News and Events

Job opportunity: Head of nanosafety R&D
International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory
Closing Date for applications: 18th August 2019 – 23:00 (Lisbon Time)
The EU NanoSafety Cluster honours Dr. Georgios Katalagarianakis during the NanoSafe 2018 conference.
Job Opportunity with the JRC
FGIV - Scientist - Exploratory Research Project - Nanomedicine for Combatting Microbial Infections (NANO-MICROBIALS)
Application Deadline: 17 May 2019
Post-doctoral position at Aix Marseille University about ontologies, workflows, nano-informatics and database in Aix-en-Provence
NanoInformaTIX Introduction
The latest issue of the NanoSafety Cluster Newsletter has been published, which brings you the first of our regular special reports from the NSC Coordination team.


The EU NanoSafety Cluster as Linked Data visualised with Scholia
Proposal Writer positions available, Iconiq Innovation, Market Harborough


Research Officer/Laboratory Manager at Swansea University Medical School

Pursuing analytical and characterisation excellence in nanomaterial risk assessment

A new contact point for start-ups, SMEs and industry bundles the scientific and regulatory expertise in the field of nanotechnology available in Switzerland. thus builds a bridge between research and innovative application.

The latest BioNanoNet Newsletter is now avaialable online!
Call from The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) for a public consultation on its draft guidance for the risk assessment of nanoscience and nanotechnology applications in the food and feed chain (deadline: March 4).

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer opportunity in Computational Environmental Nanosciences at the College of Life and Environmental Sciences of the University of Birmingham.

Closing date:  3rd January 2018.

IOM Singapore is looking for an experienced energetic Research Group Leader (Research Scientist) to develop and lead our client funded research programme in occupational and environmental exposure to airborne pollutants (particles, nanoparticles, chemicals) and other occupational health risk issues such as ergonomics, ageing, and safe by design.  A critical element is to develop and grow this activity and to contribute to the success of IOM Singapore. This post holder will also have opportunities to work on related consultancy work.

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Read the latest updates on NSC and project activities with details of not-to-be-missed events and opportunities.
Call for individuals or teams to participate in the 1st international Nano Olympiad

The EU NanoSafetyCluster is delighted to announce the first in a series of webinars that will introduce its work and the key outcomes from its projects. These webinars, held every 4 months, are open to all interested participants and will start on November 20, at 1500 CET.

The first webinar presents the NanoSafetyCluster, what it does and examples of its work, with future webinars on important project outcomes and their impact on the safe development of nanomaterials to the consumer across all sectors.

If you would like to attend the kick off webinar, please sign up here and we look forward to welcoming you on November 20.

Register here:

JRC opens up cutting edge nanobiotechnology lab to external researchers
JRC opens up cutting edge nanobiotechnology lab to external researchers

Due to a number of recent submissions of more immediate relevance, a special 'NanoSafety Cluster Bulletin' is out now.  

Commercialisation of Nanomaterials: Processes, Issues and Management” to be held at the Royal Society of Chemistry, Burlington House, London on Wednesday 7th June 2017.
Download - Closer to the market Roadmap (CTTM)

Research priorities relevant to development of updating of nano-relevant regulations and guidelines. Download it here.

The results from our NSC WG7 Dissemination User Survey - "YOUR NEEDS, OUR PERFORMANCE" - are available.

Download the results here

Thanks to 50 Cluster community members who gave us feedback!

Please send your further comments and input to Claire Mays (WG7 chair)

Download - Closer to the market Roadmap (CTTM)

Hot off the presses! the Cluster's "Closer to the Market" Roadmap (CTTM) is multi-dimensional, stepwise plan targeting a framework to deliver safe nano-enabled products to the market. After some years of discussions, several consultations of a huge number of experts in the nanosafety-field, conferences at which the issue of market implementation of nanotechnologies was talked about, writing hours/days, and finally two public consultation rounds, the CTTM is now finalized. Download it here, and get involved in implementation through the Cluster!

Download Document

Please send any comments by email to Andreas Falk (Andreas.Falk[at] by Close of Business on Wednesday 30th March 2016.

The NanoSafety Cluster Database working group (WG4) organized in Spring 2014 a survey for the community to summarize the current state of databases. A summary of the responses is now available.


 The Third Joint Transnational Call 2014 of the ERA-NET SIINN has been opened on the 1st of October 2014. 10 funding agencies from 8 countries including the United States of America participate in this joint call.

10 - 12 November 2014
Copenhagen Island Hotel, Copenhagen, Denmark


As part of the Communication on the Second Regulatory Review on Nanomaterials, the European Commission has announced the launch of an impact assessment to identify and develop the most adequate means to increase transparency and ensure regulatory oversight on nanomaterials.

The NanoDiode project has made available an online survey in 10 different languages that aims to generate in-depth knowledge of public preferences for nanotechnologies in order to enable responsive policy-making.

Deadline 31/05/2014
10 - 11th March 2014
Square - Brussels Meeting Centre

What is a nanomaterial?

NanoDefine finds out.

Closing Date: 05-Jan-2014


Closing Date: 17-Dec-2013


The CAN project has been part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Ireland Wales Programme 2007-13.

  • University of Helsinki
  • Communications / Kumpula Science Campus
  • 13 May 2013


NHECD free access web based information system is open and can be accessed via


When: March 14, 2013

Where: Empa, St.Gallen, Lerchenfeldstrasse 5



The Finnish Institute of Occupational Health issues Policy Briefs for Finnish decision makers on important and timely topics.

The deadline for submission for this call for experts is 15 October 2012.

When: June 8, 2012
Where: Finnish Institute of Occupational Health Helsinki, Finland

When: October 16 -19, 2012
Where: Lisbon, Portugal

When: 31 May 2012
Where: Grenoble, France

Please register by 8 May!

Standard Procedures for Nanoparticle Testing

The 2013 NMP Orientation Paper is now online.

When: 25/11/2012 - 30/11/2012
Where: Venice, Italy

Information flyer on the CEN CENELEC Research Helpdesk


Call opening: 20/03/2012
Deadline: 05/06/0212

When: March 14 2012,  2:45 – 3:45 PM Where: At the next Annual SOT meeting in San Francisco

When: 01/11/2011 - 04/11/2011
Where: Prague, Czech Republic

The fourth ENPRA newsletter is available to download now - click here for access.
Small material, big impact: European Repository of Reference Nanomaterials will improve safety assessment.