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News & Alerts

NIA submits written Evidence to RCEP study
The NIA today responded to an invite from the UK RCEP to give written evidence to the its Study on the environmental effects of novel materials and applications
NIA submits formal Response to the UK CST Review
Following an initial press release on the launch day of the UK Council of Science and Technology (CST) Review entitled Nanoscience and Nanotechnologies Review on the 27 May 2007, the NIA today submitted a formal response to the CST Review Panel
NIA joins first BIAC Nanotechnology Experts Meeting
This month’s newsletter published by OECD's BIAC has announced the first meeting of its nanotechnology experts. On 9 July 2007 the Director of the NIA will join other representatives of BIAC’s expert Nanotechnology Network at a meeting in Washington D.C. in order to discuss strategic issues
NIA confirmed Member of BIAC - the Business and Industry Advisory Committee to the OECD
Following the UK CBI's acknowledgement of the NIA and its nomination for the NIA to join the OECD Business and Industry Advisory Committee (BIAC), the NIA has now been confirmed as a member of BIAC and its Nanotechnology Network
NIA supports UK CST Nanotechnology Review in an interview with ZDNet UK
‘Just a few years ago, this country led the world in the study of nanotechnology. It does not anymore,’ notes the NIA Director in an interview with ZDNet UK in support of the UK Council for Science and Technology (CST) Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies Review
‘The UK Government should establish a Nanotechnology Funding Budget’
In an interview with vnunet the Director of the NIA today supported the UK CST Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies Review and stressed that the NIA agrees with the review’s recommendations: ‘The UK government should establish a nanotechnology funding budget, and ring-fence part of this for lifecycle analyses and risk assessments of novel engineered...
NIA supports UK CST Nanotechnology Review
The NIA has issued a public response to the UK CST Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies Review. In its comment the NIA agrees that more needs to be done to support the responsible advancement of nanotechnology innovation in the UK and suggests possible strategies to achieve this
NIA submits Comments to the US NNI
The NIA today submitted its comments to the US’ National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO) regarding a recent National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) report on the Environmental, Health, and Safety Research Needs for Engineered Nanoscale Materials, published by the NNCO in September 2006