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Setting priorities for new Euro-Brazilian cooperation in Responsible Research and Innovation

Mon, 30/10/2017

On 27 October 2017, MALSCH, partner in NANO2ALL, gave a keynote presentation on “Responsible Research and Innovation” (RRI) during an Info Session organised by INCOBRA at PUCRS in Porto Alegre, Brazil, providing an overview of past and ongoing EU funded projects in RRI, including Brazilian partners. She stressed the need for continuity and building upon results from earlier projects. 

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Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue in Jerusalem, Israel

Thu, 19/10/2017

Bloomfield Science Museum

Today, we begin our first dialogue of the season.

The multi-stakeholder dialogue takes place in the Bloomfield Science Museum, Jerusalem.

These dialogues will discuss how societal values, needs and concerns can be better reflected through an increased uptake of societal engagement in R&I in the area of nanomedicine, nanotextiles and nanotechnology applied to brain-computer interface.

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Nano2All in INCOBRA Info Session

Fri, 27/10/2017

Nano2All will be represented in the Info Sessions of the INCOBRA project. Dr Ineke Malsch, partner in Nano2All, will be talking about "RRI state-of-the-art: where does it come from? Where does it take?", "RRI in Europe: trends, challenges and opportunities" and "RRI in the context of EU-Brazil cooperation: what is at stake?" as a European expert in RRI in the second edition of INCOBRA's Info Sessions.

Check out the session's programme here.

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NANO2ALL at the SATORI Final Conference

Mon, 18/09/2017

NANO2ALL is represented by MALSCH (partner in the project) at the Final Conference of the SATORI project (http://satoriproject.eu/events/event/satori-final-conference/). The conference focuses on the ethical aspects of research and innovation. NANO2ALL is presented at the poster-session of the event.
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NANO2ALL training - In preparation for multi-stakeholder dialogues

Thu, 14/09/2017

NANO2ALL partner organisations and involved science centres participated in a training session in Amsterdam, NL on 13 and 14 September to discuss and try out the methodology designed for the multi-stakeholder dialogues. Multi-stakeholder dialogue events will take place this autumn in Sweden France, Spain, Italy, Poland and Israel.
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UNESCO calls for responsible research, including more dialogue with society

Wed, 06/09/2017

On 17 May 2017, UNESCO published a report on the Revision of the Recommendation on the Status of Scientific Researchers (1974): http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0024/002489/248910e.pdf. The recommendation calls upon UNESCO Member States to facilitate scientific research and calls upon researchers and employers of research to engage in responsible research. The update was needed to accommodate the present-day context where scientists are active, in private as well as public organisations.
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NANO2ALL JRC SES game showcased at ECSITE 2017

Thu, 22/06/2017

The prototype version of the NANO2ALL scenario exploration game (adapted from JRC´s future simulation tool ‘Scenario Exploration System’ (SES)) was presented in the Gamelab of Ecsite Annual Conference 2017 (www.ecsite.eu). The game, which will be used as part of the multi-stakeholder dialogues, explores future nanotechnology scenario situations in the targeted application areas across multiple timelines.

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NANO2ALL citizen dialogue methodology demonstrated at ECSITE 2017

Tue, 20/06/2017

The NANO2ALL citizen dialogue methodology was demonstrated at Ecsite Annual Conference 2017 (www.ecsite.eu) at the session “Unleashing citizen contributions to “science for all””. This session provided the opportunity to science communicators and others to experiment writing narratives on future situations related to the nano enabled objects, that were previously created by citizens in the NANO2ALL citizen dialogues. This helped reflect on values, concerns and needs around these objects.
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Comparing regulatory and industrial priorities in governance of nanomaterials

Tue, 11/07/2017

The Journal Environment, Systems and Decisions just published “Comparing mental models of prospective users of the Sustainable Nanotechnology Decision Support System”, by Ineke Malsch (partner in NANO2ALL) and colleagues of the project Sustainable Nanotechnologies (www.sun-fp7.eu). Mental modelling analysis can be a valuable tool in understanding and bridging cognitive values in multi-stakeholders’ communities.
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ECHA launches the European Union Observatory for Nanomaterials

Fri, 30/06/2017

Nanotechnology is very much present in our daily life. Nanomaterials are all over from cosmetics to food, clothes, pharmaceutical drugs and much more. A new platform, the European Union Observatory for Nanomaterials, collects now interesting information on the uses of nanomaterials, their effect on human health and environment, and recent nanotechnology innovation and research. The Platform is available at https://euon.echa.europa.eu/
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The Nano2All project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme, under the Grant Agreement Number 685931.
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