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Save the Date! ETP 'Food for Life' Stakeholder Event
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FoodDrinkEurope Guidance on Printed Cartons
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FoodDrinkEurope Guidelines on the safe use of paper and board made from recycled fibres for food contact use
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Food for Thought: joint declaration from a new agri-food chain coalition
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Priorities for the Italian Presidency of the Council of the European Union
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Data and Trends of the European Food and Drink Industry
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National Technology Platforms Meetings
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Member States' Mirror Group Meetings
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JPI HDHL: Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life
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JPI FACCE: Agriculture Food Security and Climate Change
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SUSFOOD ERA-NET
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European Innovation Partnership (EIP) on 'Agriculture Productivity and Sustainability'
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Bioeconomy Panel
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BioEconomy Stakeholders' Conference: 'From sectors to system, from concept to reality'
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ECOTROPHELIA Europe 2014
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Responses to 2014 Consultations
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FutureNanoNeeds
 
The 'Framework to respond to regulatory needs of future nanomaterials and markets' (FutureNanoNeeds) FP7 project aims to facilitate naming, classification, hazard and environmental
impact assessment of the next generation nanomaterials prior to their widespread industrial use. It will achieve this by integrating concepts from several well established contiguous domains to develop a robust, versatile and adaptable naming approach, coupled with a full assessment of all known biological protective responses as the basis for a decision tree for screening potential impacts of nanomaterials at all stages of their lifecycle. Together, these tools will form the basis of a “value chain” regulatory process which allows a each nanomaterial to be assessed for different applications on the basis of available data and the specific exposure and life cycle concerns for that application. Exemplar materials from emerging nano-industry sectors, such as energy, construction and agriculture will be evaluated via this process as demonstrators. 

The ETP 'Food for Life' is a member of the Value Chain Advisory Committee, which will help in the development of the project by promoting multi-stakeholder dialogues between researchers, large industry, SME, and other experts and by prioritising value chains for FutureNanoNeeds.

For more information about this project, please visit the FutureNanoNeeds website.
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