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June 22nd, 2010

Greener Nanotech 2010: Navigating EHS for nanomaterials

Abstract:
The Greener Nanotech 2010 conference (June 16-18, U. of Oregon, Portland, OR) focused on both the importance of verifying that any nanomaterials products are safe for the environment and health, as well as importance of continuing to move beneficial side of nanomaterials forward. Oregon has been involved in green chemistry initiatives for over 15 years, and thus is applying these basic principles to drive for green nanotech. In the last 10 years, nanotechnologies have matured from initial "dot-com" like exuberance, where concept was enough to start a business, to a more mature development phase with significant focus on reproducible manufacturing, quality control, material stability, and environmental/health/safety (EHS).

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