IOM and collaborators announced as Winners of the Multiparty Collaboration award in Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards


Organised annually by Interface, the awards mark the biggest celebration of business and academic knowledge exchange in Scotland. Focused on showcasing the achievements of collaborative partnerships and individuals alike.

The award was won for multiparty collaboration for the continued collaboration of the Nano Safety Research Consortium. The Institute of Occupational Medicine, along with our collaborators including Heriot Watt University, University of Edinburgh, Yordas Ltd and BASF SE, for addressing important gaps in knowledge about nanotechnology including safety testing, influencing the content of national regulations and promoting the responsible and sustainable development of nanotechnology to ensure that the benefits promised by this new technology can be realised safely.

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