esofThe Finnish Institute of Occupational Health and the Academy of Finland are hosting a panel discussion on questions of nanosafety in connection with the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) conference in Manchester. The panel discussion will take place under the heading “The small matter of safety – responsible use of nanotechnology”. It will take place on Wednesday 27 July at 2.15 p.m.

The panel will include a number of NANOSOLUTIONS researchers, including Professor Kai Savolainen from the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (FIOH); Professor Andrea Hartwig from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology; Dr. Socorro Vázquez-Campos from LEITAT Technological Centre; Dr. Dario Greco from the University of Helsinki; and Dr. Emma Martín Rodríguez from the University of Madrid.

The panellists will be addressing such questions as: How are consumers and employees exposed to nanomaterials? What are the health hazards and other risks involved? How to promote the safe and sustainable use of nanomaterials?