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Public Health (10-08-2012)

Call for experts on medical devices containing nanomaterials

The Commission's independent Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR) is looking for experts for its working group on the safety of medical devices containing nanomaterials.

The call for expression of interest is launched today with deadline of 1 October 2012. For more information and to submit an application, please visit the dedicated webpage.

The European Commission has recently requested the SCENIHR to deliver an opinion on the safety of medical devices containing nanomaterials. The detailed mandate for this assessment can be found here.

To allow for a comprehensive assessment, experts in various scientific fields related to the safety of medical devices containing nanomaterials. Experience in risk assessment would be an advantage.

Further information on SCENIHR and the European Commission's other non-food Scientific Committees can be found here.