Session 2 Chair: David Carlander
Nanotechnology Industries Association (NIA)
Before joining the Nanotechnology Industries Association (NIA), Dr Carlander most recently worked six years as Scientific Officer for the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Parma, Italy, where he was coordinating the risk assessment of applications of nanotechnologies in the food and feed area.
In EFSA Dr Carlander also performed risk assessment of animal cloning, and has been working with the TTC concept (Threshold of Toxicological Concern) as well as with GMO (Genetically Modified Organisms) risk assessment.
Before EFSA, Dr Carlander worked for the Swedish Ministry of Agriculture, and the Swedish National Food Administration.
Dr Carlander has 15 years of experience working with governments, academia, industry and international organisations. Dr Carlander holds a M.Sc. in Biotechnology and a PhD in Clinical Chemistry from Uppsala University, Sweden.