects at this event
NIA EXCLUSIVE Document: NIA Briefing on the proposed European Regulation on Medical Devices
NIA has written a briefing on the proposal for a European Regulation on Medical Devices
NIA EXCLUSIVE - 50% Discount on Nanotek 2014
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NIA provides Opinion on Nanotechnologies for the Poor in International Magazine
NIA's Guillaume Flament recently summarised some of the findings from NIA’s report Closing the Gap: The Impact of Nanotechnologies on the global Divide for the magazine International Innovation. Featured on pages 43-45 of Issue 136, Mr Flament leads readers through the discussions on ‘whether nanotechnologies will serve to widen or shrink the...
NIA Meeting Report from EC Definition Workshop available for NIA Members
NIA recently participated in a technical workshop discussing the European Commission recommendation on the definition of nanomaterial (2011/696/EU). The NIA meeting report from this meeting is now available for NIA Members
EP approves Report on Medical Devices Regulation
The EP has voted in favour of the report on the proposal for a Regulation on Medical Devices that was compiled by MEP Dagmar Roth Behrendt. Initially proposed in October 2013 to the EP, it was approved with no changes; it still proposes that nanomaterials be classified as high-risk Class III devices when 'deliberately intended to be released into...
US NNI publishes Supplement to President’s 2015 Budget
The US NNI has released a supplementary document to the US President’s 2015 Budget request submitted to Congress earlier this year. The document contains ‘a description of activities underway in 2013 and 2014 and planned for 2015 by the federal government agencies participating in the NNI’
NIA EXCLUSIVE Members Consultation: Products affected by the EC Medical Devices Regulation - Deadline: 21 March 2014
NIA is gathering evidence on the impact of the foreseen regulation on medical devices manufacturers
German UBA Study favours single European Nano Product Register over many National ones
A study recently publishes by the German UBA has concluded that ‘the creation of [a] horizontal European register of products containing nanomaterials, which is buil[t] on present substance- and product-related regulations, is preferable to a separate register’. Their findings indicate that a register making use of existing regulatory obligations...
NIA EXCLUSIVE - 25% Discount on Pharmaceutica 2014
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NIA EXCLUSIVE - Discount for Nano4Life 2014
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NIA EXCLUSIVE - 10% Discount on Nanotech MEET Tunisia 2014
NIA Members can receive a 10% discount on conference packages - contact the NIA Events team for more details
NIA EXCLUSIVE - 5% Discount on Nanostruc 2014
NIA Members can receive a 5% discount on delegate packages for this event - contact the NIA Events Team for more details
NIA Report - Closing the Gap: The Impact of Nanotechnologies on the global Divide
This NIA report looks into the notion of 'nano-gap' or 'nano-divide' and examines the pros and cons of nanotechnologies and their impact global development and the on-going fight against poverty
NIA unveils its Regulatory Monitoring Database
The Nanotechnology Industries Association (NIA) today launched its Regulatory Monitoring Database. This Database is a comprehensive tool that allows its users to monitor nano-specific regulations and standards around the world.
NIA Symposium - Grouping & Read-Across for Nanomaterials + NIA AGM
NIA is hosting a workshop on 'Grouping & Read-Across for Nanomaterials', to be held in Brussels (Belgium) on 26 Nov 2013. It will be followed by the Association's Annual General Meeting (attendance for NIA Members only)