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Home > Press > Safe nanotechnologies: Enabling responsible business opportunities 1.11.2007 Innopoli II, Otaniemi, Espoo

Abstract:
The workshop is organized by Tekes FinNano programme, Tekes Safety programme, Fine Particle Forum (Hiukkasfoorumi), Helsinki Region Centre of Expertise (Nanotechnology Cluster Programme) and PILTTI project.

Safe nanotechnologies: Enabling responsible business opportunities 1.11.2007 Innopoli II, Otaniemi, Espoo

Finland | Posted on September 21st, 2007

he workshop is intended for representatives from companies and research institutes utilizing nanotechnologies and/or looking for business new opportunities. The workshop is also the annual meeting of the Finnish Fine Particle Forum (Hiukkasfoorumi), and a stakeholder meeting on the Small scale combustion emissions and future in Finland.

For registration, please visit www.tekes.fi/finnano. The event is free of charge. Welcome!


Preliminary programme (Speakers and detailed topics to be confirmed).

9.00-9:30 Coffee and registration

9.30-11.30 Session I: Vision of safe nanotechnologies
1. Vision on safe nanoparticles and nanotechnologies: Global, EU and Finnish perspective
2. Nano Risk Framework
3. European industrial perspective on safety of nanotechnologies

11.30 - 12.30 Lunch

12.30 - 14.00 Session II: Exposure and Measurements
1. Global measures and personal protective equipment
2. Measurement devices to assess exposure to engineered nanoparticles
3. New business opportunities utilizing the safety trends and legislation

14.00 - 14.30 Coffee break

14.30- 16.30 Session III A: Safety in industrial processes
1. Introduction of Fine Particle Forum
2. Processes of nanotechnologies and production of engineered nanoparticles 3. Safe production and use of engineered nanoparticles
4. New business opportunities utilizing safe processing of synthetic nanoparticle based aerosols

14.30- 16.30 Session III B: Safety in small scale combustion (PILTTI project/KTL)
1. Project results presentation

2. Commentary remarks, discussion

16.30- 17.00 Conclusions and discussion, Publishing the Receiver of "Vuoden hiukkasteko" prize 2007

17.00-18.30 Networking buffet

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(Fine Particle Forum and Helsinki Region Centre of Expertise (Nanotechnology Cluster Programme))

(PILTTI)

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