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…

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…

Status, implications and challenges of European safe and sustainable by design paradigms

The implementation of novel safe and sustainable by design (SSbD) practices for the management of chemicals requires a shift from the established risk control paradigms towards prevention-based approaches at the design stage. Such practices, applied at the earliest stages of innovation and throughout the life-cycle of chemicals, materials and products, Read more…

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EU 2030 Strategic Plan for Nanofabrication

The NanoFabNet published its ultimate roadmap to establish and secure the ongoing advancement and innovation in sustainable micro- and nanofabrication; the newly released report ‘EU 2030 Strategic Plan for Nanofabrication ‚Äď a NanoFabNet Roadmap‘ highlights the findings of 10 detailed analyses and resulting strategies and action plans, conducted and provided Read more…

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NanoFabNet U.S.-Launch – International Hub for sustainble High-Tech Innovation

Today, the NanoFabNet Hub was launched as a new network supporting suatinability in and through high-tech innovation. Set up as an ‘International Hub for sustainble High-Tech Innovation’, the NanoFabNet Hub provides a one-stop-shop for all matters and concerns pertaining to sustainable high-tech innovation and its successful incorporation into the complex, Read more…