June 17, 2018
The 22nd edition of the WORLD HYDROGEN ENERGY CONFERENCE (WHEC) will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from June 17 to 22, 2018 more
April 5, 2018
Approaching the end of its second year, SmartResilience has released its 3rd newsletter! more
February 12, 2018
A questionnaire focusing on the monitoring and reporting requirements as described in the Directive has been launched. more
November 21, 2017

SAF€RA has launched its fourth joint call for transnational, collaborative research projects. The call aims to foster collaboration between researchers from different countries in Europe and from different scientific disciplines, in order to improve safety and the management of technological risks

October 11, 2017
“Nanosafety 2017” will be held from October 11-13, 2017, in Saarbrücken, Germany. more
October 3, 2017
9th international conference on the prevention of accidents at work will take place at Diplomat Hotel Prague, Czech Republic, october 3-6, 2017. Early bird registration close on June 30, 2017. more
October 1, 2017
The 10th World Congress of Chemical Engineering, and its joint events, will be held in conjunction with the 11th European Congress of Chemical Engineering and the 4th European Congress of Applied Biotechnology (WCCE10+ECCE11+ECAB4) on October 1–5, 2017. more
June 21, 2017
The EuroNanoForum biannual conference, now in its 8th edition, has grown since 2003 into the most significant European forum in its field for scientists, industrialists and policy makers. more
June 20, 2017
The 2nd Open meeting on Standardisation for Nanotechnologies and Nanomaterials will take place on June 20, 2017 in Malta. more
June 19, 2017
The next SRA-Europe annual Meeting will take place in Lisbon on June 19-21, 2017 more
June 5, 2017
The 6th International Conference on Risk Analysis and Crisis Response (RACR-2017) will be held in Ostrava-Prague, Czech Republic on June 5-9, 2017. more
May 21, 2017

The ISCRAM conference will take place in Albi, France, on May 21-24, 2017. The ISCRAM conference aims at exploring all dimensions of Information System domain to improve and contribute to Crisis and Disaster Management.

May 18, 2017
The 5th SAF€RA Symposium in Bilbao, on May 18-19, 2017. more
May 17, 2017

This year annual meeting of ETPIS/EU-VRi and its brokerage event will be organized on May 17, 2017 together with SAF€RA Symposium in Bilbao (May 18-19, 2017).

May 12, 2017
EC4SafeNano has launched a survey aimaing at identifying the demand and supply of services for safe use of nanomaterials and nanotechnology(DEADLINE: September 15, 2017). more
April 24, 2017
Several H2020 projects organizes a workshop on Safe-by-Design on April 24-25, 2017 in Bilbao (Spain) more
April 10, 2017
The ELECTROSTATICS 2017 conference will take place at DECHEMA-Haus, Frankfurt am Main, Germany from 10 to 13 April 2017. more
January 15, 2017
The European Commission has launched a public stakeholder consultation which will feed into the interim evaluation of Horizon 2020, the EU's €77 billion research and innovation funding scheme running from 2014 to 2020. more
December 22, 2016
ResiStand has published its first newsletter. more
December 5, 2016
The NanoSafety Cluster Newsletter has been released. more
November 24, 2016
The European Project EDEN has recently published a press release "When numbers count". more
TPs in EU

Technology Platforms on the EU website. It includes latest news and documents related to the ETPs:

Existing and ongoing work in EU RTD (projects, networks and coordination actions etc.)
HarsNet : A thematic network on hazard assessment of highly reactive systems. HarsNet aims at contributing to the design of intrinsically safe processes, giving precedence to prevention in front of protection, and reducing the probability of the runaway to a minimum.

S2S : A Gateway for Plant and Process Safety. The network aims at a) connecting people working on safety topics, b) analysing the future RTD strategy, c) collecting, evaluating and offering available information, d) developing interactive risk assessment tools and training methods, and e) establishing a dialogue to legislation and standardisation.

ESRA : ESRA Association is a non-profit international association for the advance and application of safety and reliability technology in all areas of human endeavour. It is an "umbrella" organisation with a membership consisting of: national professional societies, industrial organisations and higher education institutions. The common interest is safety and reliability.

NEW OSH ERA: The NEW OSH ERA project helped to combine the strengths of the different EU Member States in occupational safety and health (OSH) research.By increasing cooperation and coordination between different research programmes, NEW OSH ERA helped increase the overall scale and effectiveness of the research carried out in the EU. The networking and integration of national programmes helped EU researchers understand the increasingly complicated OSH issues that we face, and so contribute to the productivity and well-being of Europe's workers.

nanoSTAIR: The nanoSTAIR project aim at building a sustainable process and platform in the field of nanotechnologies to support the transfer of knowledge gained through research to documentary standards in the context of the STAIR approach promoted by CEN-CENELEC.

STABALID: The main objective of STABALID is to support the deployment of safe Li-ion stationary batteries with a cell size larger than 10 Ah and systems larger than 1 MWh. This will be done by developing, testing, validating and disseminating a new international standard for stationary battery tests during the course of the project.

SAF€RA: SAF€RA is an ERA-NET and therefore aims at coordinating the research investment among the EU Member States in the field of industrial safety.

nanoMILE: The NanoMILE project intends to establish a fundamental understanding of the mechanisms of nanomaterial interactions with living systems and the environment, across the entire life cycle of nanomaterials and in a wide range of target species.

SafeLife-X: This project will contribute to creating consensus on aging management including potential cascading and/or ripple effects. It will, thus, satisfy the demand within various industrial sectors and help match the EU Grand Challenges and the EU-2020 Strategy, and achieve goals of main stakeholders (e.g. EC, OECD, ECTP, ETPIS…).

Public Safety Communication Europe Forum (PSCE) is a permanent autonomous organisation aiming at improving provision of public safety communications and information management systems and the safety of the citizens during crisis and emergency situations. PSCE provides a unique common platform for researchers, industry and users enabling regular exchange of ideas, information, experiences and best practices.

International initiatives on industrial safety
UNEP APPELL : APELL is a programme developed by UNEP (United Nation Environmental Programme) in conjuction with governments and industry with the purpose of minimising the occurrence and harmful effects of technological accidents and environmental emergencies.

SRA-EUROPE : The Society for Risk Analysis - Europe is an interdisciplinary, professional society devoted to risk assessment, risk management and risk communication. The Society aims to bring together individuals and organisations interested in risk assessment, risk management and risk communication in Europe.

OECD: Chemical Accidents WG / Publications & Documents

The CCPS Process Safety Beacon is a resource aimed at delivering process safety messages to plant operators and other manufacturing personnel. The Process Safety Beacon is sponsored and produced by CCPS. The monthly one-page Process Safety Beacon covers the breadth of process safety issues. Each issue presents a real-life accident, and describes the lessons learned and practical means to prevent a similar accident in your plant.

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