Using ontologies to make research data FAIR

Using Ontologies to Make Research Data FAIROverview Making the most impact with your research, it helps if you had your research data management (RDM) in place. Within the context of the RDM you work on making data more FAIR and perhaps even open, following the requirements from the European Commission. But RDM, FAIR, and Open…

Evaluation of theoretical descriptors for NM

Evaluation of Theoretical Descriptors for NMOverview The MOPAC program performs semi-empirical (quantum mechanical) calculations for the evaluation of theoretical descriptors (molecular and electronic properties) of NMs to tackle the size of NMs efficiently, i.e. the large number of atoms in a NM. The effect of solvents can be captured by the COSMO method implemented in…

Nanomaterial-Biological Interactions Knowledgebase

Nanomaterial-Biological Interactions KnowledgebaseOverview Novel toxicological methods need to look at realistic exposure levels during first-pass hazard identification studies to minimise the time and materials required for testing and rapidly identify materials of high concern. The EZ Metric assay utilises developing zebrafish embryos (Danio rerio) as an integrated sensing and amplification system that is easy to…

NanoImage TEM Image Analysis Tool

NanoImage TEM Image Analysis ToolOverview NanoImage (https://app.jaqpot.org/nanoImage), part of the Jaqpot Platform, offers tools for analysis of electron microscopy images of spherical particles and carbon nanotubes, allowing the user to derive descriptors for the materials directly from images, offering distinct advantage over manual procedures, in terms of speed and ability to represent the whole sample.…

Jaqpot Computational Platform for In Silico Modelling

Jaqpot Computational Platform for In Silico ModellingOverview Jaqpot is a computational platform for in silico modelling of chemical compounds, that provides both access to its services both over a User Interface (GUI) and an Application Programming Interface (API). It is a cloud-ready application that uses the benefits of Java, R and Python, having incorporated functionality…

NanoXtract: Nanoparticles Image Analysis Tool Powered by Enalos Cloud Platform

NanoXtractNanoparticles Image Analysis Tool Powered by Enalos Cloud PlatformOverview NanoXtract is a unique online tool for the calculation of image descriptors based on Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM) images of NMs that was developed and made available through the Enalos Nanoinformatics platform. The tool can generate a set of 18 image descriptors that greatly enhance and…

Guidenano Tool

Guidenano ToolOverview The European Union FP-7 project GUIDEnano has developed a web-based guidance tool for users to apply the most appropriate risk assessment and mitigation strategy for NM-enabled products throughout their life cycle. The results obtained from the GuideNano project, as well as other past and ongoing projects and publications, have been incorporated into this…

EcoToxicological Laboratory Workflows

EcoToxicological Laboratory WorkflowsOverview The Ecotoxicology & Chemical Risk Group at the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) is an important node within the European Nanosafety infrastructure providing expertise and facilities in support of ecological effect and risk assessment studies with nanoparticles including detection of toxicity and biodiversity effects in soils and surface waters. ┬áCEH can…

Knowledge infrastructure supporting the physicochemical characterisation of nanomaterials (ACEnano)

Knowledge Infrastructure Supporting the Physicochemical Characterisation of Nanomaterials (ACEnano)Overview Edelweiss Connect offers a knowledge infrastructure which supports collection and sharing of physicochemical characterisation protocols, structured metadata and data. Currently, the knowledge infrastructure (KI) supports the activities related to data collection and method optimisation in ACEnano project and aims to further disseminate this knowledge to the…