NanoCommons at the NSC Education Day @ NanoSafe 2020 Digital Conference, 16 Nov 2020

The NanoCommons project will actively participate in the NSC Education Day satellite event during the NanoSafe Digital Conference 2020. The NanoSolveIT partners will present some of the in silico tools developed by the consortium and collaborating projects like NanoSolveIT. The sessions that NanoSolveIT participates in: Session 1: New developments in human hazard assessment – focus…

NanoCommons @ NSC Education Day, 16 Nov 2020: When is metadata complete? & Call for action on the Gracious Ontology-Wiki by Thomas Exner, EwC

NanoCommons has a strong presence during the EU NanoSafety Cluster Education Day, taking place as a satellite event to the NanoSafe 2020 Digital Conference on 16 Nov 2020. Thomas Exner from Edelweiss Connect will host two interactive sessions, the first at 11:10-11:35 h CET, on “When is a metadata set complete”. This session will include…

NanoSafety Cluster (NSC) Education Day @ NanoSAFE Digital Conference, 16 Nov 2020

NanoSafety Cluster (NSC) Education Day @ NanoSAFE, 16 Nov 2020 Intention: This day shall act as guidance for the entire NanoSafety community, including young researchers, to highlight how individual research projects fit as a puzzle piece into the wider picture. It shall be an orientation-giving and educational event depicting the overall strategy behind NanoSafe(ty). For…

Getting into using ELNs for experimental and computational workflows, 14 July 2020

On Tuesday, July 14th 2020, the NanoCommons team, in a joint initiative with the NanoSafety Cluster, is offering an interactive online workshop on implementing Electronic Laboratory Notebooks (ELNs) for nanosafety assessment. Under the subtitle “Getting into using ELNs for experimental and computational workflows”, you will learn how to establish a workflow using Scinote-based electronic lab notebooks. This starts with an introduction…

EUvsVirus Hackathon

The European Commission, led by the European Innovation Council and in close collaboration with the EU member states, will host a pan-European hackathon to connect civil society, innovators, partners and investors across Europe in order to develop innovative solutions for coronavirus-related challenges. Now is your chance to help tackle coronavirus! When? 24, 25 and 26…

JRC Workshop on Safe and Sustainable Smart Nanomaterials

The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) and the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (RTD) will jointly organise a Workshop on Safe and Sustainable Smart Nanomaterials in Ispra (Italy) on 24-25 March 2020. The workshop is focused on smart (responsive, multi-functional) nanomaterials, as such or embedded in products, which are developed for application in industrial sectors such…

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…

OpenRiskNet / NanoCommons ontology meeting

Workshop, Hackathon (co-organised by OpenRiskNet and NanoCommons) 13 – 14 Dec 2018 / Brussels, BE Activity details The goal of this meeting is to get a picture of the ongoing ontology activities in the toxicology area, harmonise these efforts and the developed ontologies therein, and extend the existing toxicology ontology to support OpenRiskNet and NanoCommons…

NanoCommons at the 2018 US-EU Communities of Research Workshop

NanoCommons’ Éva Valsami-Jones (University of Birmingham and ACEnano coordinator) and Claus Svendsen (Centre for Ecology and Hydrology and NanoFASE coordinator) will be attending the 2018 US-EU Communities of Research meeting to take place between 8-11 October 2018 in Washington DC, USA. The 2018 U.S.-EU: Bridging NanoEHS Research Efforts joint workshop will bring together the U.S.- EU Communities of Research (CoRs), which serve…

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…