NIA Annual Symposium 2018

Event Dates: 
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 -
09:00 to 18:00
Event Venue: 


Industry, researchers, experts, regulators and stakeholders come together from across sectors to gain the latest insights and share expertise for the advancement of nanotechnology.  With a maximum of 100 delegates, this is an active and intensive networking meeting where delegates will contribute in all sessions.  The agenda is driven through NIA activities such as the Global Regulatory Working Group and Nanotechnology Innovation Council.  Priorities are identified by Members with good practice and long term objectives most relevant to successful commercial development of nanomaterials and enabled-products.


​0900: Registration and coffee

0930: Welcome and keynote

1000: Session 1- Nanomaterial definitions, REACH and global regulatory priorities.

The opening session addresses key topics that are driving nanomaterials regulation and practice in 2018, including a wider look at global changes important for research and industry

1115: Coffee

1145: Session 2 - Nanoforms; to group or not to group, that is the regulatory question

​As nanoforms come into focus, cross-community collaboration is needed to support dossier planning for REACH registration

1245: Lunch

1400: Session 3 - Global innovations within nanotechnology.  The NIA Nanotechnology Innovation Council reports of disruptive and high impact research from around the world.

1530: Coffee

1600: Session 4 - Nanotechnology crossing sectors. ​An insight into sectors including automotive and healthcare for the risks and rewards of nanotechnology.

1700: Close and drinks reception

​Who should attend?

If you are active in the nanomaterials value chain, from early stage research through to commercial operation, your contributions to the meeting are welcome and we invite you to register below.  You will meet NIA Members from all sectors and a combination of research, commercial development, regulatory, policy and expert support services.


NIA Members:

  • Corporate and Associate Members: 2 places free of charge (second place may be used to invite an external guest)
  • Affiliate and non-profit Members: 1 place free of charge, additional places €100 per delegate.

Non-Members: €200 per delegate (refunded if Membership application made within 3 months of Symposium)

Please register HERE.