You are invited to join the Webinar on Safer and Sustainable Innovation Approach for More Sustainable Nanomaterials and Nano-enabled Products that will be held on Thursday 3 November 2022 at 14:30-16:30 CET.
The Safer and Sustainable Innovation Approach (SSIA) is an approach aiming to boost safer and sustainable innovations by integrating safety and sustainability at an early stage of the design phase of innovative materials, products, applications, and processes. SSIA combines the Safe-and-Sustainable-by-Design (SSbD), Regulatory Preparedness (RP), and Trusted Environment (TE) concepts to identify and minimise sustainability impacts along with potential health and environmental risks in the innovation process. SSIA relies on early dialogue between industry and regulators and is facilitated by a Trusted Environment. SSIA aims to anticipate the regulatory challenges posed by innovative nanomaterials, nano-enabled products, or other advanced materials by minimising the gap between technological innovations and the development of suitable risk assessment tools and frameworks.
The OECD is organising this webinar to increase awareness of this approach and gather inputs from the potential users, such as innovators and regulators, to ensure its applicability.
Access the OECD’s latest reports on the Safer and Sustainable Innovation Approach (SSIA):
• OECD (2022), Sustainability and Safe and Sustainable by Design: Working Descriptions for the Safer Innovation Approach, OECD Series on the Safety of Manufactured Nanomaterials, No. 105.
• OECD (2020), Moving Towards a Safe(r) Innovation Approach (SIA) for More Sustainable Nanomaterials and Nano-enabled Products, OECD Series on the Safety of Manufactured Nanomaterials, No. 96.
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