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A crossroads of disciplines: How nanotechnology is revolutionising medicine

Nanotechnology, making it possible to manipulate matter on a ‘nano’ scale, emerged in the early 1980s. More recently, nanotechnology has become the intersection at which several scientific disciplines converge. Continue reading

Ten technologies to fight Covid-19

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic intensifies, technological applications and initiatives are multiplying in an attempt to limit the spread of the disease, treat patients and facilitate the work of overworked healthcare workers. Continue reading

Therapies for the future – Advanced therapies & nanomedicine

Advanced therapy medicinal products constitute a heterogeneous group of biopharmaceuticals encompassing gene therapy and somatic cell therapy medicinal products, as well as tissue-engineered and combined products (tissues or cells associated with a device). Continue reading

Therapies for the future – Exploring the potential of innovative treatments in Europe

The purpose of this workshop is to report on the status of nanomaterial-based and advanced therapy medicinal products, as well as on possible pathways for the future development of these new therapies in Europe. Continue reading

Graphene: the one-atom-thick film of carbon that makes all the difference

Written by Sara Cagol On 2 June 2015 the Science and Technology Options Assessment (STOA) Panel hosted a workshop entitled ‘Graphene in Europe: From Nobel Prize to technology, innovation and industrial competitiveness‘. Researchers, scientists, industry representatives, societal and environmental stakeholders, and policy-makers, took stock of current graphene-related research and development in Europe, and discussed opportunities … Continue reading

Graphene: a honeycomb lattice with the strength to change our world

Workshop hashtag: #GrapheneSTOA Webstreaming STOA website Written by Sara Cagol Graphene, one of the ‘Ten technologies that could change our lives‘, is a one-atom-thick film of carbon. It is the thinnest material ever obtained, which yet is also extraordinarily strong – stronger even than steel or diamond.  On Tuesday, 2 June 2015, the Science and … Continue reading

Technologies Clés Génériques

Suite à sa communication “Préparer notre avenir: développer une stratégie commune pour les technologies clés génériques (TCG) dans l’UE” de 2009 et au rapport de 2011 du groupe d’experts qui a interrogé industrie, associations, monde académique et organisations de recherche en technologie, la Commission publie sa stratégie des TCG en vue de relever trois défis: maintenir sa prédominance technologique … Continue reading

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