Representatives of the OECD Working Group on nanotechnology and the International Standards Organisation (ISO) will participate in the workshop. One potential outcome is that scientific unions, national and international standards development organisations, and other groups will be activated to work cooperatively in addressing the complex issues associated with description of the full range of possible nanomaterials.
The workshop will feature overview presentations from experts in various aspects of nanomaterials, summaries of ongoing description development work, and small discussion groups to identify needed future actions. The workshop will be on an invitation basis and held in Paris.
The Workshop report and recommendations will be published in the CODATA Data Science Journal.