This report describes the design and outcomes of the second stakeholder 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 the GoNano winter school, held from 4 to 7 February at RMIT Europe in Barcelona, postgraduate students and early career researchers from a broad range of disciplines were challenged to step out of their comfort zones and work together to increase their responsiveness to societal needs and values in nanotechnology innovations.
OPEN UNTIL April 30th 2020! We are looking for your contributions! If you are interested in nanotechnology and aspects of research and innovation, please help us to ensure the accuracy and relevance of our White Papers regarding current pressing questions in the nanotechnology field! Why a public consultation? The GoNano project is dedicated to fostering … Continued
The GoNano Conference on Responsiveness to Societal Needs and Values in Nanotechnologies and Beyond 24-25 June 2020 in Brussels Due to the COVID-19 situation, the meeting in Brussels on June 24-25, 2020 is unlikely to take place as a physical meeting. More news will follow soon on the new format for the conference … Continued
The members of the GoNano Consortium met in Rome, Italy, on 11-12th November 2019, hosted by the Italian partner, Airi (Italian Association for Industrial Research). The main goal of the meeting was to discuss the findings of the project, and define suitable ways to communicate and disseminate them in the final phases of the project. … 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