Vireo Advisors Coordinating OECD Workshop to Advance Use of Adverse Outcome Pathways (AOP) for Nanomaterial Risk Assessment

Vireo Advisors Coordinating OECD Workshop to Advance Use of Adverse Outcome Pathways (AOP) for Nanomaterial Risk Assessment

Vireo Advisors is collaborating with Health Canada and two European Horizon2020 projects to coordinate two back-to-back workshops at the OECD: “Advancing Adverse Outcome Pathway (NanoAOP) Development for Nanomaterial Risk Assessment and Categorization” (NanoAOP Workshop), to be held 11 September 2019, and a stakeholder workshop organized by the EU H2020 Project Physiologically Anchored Tools for Realistic nanOmateriaL hazard aSsessment (PATROLS ), to be held 12 September 2019.

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Vireo Advisors Publishes Cellulose Nanomaterials Practical Handling Guide

Vireo Advisors Publishes Cellulose Nanomaterials Practical Handling Guide

Vireo Advisors has created a practical handling guide for cellulose nanomaterials with the support of P3Nano – the Public Private Partnership between the USDA Forest Service and the US Endowment for Forestry and Communities to advance the commercialization of cellulose nanomaterials for all users.

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Scientist Create Environmentally-friendly Alternative to Polystyrene Foam

Scientist Create Environmentally-friendly Alternative to Polystyrene Foam

Amir Ameli and Xiao Zhang of Washington State University have created a more environmentally-friendly alternative to polystyrene foam (better known as Styrofoam) which performs better than Styrofoam as an insulator and can support up to 200 times its own weight without losing its shape.

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Carbon Nanotubes Produced using Renewable Biomass

Carbon Nanotubes Produced using Renewable Biomass

Scientists from the University of Science and Technology Liaoning, China have published a report in Energy Conversion and Management that demonstrates the use of renewable biomass for production of carbon nanotubes (CNTs).

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Over 600 Organizations in 43 Countries Purchased Cellulose Nanomaterials!

Over 600 Organizations in 43 Countries Purchased Cellulose Nanomaterials!

In a testament to the exciting commercial opportunities that exist for cellulose nanomaterials, the University of Maine Process Development Center (PDC) recently reported that since 2013 they have distributed over 4 tons of cellulose nanomaterials (CNM) to over 600 organizations worldwide, including over 300 companies and 275 universities.

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