This report examines existing opportunities for citizens and professional stakeholders to engage with nanotechnologies
This report outlines the process for developing information materials for the GoNano citizens workshops taking place in the fall of 2018 on future nanotechnology for Health in the Netherlands, Energy in Spain and Food in the Czech Republic.
This report describes the design and outcomes of the citizen workshops organised in the Netherlands, the Czech Republic and Spain.
Research and innovation can benefit from being open to the public. Early and continuous engagement is key to sustainable, desirable and acceptable innovations, in which R&I is aligned with the values, needs and expectations of society. One area in particular is nanotechnology research and innovation. Nanotechnology encompasses a wide range of technological developments in areas … Continued
During summer 2019, nearly 900 participants from five European countries answered GoNano online questionnaire, which aimed to find out more about people´s understanding of nanotechnology and its application areas in Food, Energy and Health.
In November, the second stakeholder workshop on health was organized in the Netherlands. Sixteen stakeholders from research, policy, business, CSOs, and citizens, deliberated on how important public values, such as well-being, responsible use of health data, and industry-research relations, can be taken into account in the development of nanotechnologies for health. The workshop was part … Continued
On October 22nd 2019, Czech experts – stakeholders from business, research, state administration and NGOs participated in the last round of expert discussions: What are the real benefits of novel foods and smart food packages? What is the soon-to-be future of the applications used in real-life? During the first citizen consultation in the autumn 2018, … Continued
On October 22nd, Czech experts – stakeholders from business, research, state authorities and NGOs were invited for the last round of expert discussions: What is the future of nanofilters and how is it with their possible unsafety? Experts coming to the third workshop included stakeholders directly involved in the process of development of nanofilters. From … Continued
‘Czech is nano’ is a project in the Czech Republic to popularizes the advanced work of Czech scientists and researchers, and demonstrates this with a vast selection of inventions and everyday applications of nanotechnology. Every year the Czech government organizes the Nano Days in the most important cities of the Czech Republic Technology Centre CAS … Continued
In recent years it is largely discussed that developments in science and technology do not take place independently from the society. As a response a wide range of projects has been initiated to assess nanotechnology, measuring the effects of nanoparticles on human and environmental health and exploring possible future scenarios with citizens and stakeholders. Especially … Continued