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Tag Archives: SNO

2017 SNO Conference Will Be Held November 5-7

Posted in Legal/Regulatory Issues, United States
The Sixth Sustainable Nanotechnology Organization (SNO) Conference will be held November 5-7, 2017, in Los Angeles, California.  According to SNO, the Conference sessions represent a hybrid of topics on selected “systems” that contribute to sustainability and more traditional topics.  Sessions will be populated with talks on applications, effects and implications, analytical methods, and lifecycle aspects… Continue Reading

2016 SNO Conference Will Focus on Sustainable Nanotechnology Systems

Posted in United States
The 2016 Sustainable Nanotechnology Organization (SNO) conference will be held November 10-12, 2016.  The conference sessions will be organized around selected “systems,” and sessions will be populated with talks on applications, effects and implications, analytical methods, and lifecycle aspects of nanomaterials within each system.  The aims are to identity where nanomaterials and nanotechnology can improve… Continue Reading

Nano Community Members Can Benefit from Membership in the Sustainable Nanotechnology Organization

Posted in Legal/Regulatory Issues, United States
Membership in the Sustainable Nanotechnology Organization (SNO) offers a number of benefits to members of the nano community. As a member of the Governing Board, I strongly recommend that you consider joining and become part of the SNO family. SNO’s purpose is to provide a professional society forum to advance knowledge in all aspects of… Continue Reading

elni Review Article Examines Law and Innovation in Context of Nanomaterials

Posted in International, Legal/Regulatory Issues, United States
Environmental Law Network International’s (ELNI) recent issue of elni Review includes an article entitled “Law and innovation in the context of nanomaterials: Barriers to sustainable development? Results of an empirical study,” which examines to what degree the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) regulation promotes innovations for sustainability through nanomaterials. The authors surveyed 37 companies based… Continue Reading