NSC Updates 2024

Dear NSC community, It is our main objective to keep you continuously up-to-date with any NSC-related activities. Here you find a list of all NSC Updates published in 2024. Feel free to share the information with your colleagues and invite them to directly join the community by signing up to the NSC mailing list. Sincerely,…

NanoTox, 23-25 Sept 2024, Venice, Italy

The 11th International Conference on NanoToxicology – NanoTox 2024 – will take place in the historic centre of Venice at Centro Culturale Don Orione Artigianelli on 23-25 September 2024. NanoTox is a forum aimed at personnel from research and academic institutions as well as from industry, governmental agencies, and other relevant organisations interested in: (Eco)Toxicity…

ANTHOS 2024 (4-7 March 2024, Vienna, AT)

          Advanced (Nano)Materials and Technologies: Science, Research & Innovation for Safety and Sustainability The “Advanced (Nano)Materials and Technologies: science, research & innovation for safety and sustainability” Summit 2024 (ANTHOS 2024) will take place from 4 – 7 March 2024 in Vienna, Austria and promotes the advancements in technological innovation & research…

Ten simple actions to make NanoSafety Cluster Research Output more Findable

Egon Willighagen https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7542-0286  DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.10533126   A lot is written about the FAIR principles for making data findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable (just search for FAIR “NanoSafety Cluster” in Google Scholar). But the NanoSafety Cluster (NSC) is putting these things into practice. This document describes a few solutions adopted by the NSC that can be used…

The ELIXIR Toxicology Community Whitepaper

Egon Willighagen https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7542-0286 DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.10551071   The ELIXIR Toxicology Community whitepaper, released as a preprint in 2021, was revised and accepted last year1, reflecting the further development of the community, which was formally accepted late 2022. The Toxicology Community is interfacing between ELIXIR and the toxicology field, and that is meant to include the EU…

NSC Updates 2023

Dear NSC community, It is our main objective to keep you continuously up-to-date with any NSC-related activities. Here you find a list of all the previous NSC Updates. Feel free to share the information with your colleagues and invite them to directly join the community by signing up to the NSC mailing list. Sincerely, NSC…

Survey on state of the art of carbon-based nanomaterial detection and quantification in environmental and biological matrices

ECHA and EUON (European Observatory for Nanomaterials) have a financed study that will be launched as of next year, for tender application as of January 2024 . For the link and instructions on how to register as a listed contractor in the database please follow the link and instruction collated here:  https://ec.europa.eu/info/funding-tenders/opportunities/portal/screen/how-to-participate/how-to-participate/0:   Contact: Laurence…

Malta Initiative survey on priorities for making OECD TGs/GDs applicable for nano & advanced materials

The Malta Initiative just launched a survey to collect input on priorities where OECD Test Guidelines (TGs) and Guidance Documents (GDs) need actions to make them applicable for nanomaterials and (other) advanced materials, i.e. materials that come with specific properties and behaviour due to their size, shape and structure. You are invited to give your…