In a recent presentation at the Fifth Annual International Conference NANOSAFE 2016 in Minatec-Grenoble, France, Anthony Bochon explored how companies should address Environmental, Health & Safety Management risks in relation to nanomaterials. He discussed existing employment and consumers safety legal instruments that can be used in Belgium and abroad.

A leading expert in this emerging legal area of nanotechnology, Anthony has written extensively on this topic and has presented in various conferences on this field, including EuroNanoForum last year. He is serving as legal expert in the Horizon 2020 project EC4SafeNano, which is aimed at creating the first European nanosafety center.

NANOSAFE is Europe’s leading event on nanosafety sciences and regulation, bringing together top world experts in the field. The conference is attended by European Union officials, top researchers and industry representatives in the chemicals, pharmaceuticals and electronics sectors. Other speakers included Georgios Katalagarianakis, Scientific Officer of the European Commission, Alexnadre Ceccaldi, General Secretary of the European Technology Platform on Nanomedicine, and Dr Daniel Bernard, Senior Scientific Advisor for the Union des Industries Chimiques (Association of Chemical Industries).