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Current Developments in Standards and Regulation for Nanotechnologies

Earlier this year, the NanoKTN and Nanotechnology Industries Association (NIA) held a workshop on the ‘Current Developments in Standards and Regulation for Nanotechnologies' at the National...

NIA & NanoKTN publishes workshop report on standards in nanotechnologies

The NanoKTN is pleased to publish a report from a collaborative event it held earlier this year at the National physical Laboratory (NPL) on the needs for standards in nanotechnologies with the...

EC nanoSTAIR project publishes a deliverable on stakeholder needs

Standardization is one of the most convienient solutions to quickly capitalize and disseminate knowledge in “reference documents”, and have it implemented in the industry. It is very...

New ASTM Nanotechnology Standard Will Facilitate Description and Characterization Data Exchange

A new ASTM International standard will facilitate the meaningful submission and exchange of nanomaterial descriptions and characterization data, along with other files, among individual...

Current Developments in Standards & Regulations for Nanotechnologies - Presentations Now Available

On 19th March 2013, the NanoKTN and NIA held an event on Current Developments in Standards & Regulations for Nanotechnologies , hosted by NPL .   The event looked at the...

Challenges Facing Standardisation in Nanotechnology

Simon Holland, Director, Process Understanding & Control at GSK and Chair of TC229 Committee on Nanotechnology, ISO International Organization for Standardization, will provide the...

Practical Routes and Strategies for Industrial Standards

Dr James Johnstone, Theme Manager – Metrology, Instrumentation & Standards at the NanoKTN will present on 'Practical Routes and Strategies for Industrial Standards' at the...

Interpretation and implications of the European Commission Definition on Nanomaterials

Dr Eric Bleeker from the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) will present on 'Interpretation and implications of the European Commission Definition on...

Quality and Regulatory Affairs for Carbon Nanomaterials

John MacKenzie, Regulatory Affairs Manager at Thomas Swan & Co. Ltd will present on 'Quality and Regulatory Affairs for Carbon Nanomaterials' at the Current Developments in...

New Areas for Development of Standards

As part of the upcoming Current Developments in Standards and Regulations for Nanotechnologies  event, there will be a breakout session in the afternoon on 'New Areas for...

EC nanoSTAIR project helping to translate research into standards

The recently begun nanoSTAIR project aims to translate research results into high quality standards for the nanotechnology industry. They have just release a survey of stakeholder which needs to...

NanoKTN Seminar to Discuss Current Developments in Standards and Regulations for Nanotechnologies

Identification of new opportunities to develop new/additional strategic standards in support of UK business development.   The NanoKTN is pleased to announce details of a joint...

Programme Now Available for Current Developments in Standards and Regulations for Nanotechnologies

Event Flyer Event Website   19th March 2013, National Physical Laboratory (NPL), Teddington   A one day open seminar has been organised for UK...

NanoSight’s Experience Working toward and with Nanotechnology Standards

Dr Patrick Hole, Head of Development at NanoSight Ltd will present on 'NanoSight’s Experience Working toward and with Nanotechnology Standards' at the Current Developments in...

Current Developments in Standards and Regulations for Nanotechnologies

Event Flyer Event Website 19th March 2013, National Physical Laboratory (NPL), Teddington   A one day open seminar has been organised for UK industry and...

BSI works with industry to promote adoption of nanotechnologies

As nanotechnologies begin to play an ever increasingly important role in commercial and consumer products, BSI is working with experts in this field to promote acceptance and adoption of this...

EMPA publish nanoparticle test handbook

A new handbook has been published under Empa leadership which aims to unify European standards in nanoparticle research. It contains detailed regulations for the manufacture and analysis of...

NIST Releases First Certified Reference Material for Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued the world’s first reference material for single-wall carbon nanotube soot. Distantly related to the soot in your...

New ISO nanotechnology standards: Nanostructured materials & Nano/bio interface

ISO/TS 80004-4:2011 - Nanotechnologies -- Vocabulary -- Part 4: Nanostructured materials: Gives terms and definitions for materials in the field of nanotechnologies where one or more...

Two important draft BSI nanotechnology standards open for public comment

The British Standards Institution (BSI) has been developing two Publicly Available Specifications (PAS’s) in the area of nanotechnologies. There is now an opportunity to be able to comment...
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NanoKTN to Assist British Standards Institution in Review of Nanotechnology Standard

The British Standards Institution (BSI) assisted by the NanoKTN, is pleased to confirm it will...

BSI seeking comments on planned international technical specifications for nanoscale titania and calcium carbonate

BSI is seeking UK experts to comment on new draft international technical specifications...

BIS Supports the development of 2 new standards for nanotechnologies

May 2011 Bulletin,   Consensus based, documentary standards are an important...