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


Empowering Europe’s Green & Digital Future

Dr Steffi Friedrichs, Founder & Director of AcumenIST, moderated a panel discussion at this year’s EuroNanoForum, held 11th – 13th June in Lund, Sweden. ‘Advanced Materials are a cornerstone to mastering the green and digital transitions. They also play an essential role in reinforcing Europe‚Äės resilience and strategic autonomy. However,

Belgian and Japanes Flags

Decarbonisation & female Entrepreneurship in Belgium and Japan – AcumenIST joins the Mission of HRH Princess Astrid of Belgium

AcumenIST, Dr Steffi Friedrichs, had the honour to participate in the Belgian Economic Mission to Japan, presided by HRH Princess Astrid of Belgium: from the 5th until the 9th December 2022, nearly 600 representatives from over 200 Belgian businesses, academic institutions and governmental organisations travelled around Japan, accompanies by the


Dual Use of Nanobiotechnology Delivery Technologies

‘Science-Fiction versus Science-Fact – Nanobiotechnology Applications for Delivery’ was the title of Dr Steffi Friedrichs’ presentation at the 2020 UNIDIR Innovation Dialogues – Life Sciences, International Security & Disarmament Conference, held online on the 20.-21. August 2020. Presentation by Dr Steffi Friedrichs at the 2020 UNIDIR Innovation Dialogues from Steffi

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The Regulatory Landscape of Genome Editing

During the 8th Plant Genomics and Gene Editing Congress: Europe, held on the 4th and 5th March 2020 in Rotterdam, a panel of experts explored end discussed ‘The Regulatory Landscape’ of Genome Editing: Chair: Huw Jones, Professor of Translational Genomics for Plant Breeding, Institute of Biological, Environmental & Rural Sciences (IBERS),


The Economic Impact of Nanotechnology

On the 27th – 28th March 2012, the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development) and and the US NNI (National Nanotechnology Initiative) co-organised the seminal International Symposium on Assessing the Economic Impact of Nanotechnology, in order to systematically explore the need for and development of a methodology to assess