Nanotechnologies: Where should they take us? Have your say


  • Opinion

    A massive European wide Opinion poll shows citizens positive about science and technology, cautious about consequences

    Fri, 29 Nov 2013
    by Jon Turney, science writer, editor, lecturer; couple of years the European Commission pays for a community-wide opinion survey that includes questions on science. This time round, the poll is presented as an indicator of attitudes to “Responsible Research and Innovation” (RRI), the idea the Commission now endorses as a way of helping ensure that new technology...
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  • Education

    NanOpinion organises courses for teachers around Europe

    Thu, 14 Nov 2013
    From October to December 2013, NanOpinion is offering workshops for teachers in 15 different countries. These workshops are being organised by the partners and by Teacher Coordinators that the European Schoolnet has identified in each country. Their aim is to promote education and dialogue on nanotechnologies in schools in Europe. The Education program also aims to collect the opinion of...
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  • Events

    Nanotechnologies took the stage in Italy and Portugal

    Thu, 24 Oct 2013
    On September 7th and 8th nanOpinion landed on the Polvese Island in the middle of Trasimeno Lake in Italy, a wonderful setting that hosted the science festival called “Isola di Einstein”. The NanOpinion Monitoring Station was set on the top of a beautiful meadow, beside an area dedicated to theatrical science shows. Activities with top table experiments, discussion games and discussion boards...
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  • Events

    Different stakeholders met at the Guardian to reflect on the future of food

    Mon, 21 Oct 2013
    By Sunita Gordon, Group Head, Education & Culture GuardianFood remains a ‘Grand Challenge’ for global society, with Western consumption rates simply unsustainable on a global scale.  At one end of the spectrum this means returning to a simpler diet that is lower in animal products, more locally sourced, and minimizes resource use and waste; at the other, a high-tech solution allowing...
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About nanopinion

  • nanopinion is an EC-funded project bringing together 17 partners from 11 countries with the aim of monitoring public opinion on what we hope from innovation with nanotechnologies. The project is aimed citizens with a special focus on hard-to-reach target groups, which are people who do not normally encounter and give their opinion nanotechnologies at first hand.
  • Dialogue is facilitated online and in outreach events in 30 countries presenting different participatory formats.
  • To promote an informed debate, we also run a strong press & social media campaign and offer a repository with more than 150 resources.
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