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NanoValid meets NanoSustain, Copenhagen, 9 May 2012

In early May, the NanoValid consortium met their EU FP7 NanoSustain counterparts from the project team. This joint meeting followed the 2nd regular project meeting  and advanced the 5th regular NanoSustain meeting (www.nanosustain.eu).

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NanoValid 2nd Regular Project Meeting

Copenhagen, 8-9 May 2012

The NanoValid consortium met for the 2nd time in Copenhagen on the 8-9 May 2012. The host of this 2nd regular meeting was our Danish partner "National Research Centre for the Working Environment" (NRCWE).

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NanoSafety Congress - Turkey

When: April 26th - 28th, 2012
Where: Antalya, Turkey


On behalf of NanoLINEN Group (Nanotoxicology Link between INdia and European Nations, www.nanolinen.org) we cordially invite you to attend to NanoSafety Congress - Turkey (www.nanolinenturkey.org) which will be held on April 26th-28th, 2012, in Antalya.

Your participation will be a good opportunity to start further collaboration and dissemination of the research and knowledge. Should you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ).

3-year Postdoctoral Researcher in the field of Nanotoxicology

The Department of Environmental Toxicology at Eawag has a vacancy for a 3-year Postdoctoral Researcher (PostDoc) in the field of Nanotoxicology. The position is part of the EU collaborative project NANOVALID (Development of reference methods for hazard identification, risk assessment and LCA of engineered nanomaterials).

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EU ERA-NET SIINN First Call for Proposals

EU ERA-NET SIINN First Call for Proposals

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

The first joint call for transnational projects of the SIINN initiative will open on March 20, 2012. The deadline for submitting proposals is June 5, 2012, 12:00 CET. Flyer: download, Website: www.siinn.eu.

The SIINN ERA-NET promotes the safe and rapid transfer of European research results in nanoscience and nanotechnology (N&N) into industrial applications. National and regional resources will be virtually pooled to create a transnational programme of research. SIINN will bring together today's fragmented research activities on the potential risks of engineered nanomaterials for environment, human health, and safety.