FAIR4Chem Award

The FAIRest dataset in chemistry – Application period open until 17 Nov. 2023   The FAIR4Chem Award honours researchers in chemistry who publish their research data. The award is given for published chemistry research datasets that best meet the FAIR principles (findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable) and thus make a significant contribution to increasing transparency in research…

1st F2F ELIXIR Toxicology Community meeting took place

The ELIXIR Toxicology Community held their first face-to-face meeting in Brussels (Belgium) on 20 September 2023 at the Maastricht University’s “Campus Brussels”. The meeting was aligned with a PARC WP7 meeting and multiple PARC participants were among the 10 in person and 13 online people. The Toxicology Community Implementation Study plan was discussed, aligning solutions…

White Paper on OECD Test Guideline development From Science to Regulation

Press Release The Horizon 2020 funded NanoHarmony project published a White Paper on OECD Test Guideline development From Science to Regulation. International agreement on methodologies to test and characterise chemicals and advanced (nano)materials is essential to protect human health and the environment. The OECD Test Guidelines Programme helps to develop harmonised agreed methods that can…

INISS-Nano webinar „Reflections on precautionary principle“ 9 October 2023

INISS-Nano webinar „Reflections on precautionary principle“ 9 October 2023, online In collaboration with ANSOLE, INISS-Nano and the EU Nanosafety Cluster (NSC), Ineke Malsch organized a webinar to discuss and reflect on the precautinary principle. As key-note speaker, Guillermo Foladori, professor at the Academic Unit of Development Studies of the Autonomous University of Zacatecas in Mexico,…

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Webinar on “Reflections on the Precautionary Principle”, 9 Oct 2023, 14-15 p.m. CET

You are invited to attend the webinar “Reflections on the Precautionary Principle as an Insturment against Environmental Degradation” on 9 October 2023 from 14:00-15:00 CET. by Guillermo Foladori Main public policy instruments for dealing with toxic chemicals. Reductionist and Contextual approaches Normal and post-normal science Cause-effect and the principle of replicability in science Dr. Guillermo…

Test Guideline No. 126: Determination of the Hydrophobicity Index of Nanomaterials Through an Affinity Measurement

Test Guideline No. 126: Determination of the Hydrophobicity Index of Nanomaterials Through an Affinity Measurement You are invited to join the webinar on Test Guideline No. 126: Determination of the Hydrophobicity Index of Nanomaterials Through an Affinity Measurement that will be held on Wednesday 20 September at 14:00-15:30 CEST / 08:00 – 09:30 EDT. The…

NMBP-15 workshop: Towards industrial application of the SSbD approach, 22 Sept 2023, Rome

The safety and sustainability of chemicals and materials and their applications are a cornerstone of current EU policy and industrial strategies.Frameworks and criteria for practical implementation of SSBD approaches have been published by the OECD, European Commission, andindustrial actors, such as CEFIC. These will increasingly become premium aspects to access funding and contracts and are…