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‘Ecosystem for Nanotechnology, Entrepreneurship and Law’ Educational Program Launched

‘Ecosystem for Nanotechnology, Entrepreneurship and Law’ Educational Program Launched

In support of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s nanotechnology-based education and economic development strategy, the SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) and Albany Law School (Albany Law) today announced the launch of a joint educational program, “Ecosystem for Nanotechnology, Entrepreneurship and Law,” (eNTEL) which will integrate the strengths of each institution to uniquely prepare student entrepreneurs to launch startup companies and attract business investment as a means of further driving New York’s fast-growing innovation economy. [More]
Alternative Testing Strategies Needed to Cope With New Wave of Emerging Nanomaterials

Alternative Testing Strategies Needed to Cope With New Wave of Emerging Nanomaterials

A group of international experts from government, industry and academia have concluded that alternative testing strategies (ATSs) that don’t rely on animals will be needed to cope with the wave of new nanomaterials emerging from the boom in nanoscience and nanotechnology. Their consensus statement from a workshop on the topic appears in the journal ACS Nano. [More]

RUSNANOPRIZE Nomination Process Reveals Great Emerging Technologies in Russia

Nanotechnological Society of Russia is involved in the process of attracting strong potential applicants for the RUSNANOPRIZE Award 2013. It occurred to be a good possibility to meet break-through industrial technolog... [More]
Clarkson Aerospace Aids University of Dayton Nanotechnology-Focused Minority Analyst Project

Clarkson Aerospace Aids University of Dayton Nanotechnology-Focused Minority Analyst Project

A subcontract from Clarkson Aerospace, through the U.S. Air Force — Air Force Research Laboratory Sensors Directorate is helping boost minorities in nanotechnology, analysis and intelligence fields through the University of Dayton School of Engineering Nanotechnology-Focused Minority Analyst Project. [More]

BASF Assists Research Program on Nanomaterial Safety

BASF has participated in a research project by BMBF (German Federal Ministry of Education and Research) about the safety effects of nanoparticles. The results of the project will allow faster and easier evaluation of ... [More]
Southeastern Announces National Conference in June on Safe Nanomaterial Use in Environmental Remediation

Southeastern Announces National Conference in June on Safe Nanomaterial Use in Environmental Remediation

An increasing number of hazardous waste disposal sites are using nanotechnology and nanomaterials in their environmental remediation efforts, leaving open questions about the safety of such techniques. [More]
CPSC Files Complaint Against Maxfield + Oberton Over Dangerous Buckyballs and Buckycube Toys

CPSC Files Complaint Against Maxfield + Oberton Over Dangerous Buckyballs and Buckycube Toys

The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has filed a complaint against New York based Maxfield & Oberton Holdings LLC over their Buckyballs and Buckycube desk toys subsequent to a 3-1 Commission vote approving the filing of complaint. [More]
Nanosafe 2012 - Final Call for Abstracts

Nanosafe 2012 - Final Call for Abstracts

The deadline for submission of abstracts for Nanosafe 2012 will
be on the 30th July. [More]
Nanovations Sets New Standard for Zero-Emission Production of Nanotechnology Products

Nanovations Sets New Standard for Zero-Emission Production of Nanotechnology Products

Nanovations has achieved the status of being one among the first carbon neutral nanotechnology producers in the globe. This achievement corroborates the company’s commitment towards decreasing the emissions of greenhouse gases. [More]
Scientists look at nanomaterials threat to aquatic ecosystems

Scientists look at nanomaterials threat to aquatic ecosystems

Researchers at Trent University launch a project to investigate the implications of silver nanoparticles in sensitive aquatic environments like lakes and rivers. [More]