From Biotechnology to Nanotechnology: Parallels in State Regulatory Review


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This case study of the process by which Massachusetts reviewed and revised environmental regulations pertaining to the biotechnology industry provides useful insights into the potential regulatory issues facing the nanotechnology sector and lessons about how industry representatives may need to work with state officials to adapt regulatory frameworks to sector-specific needs.

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Journal: TechConnect Briefs
Volume: 2, Nanotechnology 2008: Life Sciences, Medicine & Bio Materials – Technical Proceedings of the 2008 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show, Volume 2
Published: June 1, 2008
Pages: 180 - 183
Industry sectors: Advanced Materials & Manufacturing | Personal & Home Care, Food & Agriculture
Topic: Environmental Health & Safety of Nanomaterials
ISBN: 978-1-4200-8504-4