Unveiling the Future of Innovation – Nanotechnology at the Crossroads of Converging Technologies

AcumenIST Dr Steffi Friedrichs participated in a panel discussion on ‘Challenges and Opportunities in Open Innovation for Materials Modelling’ at a recent conference on ‘Open Innovation for Materials Modelling, Design and Manufacturing’ (OIP-2023), held at the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) on the 19. – 20. October 2023. Read more…

Nanomaterials and Graphene join Forces to advance the Standardisation & Harmonisation of Advanced Materials

Dr Steffi Friedrichs of AcumenIST SRL participated in the ‚ÄėStandardisation Workshop & Panel Discussion‚Äô at Graphene Week 2023, held from the 4th ‚Äď 8th September 2023 in Gothenburg. She contributed an introduction to the HorizonEurope-funded MACRAM√Č Project (Advanced Characterisation Methodologies to assess and predict the Health and Environmental Risks of Read more…

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Good Practice in (Meta)Data Management – a well-written Perspective provides new Impulses far beyond its Community

‚Äė[‚Ķ] a highly topical issue in the science community: that of research data management and FAIR data.’ [Peer-Reviewer 1] A new paper on data management laments that the processes underlying the best practices of research data management were ‚Äėoverly focussed on the needs of speciÔ¨Āc research projects or aligned to Read more…

From Principles to Reality – FAIR Implementation in the Nanosafety Community

Preparing to tackle the challenge of developing safe and sustainable nanomaterials-based solutions to current global challenges including clean energy, sustainable food production and water security requires access to high quality data and appropriate analysis and modelling approaches, a group of leading nanosafety researchers (incl. AcumenIST Dr Steffi Friedrichs for @NanoFabNet1) Read more…

MACRAM√Č Data Shepherding ‚Äď an Approach to the centralised Management of Research Information & Knowledge

The MACRAM√Č Project (Advanced Characterisation Methodologies to assess and predict the Health and Environmental Risks of Advanced Materials) published a detailed report on ‘Information Hub, Data Exchange Format Specifications, and initial Research Output Management Plan (ROMP)’. As a part of its open science philosophy, MACRAM√Č is implementing high quality knowledge Read more…

Innovation for a Sustainable Agriculture & Food System

On May 23-24, 2023, Re-Imagine Europa organised the¬†Global Conference on Sustainability in Agriculture & Food Systems: Innovation, Indicators and Implementation¬†together with partners¬†ALLEA (European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities),¬†European Food Forum,¬†European Sustainable Agriculture through Genome Editing (EU-SAGE), and the¬†Institute of Agroecology, supported by the conference‚Äôs main sponsor¬†Organisation for Economic Read more…

Towards harmonisation of testing of nanomaterials for EU regulatory requirements on chemical safety

A group of experts has identified 11 different needs for action to address 22 information requirement needs across different EU regulatory areas concerning the market access of products containing nanomaterials. In a new publication entitled ‘Towards harmonisation of testing of nanomaterials for EU regulatory requirements on chemical safety ‚Äď A Read more…