Nanotechnology issues for investors

  This event explored the issues around nanotechnologies for investors and was a joint initiative with UKSIF, (the Sustainable Investment and Finance Association). Here is more detail on this event and its outcomes

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Corporate responsibility and emerging technologies.

We hosted the first major conference in the UK focusing on a new agenda for corporate responsibility – the social and ethical dilemmas involved in the use of emerging technologies, looking at company use of nanotechnologies as a case study. Here is the conference programme and the speeches are available below: Nanotechnologies and their markets […]

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Emerging Technologies Governance Brainstorm

  The applications of science and technology are becoming more complex, more disruptive and global in their reach and impact. There is promise of huge economic and social benefit from these emerging technologies, but at the same time there are real uncertainties about their social impact, efficacy & safety. As global power shifts alter the […]

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Stakeholder Reflections on the House of Lords Nano & Food report

9th February 2010 One month after the House of Lords published their Nano and Food report in January 2010, MATTER (then Responsible Nano Forum) convened a meeting of stakeholders to respond to the report. Their responses were also fed back to the House of Lords Committee at a personal meeting with Lord Krebs. The Agenda, […]

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Nanotechnologies and Food Stakeholder meeting

6th March 2009 In February 2009, just prior to the announcement of the House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee inquiry into Nanotechnologies and Food, MATTER (then Responsible Nano Forum) organised a meeting of stakeholders to explore the issues of Nanotechnologies and Food (scheduled for February 6th, but postponed to March 4th because of […]

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