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…

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…

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…

NanoFabNet publishes ‘Concepts & Disciplines of Sustainability in Nanotechnology & Nanofabrication’

The NanoFabNet, a new network for sustainable, industrial-scale nanofabrication, supported by the European Union‚Äôs Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation, published a report entitled ‘Concepts & Disciplines of Sustainability in Nanotechnology & Nanofabrication’. This report is devoted to a review of the concepts and disciplines of Sustainability in Nanotechnology and Nanofabrication. Read more…