Nanotechnologies: Where should they take us? Have your say

Position paper # 5 MIO-ECSIDE

The outcome of the NANOCAP  project has been several “position papers” of the NGOs involved. Each NGO compiled a paper in its native language and in English. The present paper is the position of the Mediterranean Information Office for Environment, Culture & Sustainable Development (MIO-ECSIDE)


NANOCAP (acronym for “Nanotechnology Capacity Building NGOs”) is a European Project that was set up to deepen the understanding of environmental, occupational health and safety risks, and ethical aspects of nanotechnology.



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  • 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.
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