The CNS-ASU* has offered their best questions and answers on nanotechnology in society Many believe that nanotechnology will become one of the most significant scientific and industrial transformations of the 21st century. Like electricity, automobiles, and computers, nanotechnology may change our economy and our jobs, our air and our water, our play and even our … Continued
Vanessa Moore, Senior Researcher with the European Institute of Women’s Health The GoNano consortium held their second face-to-face meeting in Dublin, Ireland on 8-9 May 2018, hosted by Irish partner the European Institute of Women’s Health. The two-day meeting focused on what has been achieved at this point, and the next steps to move the … Continued
James Giggacher, Senior Advisor, Communications, RMIT University Researchers from RMIT University have developed a new artificial enzyme that uses light to kill bacteria. The artificial enzymes could one day be used in the fight against infections, and to keep high-risk public spaces like hospitals free of bacteria like E coli and Golden Staph.E coli can cause … Continued
Daan Schuurbiers, Director De Proeffabriek NANO magazine reported on a recent study in nanomedicine that makes use of DNA origami to fight cancer. Researchers from Arizona State University scientists, in collaboration with researchers from the National Center for Nanoscience and Technology (NCNST) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, have successfully programmed nanorobots to shrink tumors by cutting … Continued
Lise Bitsch, project coordinator GoNano On March 8-9, 2018, I was fortunate enough to be invited to workshop themed “Science, technology and public value”. The workshop was organised by the Biotechnology and Society Research Group at King’s College, London. One of the key questions of the event was “How could we govern technological innovation to … Continued
How to make engagement second nature to research and innovation? Societal engagement with research and innovation is a core principle of of Responsible Research and Innovation, the European Union’s approach to good governance in research and innovation. The Horizon 2020 project PROSO “Promoting Societal Engagement under the terms of RRI” (2016-2018, explored the barriers and … Continued
The kick-off meeting of the GoNano project was held on 25-27 October 2017 in Copenhagen.