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Joint Declaration: An Ambitious FP9 Strengthening Europe’s Industrial Leadership

Recently, EARTO, the European Association of Research and Technology Organisations of which LEITAT is member of, with other organisations representing key European industrial research and innovation stakeholders, called on the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union to develop an ambitious next EU Research & Innovation Framework Programme (FP9) as… Read More »

ECHA publishes REACH Guidance for nanomaterials

On the 24th of May 2017, ECHA published five documents that aim to help registrants preparing dossiers that cover nanoforms ahead of the 2018 registration deadline.   The documents include two new pieces of guidance as well as recommendations and updates of the existing guidance on nanomaterials. The new publications are: Nano-specific Appendix to Chapter… Read More »

The open access to publications obligations in Horizon 2020

Recently, Mr. Robert-Jan Smits, Director-General of DG for Research and Innovation of the European Commission, published an open letter and sent it to all Horizon 2020 participants about the open access to publications obligations in Horizon 2020.   He is pointing to the fact that scientific publications produced with public funding is beneficial for everybody.… Read More »

How are nanomaterials regulated in the EU? Could GUIDEnano project help?

From the EU Science Hub of the European Commission: JRC scientists reviewed the legislation of nanomaterials in the EU and identified key needs for better implementation thereof including safety assessment. Today, nanomaterials can be found in almost any industrial sector including consumer products.   The EU’s regulatory framework generally covers nanomaterials. Legislation on specific products… Read More »

El Gobierno aprueba 800 millones de euros para financiar proyectos de I+D

El Centro para el Desarrollo Tecnológico e Industrial canaliza estas ayudas a empresas innovadoras.   El Consejo de Ministros ha autorizado al Centro para el Desarrollo Tecnológico Industrial (CDTI) a convocar préstamos para la financiación de proyectos empresariales de I+D, por un importe de 800 millones de euros para este año 2017, garantizando la aplicación… Read More »