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Managing Risk in Nanotechnology : Topics in Governance, Assurance and Transfer

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Managing Risk in Nanotechnology : Topics in Governance, Assurance and Transfer
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Managing Risk in Nanotechnology
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Topics in Governance, Assurance and Transfer
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Managing Risk in Nanotechnology : Topics in Governance, Assurance and Transfer
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  • Series Foreword -- Contents -- Chapter 1: Introduction -- 1.1 Background -- 1.2 Nanotechnology as the Exploitation of Engineered Nanomaterials -- 1.3 Book Layout -- Bibliography -- Part I: Regulatory, Social and Legal Challenges -- Chapter 2: Nanomaterial and Nanotechnology Firms: A Typology -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 The Sample -- 2.3 Findings -- 2.3.1 Analysis Firms -- 2.3.2 Bioanalysis Firms -- 2.3.3 Drug Delivery Firms -- 2.3.4 Electronics Firms -- 2.3.5 Energy Firms -- 2.3.6 Materials Firms -- 2.3.7 Nanotechnology and Venture Capital -- 2.4 Discussion -- Bibliography -- Chapter 3: Governance of Nanotechnology: Context, Principles and Challenges -- 3.1 Background -- 3.1.1 Responsible Development -- 3.1.2 Risk Governance -- 3.1.3 The Lag Between Governance and Innovation Development -- 3.2 The Purpose and Principles of Nanotechnology Governance -- 3.3 Challenges Facing Nanotechnology Governance -- 3.4 Conclusion -- 3.4.1 Context -- 3.4.2 Purpose -- 3.4.3 Challenges -- 3.4.4 Desirable Attributes -- Bibliography -- Chapter 4: Integrating the Social Impacts into Risk Governance of Nanotechnology -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 Impacts for Social Life Cycle Assessment of Products -- 4.2.1 Corporate Social Responsibility Guidelines and Global Reporting Initiative Metrics -- 4.2.2 Social Life Cycle Assessment -- 4.2.3 Social Impact Assessment Methodologies -- 4.2.4 Social Impacts from Existing Product Sustainability Assessment Tools -- 4.3 Salient Social Impacts for Nano-enabled Products -- 4.4 Selection of Quantitative Nano-specific Indicators -- 4.5 MCDA Methodology -- 4.6 Case Study Illustration -- 4.7 Discussion -- 4.8 Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Chapter 5: International Cooperation on Nanosafety Between Europe and Latin America -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 State of the Art in Nanosafety Research and Policy-{u00AD}Making in Latin America
  • 5.2.1 Nanosafety Bibliometric Analysis -- 5.2.2 State of the Art in Nanosafety Research by Latin American Country -- 5.2.3 Policy-Making -- 5.2.4 Civil Society Engagement and Initiatives -- 5.3 Best Practice: Brazil's Participation in NANoREG -- 5.4 Future Plans by the Stakeholders -- 5.4.1 Research -- 5.4.2 Policy-Making -- 5.4.3 Industry -- 5.4.4 Responsible Research and Innovation -- Conclusions: A Viable Scenario for Latin American Involvement in Global Risk Governance -- Bibliography -- Chapter 6: Nanoeducation for Industry and Society -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 Reaching Out to New Generations: Nano at Secondary Schools -- 6.3 The Current Offer of Nanotechnology Education at European Universities -- 6.3.1 University Survey -- 6.4 Case Studies -- 6.5 Exploring the Demand for Employees with Nanotechnology Skills -- 6.6 Comparing the Industry Needs with University Offers -- 6.7 Views of Students and Graduates -- 6.8 Proposed Model Curricula -- 6.9 Model Curriculum for First Degree Studies in Nanotechnology -- 6.10 Model Curriculum for Second Degree Studies in Nanotechnology -- 6.10.1 Model Curriculum for Third Degree Studies in Nanotechnology -- 6.11 Conclusions -- Bibliography -- Chapter 7: Nanotort Liability at Common Law -- 7.1 Introduction -- 7.2 Legal Liability: Proof of Causation in Toxic Tort -- 7.3 Scientific Advances to Ease Burden of Proof of Causation and Create New Injuries -- 7.4 A New Toxic Tort -- 7.5 Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Part II: Risk Assessment and Management -- Chapter 8: INSCX Exchange: The Hub Approach to Self-{u00AD}regulation in Support of Risk Governance, Assurance, and Transfer -- 8.1 Introduction -- 8.2 INSCX Offers a Number of Supports for Risk Governance, Risk Assurance, and Risk Transfer -- 8.2.1 Standardization -- 8.2.2 Trade Reporting -- 8.2.3 Quality Control -- 8.2.4 Compliant -- 8.3 Importance -- 8.4 Alternative
  • 8.5 Challenges -- 8.6 Key Considerations -- 8.7 Commercial Considerations Summary -- Bibliography -- Chapter 9: In Support of the Inclusion of Data on Nanomaterials Transformations and Environmental Interactions into Existing Regulatory Frameworks -- 9.1 Introduction -- 9.2 Understanding/Predicting the Relevant Species to Test -- 9.3 Understanding Appropriate Timescales and Formats for Testing NMs -- 9.4 Manufacturer's Responsibility Regarding 'Transformed' NMs? -- 9.5 Mechanisms to Support Regulatory Authorities Regarding NMs Risk Assessment -- 9.6 Regulatory Precedent for Assessing Transformed Variants (E.g. Drug and Pesticide Metabolites) -- 9.7 Lessons from Other Areas: What Could Be Adapted for Transformed NMs? -- 9.8 Conclusions -- Bibliography -- Chapter 10: Applying Safety by Molecular Design Concepts to Nanomaterials Risk Management -- 10.1 Introduction -- 10.2 From Passive Nanostructures to Complex Nanosystems by Design -- 10.3 Safety by Design -- 10.4 FP7 Collaborative Projects Sanowork and SUN -- 10.4.1 Case Studies -- 10.4.1.1 TiO2 NF (Sanowork) -- 10.4.1.2 TiO2 Silica (Sanowork) -- 10.4.1.3 Ag (Sanowork) -- 10.4.1.4 CuO (SUN) -- Media Composition -- Milling Process -- 10.5 Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Chapter 11: A Bayesian Regression Methodology for Correlating Noisy Hazard and Structural Alert Parameters of Nanomaterials -- 11.1 Introduction -- 11.2 Current Approaches to Calculating Exposure Risk In Vitro-In Vivo Extrapolation -- 11.2.1 In Silica Methods -- 11.2.2 Pharmacokinetics and Its Application to Long-Term Risk Estimation -- 11.3 Bayesian Statistics -- 11.3.1 Principle of Maximum Entropy -- 11.4 Probabilistic Relationships Between Physicochemical Properties and In Vitro Observed Hazard Levels -- 11.4.1 Example Case -- 11.5 General Marginal Distributions and Maximum Entropy -- 11.5.1 Example of a Prior PDF Construction
  • 11.6 Multidimensional Problem -- 11.7 Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Chapter 12: Organisational Risk Management of Nanomaterials Using SUNDS: The Contribution of CENARIOS® -- 12.1 Voluntary Risk Management Measures for the Sustainable Use of Nanotechnologies -- 12.1.1 Interdisciplinary Challenges of a Key Technology -- 12.1.2 Risk Management by Nanotechnology Companies -- 12.2 The CENARIOS® Risk Management System -- 12.2.1 Part A: General Requirements -- 12.2.2 Part B: Staff Requirements -- 12.2.3 Part C: Organisational Requirements -- 12.2.4 Part D: Risk Assessment and Monitoring Requirements -- 12.2.5 Part E: Requirements Related to Risk Treatment and Risk Communication -- 12.3 Nano Risk Monitoring System: The Challenge of Monitoring Nano-risks -- 12.4 CENARIOS® Stand-Alone Module as a Part of Sunds -- 12.4.1 Developing the CENARIOS® Stand-Alone Module -- 12.4.2 The Contribution of the Cenarios® Stand-Alone Module to Organisational Risk Management in Sunds -- 12.5 Conclusions -- Bibliography -- Appendix A: Search Criteria
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