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This event, organised by NanoKTN in collaboration with BIS, DEFRA and SAFENANO will provide an opportunity to hear from Rt Hon David Willetts MP, Minister of State for Universities and Science, and from Lord Taylor of Holbeach, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State in DEFRA, about the government’s plans regarding nanotechnology, including details of a new collaborative approach within government designed to ensure appropriate support is provided to the UK’s nanotechnology based businesses.
The event will also provide an update on recent European developments on nanomaterials and REACH, the EC’s recommended nanomaterial definition, the French Decree regarding notification of nanomaterials and the potential implications of these developments for industry and the innovation process.
There will also be panel discussions and opportunities to hear about current and future funding opportunities through the EC’s FP7 NMP programme and the Technology Strategy Board.
Mr Graham Mobbs, UK National Project Coordinator for EUREKA, will take part in the programme - 03:15pm : "Technology Strategy Board Funded Industry Programmes for European and UK National R&D and Commercialisation".
CONTACT / Graham M Mobbs |
Tel: +44 (0)1793 44 27 63
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