Final OpenRiskNet Workshop: Creating powerful workflows combining data and software services demonstrated on risk assessment case studies

The final OpenRiskNet workshop will take place on 23 – 24 October 2019 in Amsterdam, Netherlands and will be hosted by Vrije Universiteit. The OpenRiskNet project, developing and implementing an open e-infrastructure addressed to research and industrial communities performing risk assessment of consumer products like chemicals, cosmetics or drugs, is in its third and final…

NanoCommons at the 1st International Young Scientists Forum 2019, Salzburg, Austria

NanoCommons sponsored the 1st International Young Scientists Forum that took place, as a satellite event, during the 12th International Particle Toxicology Conference. NanoCommons coordinator Prof Iseult Lynch along with NanoCommons partners Albert Duschl, Martin Himly and Andrea Haase were part of the organising and scientific committees. Iseult gave a keynote presentation on “Naming of nanomaterials…

The updated version of NanoCommons Data Management Plan is now available online!

Following the work of Dr Egon Willighagen of the University of Maastricht and the NanoCommons Consortium, the second NanoCommons draft data management plan (Deliverable Report 10.1 v 2.0) 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 data management plan (DMP) for the…

Deliverable D10.1 v2.0: Second version of NanoCommons Data Management Plan

The updated NanoCommons data management plan (Deliverable Report D10.1 v.20) 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 over the…

Release 6 of the eNanoMapper ontology

Version 6.0 of the NanoCommons sponsored eNanoMapper ontology is now online! Version 6 of the eNanoMapper Ontology (ENM) was released on the 30th August 2019. ENM now covers 12732 classes, compared with 12531 classes in version 5. What’s new in version 6 New NCIT version (submission 82 instead of 41 on BioPortal) Includes OECD Testing…

Read-across predictions of nanoparticle hazard endpoints: a mathematical optimization approach

NanoCommons supported paper: Read-across predictions of nanoparticle hazard endpoints: a mathematical optimization approach Abstract In the present study, a novel read-across methodology for the prediction of toxicity related end-points of engineered nanomaterials (ENMs) is developed. The proposed method lies in the interface between the two main read-across approaches, namely the analogue and the grouping methods,…

European Registry of Materials Hackathon – Oral Presentation

  Egon Willighagen from the University of Maastricht has given a presentation on the need for FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable) identifiers for nanomaterials used in nanosafety, nanomedicine and nanotechnology research. The presentation was given during the 4th NanoCommons General Assembly that took place in Limassol, Cyprus in July 2019. The presentation is available…