European Union

Council releases Position on Medical Devices Regulation ahead of European Parliament committee vote on 21 March - UPDATE

** UPDATE: the European Parliament will first vote on the text in Committee on 21 March 2017, the text should then be voted upon in Plenary Session on 4 April 2017 **

On 7 March 2017, the Council of the European Union released its position with a view to the adoption of a Regulation on Medical Devices. The Council, the European Parliament and the Commission had reached  an agreement in June 2016. 

NANOGENTOOLS publishes first Newsletter and launches a Survey on Nanomaterial Safety Management and the Safe-By-Design Concept

The Horizon 2020 NANOGENTOOLS project, dedicated to supporting nanotechnology industries with their work on nanosafety, has developed its first newsletter after a year of Research and Innovation Staff Exchange.