15 (or so) things we've learned in 15 years of the National Nanotechnology Initiative- the view from Vireo Advisors

15 (or so) things we've learned in 15 years of the National Nanotechnology Initiative- the view from Vireo Advisors

In celebration of the 15th anniversary of the National Nanotechnology Initiative, we at Vireo Advisors have put together a list of 15 (or so) key things that we have learned from an academic, regulatory, industry, and public perspective, about nanomaterial environmental health and safety.

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REACH Registration for Graphene and Graphene Oxide achieved by the Graphene REACH Registration Consortium

REACH Registration for Graphene and Graphene Oxide achieved by the Graphene REACH Registration Consortium

The Graphene REACH Registration Consortium, which includes companies such as The Sixth Element Material Technology and Applied Graphene Materials, have registered graphene (CAS 1034343-98-0) and graphene oxide through the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), allowing for sales up to 10 tons per annum in the European Market.

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EU gene editing ruling hampers agricultural research and development

EU gene editing ruling hampers agricultural research and development

The top court in the European Union recently ruled that gene editing techniques such as CRISPR-Cas9 are subject to the EU GMO Directive, bringing researchers extensive obligations that will likely slow research in innovative crop breeding.

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