Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (JD Supra Austria)
Austrian Academy of Sciences Publishes NanoTrust Dossier on Nano Registries
The Institute of Technology Assessment of the Austrian Academy of Sciences has published a NanoTrust Dossier entitled “Nano-registries: Country-specific Solutions for Nano-regulation.” While the European Union (EU) has declined to create an EU-wide nano-registry, several EU Member States have adopted their own nano-registries.
Austrian Academy of Sciences Publishes English Version of Dossier on Nanotechnological Applications for Food Contact Materials
In July 2018, the Institute of Technology Assessment of the Austrian Academy of Sciences published an English version of Dossier No. 49, “Nanotechnological Applications for Food Contact Materials.” The Dossier concludes that nanomaterials can significantly improve the properties of plastic materials, making nanocomposites “increasingly interesting for manufacturers, especially for food packaging.