The first NanoCommons Data Management Plan is now available online!

The first NanoCommons draft data management plan (Deliverable Report 10.1) is now available to view online. The report is available under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence (CC BY 4.0). This deliverable presents the initial data management plan (DMP) for the starting community research infrastructure NanoCommons. It is a living document that will be updated…

2nd EU-Asia Dialogue on Nanosafety

Asia Nano Forum and EU NanoSafety Cluster Event Location: Messe Wien (Sensengasse 1, A-1090 Vienna, Austria) The 2nd EU-Asia Dialogue on Nanosafety is an event bringing together nanosafety experts, from Asian and European countries. The purpose of this event is to get insights on actual and future human and environmental nanosafety research, to then discuss in the…

NanoCommons at the EMMC workshop on the European Materials Modelling Ontology

NanoCommons ontology expert Egon Willighagen (Maastricht University) and Éva Valsami-Jones (University of Birmingham, NSC Coordinator) attended the workshop organised by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Research and Innovation and the European Materials Modelling Council to kick-start a bottom-up group of experts interested in “materials informatics” more particular ontologies. The workshop aimed to find experts who are interested in…

INDustrial TECHnologies 2018 – Innovative industries for smart growth

The organisation team of the European conference “INDustrial TECHnologies 2018 – Innovative industries for smart growth” (INDTECH2018) welcomes you to Vienna from 29-31 October, 2018. INDTECH2018, an event of the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, will combine keynote presentations, talks, a matchmaking event and exhibitions. It provides an excellent opportunity to…

NanoCommons at the 2018 eSSENCE Multiscale Modelling Meeting

Vladimir Lobaskin (University College Dublin) and Tassos Papadiamantis (University of Birmingham) attended the 2018 eSSENCE Multiscale Modelling Meeting (Ångström Laboratory, 11-13 June, Uppsala, Sweden). The meeting brought together researchers from computational chemistry, physics, biology, materials science and engineering traditionally to discuss the use of traditional physics-based models, and the current excitement about big data and machine…

NanoCommons at OpenTox Asia 2018

NanoCommons was present at the OpenTox Asia 2018 conference, organised by Douglas Connect, to promote the project’s data management goals and approach. The presentation on data management for nanosafety research (abstract), was given by Tassos Papadiamantis of the University of Birmingham and focused on the need of data management in nanosafety research and how it can…

Data management in nanosafety research: From bench to database thus streamlining analysis and publication – OpenTox Asia 2018

Tassos Papadiamantis of the University of Birmingham presented NanoCommons’ data management goals and approach. His presentation focused on the need of data management in nanosafety research and how it can cover all aspects of the nanosafety data lifecycle, starting from experimental planning and reaching FAIR data. Data management can also ensure that collected data stay safe, can be…