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Framework to respond to regulatory needs of future nanomaterials and markets

Objective

Rapidly developing markets such as green construction, energy harvesting and storage, advanced materials for aerospace, electronics, medical implants and environmental remediation are potential key application targets for nanomaterials. There, nanotechnology has the potential to make qualitative improvements or indeed even to enable the technology. Impacts range from increased efficiency of energy harvesting or storage batteries, to radical improvements in mechanical properties for construction materials. In addition, concerns of these markets such as scarcity of materials, cost, security of supply, and negative environmental impact of older products could also be addressed by new nano-enabled materials (e.g. lighter aircraft use less fuel).
FutureNanoNeeds will develop a novel framework to enable naming, classification, hazard and environmental impact assessment of the next generation nanomaterials prior to their widespread industrial use. It will uniquely achieve this by integrating concepts and approaches from several well established contiguous domains, such as phylontology and crystallography to develop a robust, versatile and adaptable naming approach, coupled with a full assessment of all known biological protective responses as the basis for a decision tree for screening potential impacts of nanomaterials at all stages of their lifecycle. Together, these tools will form the basis of a “value chain” regulatory process which allows a each nanomaterial to be assessed for different applications on the basis of available data and the specific exposure and life cycle concerns for that application. Exemplar materials from emerging nano-industry sectors, such as energy, construction and agriculture will be evaluated via this process as demonstrators. The FutureNanoNeeds consortium is uniquely placed to achieve this, on the basis of expertise, positioning, open mindedness and a belief that new approaches are required.

Call for proposal

FP7-NMP-2013-LARGE-7
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Funding Scheme

CP-IP - Large-scale integrating project

Coordinator

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF IRELAND, DUBLIN
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Belfield
4 Dublin
Ireland
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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
EU contribution
€ 1 276 598,50
Administrative Contact
Donal Doolan (Mr.)

Participants (25)

Centre de Recherche Public - Gabriel Lippmann

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Luxembourg
EU contribution
€ 329 070,07
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Rue Du Brill 41
4422 Belvaux
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Michèle De Pourck (Mrs.)
FUNDACIO INSTITUT CATALA DE NANOCIENCIA I NANOTECNOLOGIA

Participation ended

Spain
EU contribution
€ 49 718,93
Address
Campus De La Uab Edifici Q Icn2
08193 Bellaterra (Barcelona)
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Marta Balza (Ms.)
PHILIPPS UNIVERSITAET MARBURG
Germany
EU contribution
€ 320 557,30
Address
Biegenstrasse 10
35037 Marburg
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Wolfgang Parak (Prof.)
ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE FEDERALE DE LAUSANNE
Switzerland
EU contribution
€ 402 142,40
Address
Batiment Ce 3316 Station 1
1015 Lausanne
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Michael Graetzel (Prof.)
INSTITUT FUR ENERGIE UND UMWELTTECHNIK EV - IUTA
Germany
EU contribution
€ 416 245,84
Address
Bliersheimer Strasse 60
47229 Duisburg
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Stefan Haep (Dr.)
HERIOT-WATT UNIVERSITY
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 335 980
Address
Riccarton
EH14 4AS Edinburgh
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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Eva Olszewska-Day (Dr.)
LUXEMBOURG INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Luxembourg
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5 Avenue Des Hauts Fourneaux
4362 Esch Sur Alzette
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Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Michèle De Pourck (Mrs.)
THE UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 454 365,90
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Edgbaston
B15 2TT Birmingham
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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Xavier Rodde (Mr.)
THE PROVOST, FELLOWS, FOUNDATION SCHOLARS & THE OTHER MEMBERS OF BOARD, OF THE COLLEGE OF THE HOLY & UNDIVIDED TRINITY OF QUEEN ELIZABETH NEAR DUBLIN
Ireland
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€ 297 409,74
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College Green
2 Dublin
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Deirdre Savage (Ms.)
NEDERLANDSE ORGANISATIE VOOR TOEGEPAST NATUURWETENSCHAPPELIJK ONDERZOEK TNO
Netherlands
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€ 315 117,50
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Anna Van Buerenplein 1
2595 DA Den Haag
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Research Organisations
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Esther Zondervan (Dr.)
ISTITUTO DI RICERCHE FARMACOLOGICHE MARIO NEGRI
Italy
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€ 297 128,40
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Via Mario Negri 2
20156 Milano
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Research Organisations
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Maria Grazia Pezzoni (Ms.)
RIJKSINSTITUUT VOOR VOLKSGEZONDHEID EN MILIEU
Netherlands
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€ 296 748
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Antonie Van Leeuwenhoeklaan 9
3721 MA Bilthoven
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Research Organisations
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Marjon Hartwigsen (Mrs.)
VLAAMSE INSTELLING VOOR TECHNOLOGISCH ONDERZOEK N.V.
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 391 779,50
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Boeretang 200
2400 Mol
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Erik Jansen (Mr.)
COMMISSARIAT A L ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES
France
EU contribution
€ 388 958
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Rue Leblanc 25
75015 Paris 15
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Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Stephanie Thollon (Dr.)
TECHNICKA UNIVERZITA V LIBERCI
Czechia
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€ 169 544,90
Address
Studentska 1402/2
46117 Liberec
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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
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Ivana Chramostová (Mrs.)
COMITE DES DONNEES SCIENTIFIQUES ETTECHNOLOGIQUES ASSOCIATION
France
EU contribution
€ 80 400
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Rue Auguste Vacquerie 5
75016 Paris
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Other
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Simon Hodson (Dr.)
NANOFUTURES ASBL
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 149 737,75
Address
Rue De La Presse 4
1000 Brussels
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Other
Administrative Contact
Thomas Zadrozny (Dr.)
FILARETE SERVIZI SRL
Italy
EU contribution
€ 279 480
Address
Viale Ortles 22/4
20139 Milano
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Paolo Milani (Prof.)
NANOGAP SUB-NM-POWDER SA
Spain
EU contribution
€ 64 570,80
Address
Rua Da Xesta Nave 78A2
15895 Ames A Coruna
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Daniel Fernandez Mosquera (Dr.)
Solarprint Limited

Participation ended

Ireland
EU contribution
€ 10 981,20
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Ground Floor Silverstone House, Ballymoss Road, Sandyford
18 Dublin
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Richard Twohig (Mr.)
NANONICA EUROPE SL
Spain
EU contribution
€ 4 980
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Calle Corsega Piso 2 Pta 1 516 Bis
08025 Barcelona
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Aurora Conill (Mr.)
CENTRO RICERCHE FIAT SCPA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 154 875
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Strada Torino 50
10043 Orbassano
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Research Organisations
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Maria Onida (Dr.)
UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA
Spain
EU contribution
€ 67 422
Address
Colexio De San Xerome Praza Do Obradoiro S/n
15782 Santiago De Compostela
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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Martin Cacheiro Martinez (Mr.)
G24 POWER LIMITED

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United Kingdom
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South Lake Drive Imperial Park
NP10 8AS Newport
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Hugh Doyle (Mr.)
FUNDACIO HOSPITAL UNIVERSITARI VALL D'HEBRON - INSTITUT DE RECERCA
Spain
EU contribution
€ 246 185,27
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Passeig Vall D Hebron 119-129 Edificio De Recerca
08035 Barcelona
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Maria Orobitg (Ms.)