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Be visible to the market: Nanodata Project

Nanotechnology database

Manufacturers, dealers, consul-tants, educational institutions and research facilities are covered based on self-assessment of offers and needs. This enables the user to decide which information is presented in the data base; all information is maintained by the users themselves.

The database

  • covers the entire range of nano-based products
  • enables a search on products and problem solutions
  • may increase the market or stimulate the development of products and processes according to user demands, eventually in collaboration with the project partners.

Nanotechnology has become an important economic factor. The relevance of the data base consists in the possibility to quickly and efficiently convert results of nanostructure research into products and industrial applications.

The economic potential is mainly represented by small and medium-sized companies. These companies shall be provided with quick and efficient information about technical innovations in all fields of nanotechnology. Further-more, there is the possibility to spread their own contributions to technological innovations.


The data base provides information about existing products, patents, processes, demands, news and events in the field of nanotechnology and stimulate the knowledge transfer between re-search, SMEs and large companies within the Greater Region of Saarland, Rheinland-Pfalz, Lothringen, Luxem-bourg and Wallonia. represents the most efficient nanotechnology data base throughout the world

  • Greater Region / Grossregion
  • Germany
  • Europe
  • Worldwide

Main target group: SMEs, customers, institutions

Application of interactive internet tools

Simple and efficient handling

Detailed information about existing products, methods and services

Free of charge at the moment


Registration is now in operation, and you are welcome to register online.



• Saarland University, Saarbrücken (D)

• University Paul Verlaine, Metz (F)

• University of Liège, Liège (B)

• University of Applied Sciences Kaiserslautern-Zweibrücken (D)

• Plastic Electronics SARL, Mondercange (L)

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Call for proposals under the work programme of the joint European Metrology Research Programme (EMRP)

Call for proposals under the work programme of the joint European Metrology Research Programme (EMRP)

(2010/C 35/08)

Notice is hereby given of the launch of a call for proposals for topic areas and followed by a call for proposals for related projects and associated researcher grants under the work programme of the European Metrology Research Programme.

Proposals are invited for the following call: EMRP Call 2010 within the following research areas:

  • Metrology for Industry,
  • Metrology for Environment.

The indicative call budget per research area is EUR 41,28 million.
Closing dates are 28 March 2010 for proposals for potential research topics and 11 October 2010 for proposals for projects and associated researcher grants.

Further information and Call documentation:


Public Consultation

The Commission is considering a new Action Plan for Nanotechnology, addressing the technological and societal challenges of the next five years and strengthening the research and innovation efforts, with increased emphasis on sustainable development, competitiveness, health, safety and environmental issues.

The objective of this public consultation is to invite views on the needs in nanotechnology in the next five years, as perceived by experts active in the field and by the public at large.

How to submit your contribution:


We appreciate your help.

This publication consists of a series of research articles on the nature of
public debate on nanosciences and nanotechnologies, and the ways in which
deliberative approaches could lead to better governance of these
technologies. The authors of these articles were involved (as coordinators
or participants) in a number of now completed European Commission funded
'Science in Society' projects. Of these, the project FRAMINGNANO involved
the development of a governance plan for nanotechnologies. NANOCAP was a
capacity building exercise, through which European Trade Unions and
Environmental NGOs adopted resolutions and positions on the governance of