The GoNano Conference on Responsiveness to Societal Needs and Values in Nanotechnologies and Beyond June 24-25, 2020 in Brussels Registration is open until May 15th Sign up* and learn more *Participation in the conference is free, but we have a limited amount of spots, so sign up is required in order to participate.
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
For the citizen workshops in Prague, Enschede and Barcelona, we produced multiple animated video clips to show possible future visions on nanotechnology in the health, food and energy sector. Health: Monitoring health Future party tricks Food Pizza for two Dreaming of carrot cake Energy A self-powered mobile A malfunction in the system Doing the laundry
During summer 2019 we asked EU citizens about the proposals of research aims and products that were suggested earlier by nano experts in cooperation with the public. More than 500 citizens from the whole EU brought feedback to proposals in the areas of food, health and energy: Which products and research aims seem the most … Continued
GoNano used an online questionnaire to gathering input from citizens for innovation in nanotechnology. The questionaire closed in September 2019, but questions are still availble for those who are interested (click here for the online questionnaire!) Participation is closed and the output is currently processed! About the questionnaire: The questionnaire forms an essential step … Continued
Three thematic deliberative and envisioning citizen workshops on food, energy and health formed the first step of the co-creation process. The goal of the workshops was to inform citizens on nanotechnologies and possible future application areas in order to facilitate their reflection on wishes, needs and concerns. The citizens’ inputs form the basis for understanding social needs and values, … Continued