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International multi-stakeholder dialogue platform framing the responsible development of Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies (NS&T)

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 217724

Status

Closed project

  • Start date

    1 May 2008

  • End date

    31 March 2010

Funded under:

FP7-SIS

  • Overall budget:

    € 742 934,74

  • EU contribution

    € 675 044

Coordinated by:

ASSOCIAZIONE ITALIANA PER LA RICERCA INDUSTRIALE - AIRI

Italy

Objective

The FramingNano project will support the establishment of a multistakeholders dialogue on NS&T regulation and governance among the scientific, institutional, industrial communities, the broad public to articulate consensus and absence of consensus between the various stakeholders, sustain a European debate between them, and foster the development of a shared frame of knowledge, objectives, actions to define constructive and practicable regulatory solutions toward a responsible development of NS&T. This action will lead to a proposal of a Governance Plan designing a deliberative process for the responsible development of NS&T at European level and beyond, including recommendations for future research, policy actions, and co-operative research processes over the years 2009-2013. The activity of the project will be articulated in 28 months and geared around 4 key actions: 1. Analysis and review of existing-proposed regulatory processes, identification of stakeholders; 2. collection and analysis of stakeholders positions and needs; 3. Development of an appropriate proposal of a Governance Plan; communication and dissemination of information on the project and NS&T governance. Project website and Newsletter, a mid term international workshop, a final international conference, and national workshops will be organised. The project brings together 6 partners from 6 countries, covering all main European geographical areas (North, Eastern, Centre, South). Consortium partners have a long experience in NS&T, in S&T assessment, consultation processes, analysis of technological and societal issues, communication, and liaison already established with many relevant stakeholders. The project will support the European Commission, EU policy makers and stakeholders in designing a European model that assure that the development of NS&T takes place responsibly and to the benefit of the individuals and the society.

Coordinator

ASSOCIAZIONE ITALIANA PER LA RICERCA INDUSTRIALE - AIRI

Address

Viale Gorizia 25c
00198 Roma

Italy

Activity type

Other

EU Contribution

€ 178 087

Administrative Contact

Guido Frigessi Di Rattalma (Mr.)

Participants (5)

The Innovation Society Ltd

Switzerland

EU Contribution

€ 158 360

Institute of Nanotechnology

United Kingdom

EU Contribution

€ 201 851

National Institute for Public Health and the Environment

Netherlands

EU Contribution

€ 63 665

Fondation EurActiv

Belgium

EU Contribution

€ 42 586

TECHNOLOGICKE CENTRUM AKADEMIE VED CESKE REPUBLIKY

Czechia

EU Contribution

€ 30 495

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 217724

Status

Closed project

  • Start date

    1 May 2008

  • End date

    31 March 2010

Funded under:

FP7-SIS

  • Overall budget:

    € 742 934,74

  • EU contribution

    € 675 044

Coordinated by:

ASSOCIAZIONE ITALIANA PER LA RICERCA INDUSTRIALE - AIRI

Italy

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