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Lynn L. Bergeson
Managing Director
Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

Abstract:
On October 24, 2017, the Nanotechnology Industries Association (NIA) held a webinar on Safe by Design for Nanomaterials.

October 30th, 2017

NIA Holds Webinar on Safe by Design for Nanomaterials

On October 24, 2017, the Nanotechnology Industries Association (NIA) held a webinar on Safe by Design for Nanomaterials. The webinar was open to all actors interested in nanomaterials and their safe management throughout their lifecycle, using the principles of Safe by Design from the earliest development stages. The webinar included the following presentations:

Session 1: Introduction to Safe by Design

- EU Research Strategy -- Nanotechnologies and Advanced Materials 2018-2020: Safe Nanotechnology -- Dr. Georgios Katalagarianakis, European Commission
- The Safe-by-Design Concept and its relevance across sectors -- Blanca Suarez-Merino, Peter Weiersmüller, Karl Höhener, TEMAS AG
- Safe by Design: Long term legal and corporate social responsibility impacts -- Anthony Bochon, Squire Patton Boggs (UK) LLP

Session 2: Tools and Frameworks for Product Development Available for Safe by Design

- Combined slides: Single file containing introduction, Stoffenmanager-Nano, LICARA Nano Scan, NanoSafer v.1.1β, and the Safe-by-Design Implementation Platform

Session 3: The Future of Safe by Design

- A vision of monitoring nanomaterials through the lifecycle -- Stephen Lofts, NERC Center for Ecology and Hydrology, U.K.
- The NanoSafety Cluster supporting Safe by design and data alignment -- Éva Valsami-Jones, University Birmingham, Coordinator of European Union (EU) - NanoSafety Cluster
- EU Observatory for Nanomaterials -- Abdelqader Sumrein, European Chemicals Agency
- Webinar Summary -- Dr. Claire Skentelbery, NIA

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