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Towards a European strategy for nanotechnology

Authors: European Commission
Publication Type: Government Report
Abstract: Communication from the European Commission on developing a strategy for the research and development of nanotechnology in the European Union. Section 1.3 focuses on ensuring a safe approach in how nanotechnology is adopted, Section ...
Year: 2004
URL: http://ec.europa.eu/research/industrial_technologies/pdf/nanotechnology_communication_en.pdf

Biblio - csep - 04/13/2010 - 15:01

Synthetische Nanomaterialien : Risikobeurteilung und Risikomanagement Grundlagenbericht zum Aktionsplan

Authors: Switzerland, Federation for the Environment ; Herausgegeben vom Bundesamt für Umwelt BAFU und vom Bundesamt für Gesundheit BAG ; Switzerland, Federal Office of Public Health
Publication Type: Government Report
Abstract: Swiss action plan that outlines the necessary steps to ensure the safe handling of engineered nanoparticles in Switzerland. The report provides a comprehensive overview of current knowledge in the areas of the application of nanomat...
Year: 2007
URL: http://www.bafu.admin.ch/publikationen/publikation/00058/index.html?lang=de

Biblio - csep - 04/13/2010 - 13:20

National Nanotechnology Intitative Strategic Plan December 2007

Authors: United States National Science and Technology Council, Subcommittee on Nanoscale Science, Engineering, and Technology
Publication Type: Government Report
Abstract: The 2007 strategic plan for the United States National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI)outlines the goals and priorities of the program, and updates the first 2004 NNI plan. The last section of the report highlights some critical res...
Year: 2007
URL: http://www.nano.gov/NNI_Strategic_Plan_2007.pdf

Biblio - csep - 04/13/2010 - 13:07

Strategic Plan for NIOSH Nanotechnology Research and Guidance

Authors: United States, National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety
Publication Type: Government Report
Abstract: The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is pleased to present the Strategic Plan for NIOSH Nanotechnology Research and Guidance: Filling the Knowledge Gaps. This plan updates the September 2005 strategic pl...
Year: 2009
URL: http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2010-105/default.html

Biblio - csep - 04/13/2010 - 11:56

Nano-Initiative - action plan 2010

Authors: Bundesministerium fur Bildung und Forschung / Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Germany (BMBF)
Publication Type: Government Report
Abstract: This action plan lays out the research framework and overall goals for seven federal ministries to help Germany keep a leading edge in nanotechnology research and development, and to facilitate a public dialogue about the risks and ...
Year: 2007
URL: http://www.bmbf.de/pub/nano_initiative_action_plan_2010.pdf

Biblio - csep - 04/13/2010 - 11:49

UK Nanotechnologies Strategy: Small technologies, great opportunities

Authors: United Kingdom, Department for Business Innovation and Skills
Publication Type: Government Report
Abstract: This strategic plan outlines the United Kingdom's strategy to help support development in the area of nanotechnologies both to help the UK economy and its consumers benifit from nanotechnologies, but also to acknowledge and address ...
Year: 2010
URL: http://bis.gov.uk/assets/biscore/corporate/docs/n/10-825-nanotechnologies-strategy

Biblio - csep - 04/09/2010 - 14:54

Nanotechnology and regulation : a case study using the Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA)

Publication Type: Report
Abstract: Paper uses the existing regulatory framework of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) administered by the Environmental Protection Agency and applies it to nanotechnology to study possible effects. Paper discusses limits of using ...
Year: 2003

Biblio - csep - 04/19/2010 - 15:31

An uncertain business : the technical, social, and commercial challenges presented by nanotechnology

Authors: Sutcliffe, Hilary ; Hogson, Simon
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: Report prepared for a workshop supported by Insight Investment, the Royal Society, and the Nanotechnology Industries Association that sought to highlight the wider scientific social and commercial issues surrounding nanotechnology a...
Year: 2006
URL: http://www.responsiblefutures.com/anuncertainbusiness.pdf

Biblio - csep - 04/20/2010 - 14:51

Joint Statement on EPA's Nanoscale Materials Stewardship Program

Authors: Nanobusiness Alliance ; American Chemistry Council, Nanotechnology Panel ; Nanotechnology SME Coalition ; Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturer's Association
Publication Type: Web Article
Abstract: The Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturers Association’s (SOCMA) Nanotechnology SME Coalition, American Chemistry Council’s (ACC) Nanotechnology Panel, the NanoBusiness Alliance, have submitted a joint statement supporting the U.S...
Year: 2008
URL: http://www.nanowerk.com/news/newsid=6378.php

Biblio - csep - 04/20/2010 - 15:34

The FramingNano Governance Platform - A New Integrated Approach to the Responsible Development of Nanotechnologies

Authors: Mantovani, Elvio ; Meili, Christoph ; Innovation Society ; Porcari, Andrea ; Widmer, Markus
Publication Type: Report
Secondary Title: International Nano-Regulation Conference
Abstract: Final report of the FramingNano project, which was launched in May 2008 to create a set of proposals for a workable governance framework for engineered nanomaterials for the European Union. The proposals cover technical and organiz...
Year: 2010
URL: http://www.innovationsgesellschaft.ch/media/archive2/publikationen/FramingNano_Complete_Final_Report.pdf

Biblio - csep - 04/26/2010 - 13:58

Characterizing the environmental health and safety implications of nanotechnology : where should the federal government go from here?

Authors: ICF International ; Teepe, Adam ; Linquiti, Peter
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: Report analyzes U.S. Federal Government's efforts to research the human health and environmental consequences of nanotechnology. It describes an urgent need to chart a more aggressive course in these research areas. Report gives fou...
Year: 2006
URL: http://www.icfi.com/markets/environment/doc_files/nanotechnology.pdf

Biblio - csep - 04/26/2010 - 14:34

EPA and Nanotechnology: Oversight for the 21st Century

Authors: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies ; Davies, J. Clarence
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: Report examining the role the United State’s Environmental Protection Agency in nanotechnology oversight. Following Davies’ past report “Managing the Effects of Nanotechnology” which argues for better and more aggressive oversight f...
Year: 2007
URL: http://www.nanotechproject.org/process/files/2698/197_nanoepa_pen9.pdf

Biblio - csep - 04/26/2010 - 15:02

Thinking Big about things small:creating an effective oversight system for nanotechnology

Authors: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies ; Greenwood, Mark
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: Report urges policy makers to focus on how the core assumptions about risk assessment and risk management of the underlying current health and environmental regulations will translate for the micro-nature of nanotechnology and nanop...
Year: 2007
URL: http://nanotechproject.org/file_download/files/Greenwood%20-%20PEN%207.pdf

Biblio - csep - 04/26/2010 - 15:05

Room at the bottom? Potential state and local strategies for managing the risks and benefits of nanotechnology

Authors: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies ; Keiner, Suellen
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: In the absence of actions taken at the federal level to address the environmental, health, consumer and worker safety issues that may be posed by nanotechnology , some state and local governments are beginning to investigate their o...
Year: 2008
URL: http://www.nanotechproject.org/process/assets/files/6112/pen11_keiner.pdf

Biblio - csep - 04/27/2010 - 09:47

Nanotechnology Oversight: An Agenda for the New Administration

Authors: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies ; Davies, J. Clarence
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: This report, by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies, lays out a clear road map for the next presidential administration to deal with the current shortcomings of nanotechnology ov...
Year: 2008
URL: http://207.58.186.238/process/ assets/files/6709/pen13.pdf

Biblio - csep - 04/27/2010 - 09:55

Oversight of Next Generation Nanotechnology

Authors: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies ; Davies, J. Clarence
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: In this report, the author discusses some suggestions about what an oversight system might look for the next generation of nanotechnologies. He describes a new Department of Environment and Consumer Protections that would incorporat...
Year: 2009
URL: http://www.nanotechproject.org/process/assets/files/7316/pen-18.pdf

Biblio - csep - 04/27/2010 - 10:09

National Nanotechnology Initiative Supplement to the Presidents FY 2011 Budget

Authors: United States, National Science and Technology Council, Subcommittee on Nanoscale Science, Engineering, and Technology
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: This publication discusses the Fiscal Year 2011 budget for the U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative, and details their requests for funding to research nanotechnology-related environmental, health and safety issue. For 2011, the ...
Year: 2010
URL: http://www.nano.gov/NNI_2011_budget_supplement.pdf

Biblio - csep - 05/06/2010 - 13:09

National Nanotechnology Initiative : supplement to the President's fiscal year 2008 budget

Authors: United States, National Science and Technology Council, Subcommittee on Nanoscale Science, Engineering, and Technology
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: This document is a supplement to the President's 2008 Budget Request. It describes the levels of funding for human and environmental safety research programs and programs investigating the social and legal implications of nanotechno...
Year: 2007
URL: http://www.nano.gov/NNI_08Budget.pdf

Biblio - csep - 05/06/2010 - 13:28

The National Nanotechnology Initiative at five years : Assessment and recommendations of the NNI Advisory Panel

Authors: United States, President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: Five year review of the National Nanotechnology Initiative by the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology. See especially pages 35-38 for review of the NNI's efforts to address potential social and ethical issues r...
Year: 2005
URL: http://www.nano.gov/FINAL_PCAST_NANO_REPORT.pdf

Biblio - csep - 05/06/2010 - 13:35

The National Nanotechnology Initiative : Second assessment and recomendations of the National Nanotechnology Advisory Panel

Authors: United States, President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: This review of the United States National Nanotechnology Initiative by the President's Advisory Panel on Science and Technology found that, along with the need to provide effective coordination among participating agencies, there mu...
Year: 2008
URL: http://www.nano.gov/PCAST_NNAP_NNI_Assessment_2008.pdf

Biblio - csep - 05/06/2010 - 13:42

Nanoparticles, human health hazard and regulation

Authors: Seaton, Anthony ; Tran, Lang ; Aitken, Robert ; Donaldson, Kenneth
Publication Type: Journal Article
Secondary Title: Journal of the Royal Society
Abstract: This article reviews the understanding of the human health hazards potentially posed by nanoscale materials, relates these risks to those posed by aerosols of combustion particles and asbestos, and discuss early steps towards regula...
Year: 2010
URL: http://rsif.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/early/2009/08/31/rsif.2009.0252.focus.abstract
DOI:
10.1098/​rsif.2009.0252

Biblio - csep - 05/14/2010 - 11:48

Nanotechnology: A Policy Primer

Authors: Sargent, John F.
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: This report provides an overview of U.S. support for nanotechnology research and development, the purpose and achievements of the National Nanotechnology Initiative, U.S. competitiveness in this field, and a quick overview on enviro...
Year: 2010
URL: http://assets.opencrs.com/rpts/RL34511_20100312.pdf

Biblio - csep - 05/14/2010 - 13:19

Report on the questionnaire on regulatory regimes for manufactured nanomaterials

Authors: Organization for Economic Cooporation and Development
Publication Type: Report
Abstract: This report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development reports the results of a survey that looked to gather information about existing regulatory regimes for manufactured nanomaterials. The survey received twen...
Year: 2010
URL: http://www.olis.oecd.org/olis/2010doc.nsf/LinkTo/NT000029AA/$FILE/JT03282361.PDF

Biblio - csep - 05/14/2010 - 13:39

Proposal for Regulatory Reform of Industrial Nanomaterials : Public Discussion Paper

Authors: Australia, Department of Health and Aging
Publication Type: Government Report
Abstract: This public discussion paper, published by Australia's Department on Health and Aging, seeks to look at how changes should be made to the National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS) to address uncertain...
Year: 2009
URL: http://www.nicnas.gov.au/Current_Issues/Nanotechnology/Consultation%20Papers/NICNAS_Nano_PUBLIC_DISCUSSION_PAPER_PDF.pdf

Biblio - csep - 04/29/2010 - 09:58

ICSTI Statement on Nanotechnology

Authors: Irish Council for Science, Technology and Innovation
Publication Type: Report
Year: 2004

Biblio - csep - 06/04/2010 - 09:38