Scientific Publication

  • 2024 | Journal of Physics: Conference Series: “Field testing of low-cost particulate matter sensors for Digital Twin applications in nanomanufacturing processes” Read more >>

    Authors: Jesus M. Lopez de Ipiña, Alberto Lopez, Alejandro Gazulla, Gabriel Aznar, Franco Belosi, Joonas Koivisto, Richard Seddon, Paweł Durałek, Antonios Vavouliotis, Grigorios Koutsoukis, Karmele Lopez de Ipiña, Sonia Florez, Anna Costa.

  • 01/2024 | Environment International: “An integrated new approach methodology for inhalation risk assessment of safe and sustainable by design nanomaterialsRead more >>

    Authors: Giulia Motta, Maurizio Gualtieri, Rossella Bengalli, Melissa Saibene, Franco Belosi, Alessia Nicosia, Joan Cabellos, Paride Mantecca.

  • 08/2023 | Nanotoday journal: “From principles to reality. FAIR implementation in the nanosafety community.” Read more >>

    Authors: Verónica I. Dumit, Ammar Ammar, Martine I. Bakker, Miguel A. Bañares, Cecilia Bossa, Anna Costa, Hilary Cowie, Damjana Drobne, Thomas E. Exner, Lucian Farcal, Steffi Friedrichs, Irini Furxhi, Roland Grafström, Andrea Haase, Martin Himly, Nina Jeliazkova, Iseult Lynch, Dieter Maier, Cornelle W. Noorlander, Hyun Kil Shin, Galo Soler-Illia, Blanca Suarez-Merino, Egon Willighagen, Penny Nymark

  • 07/2023 | Nanoimpact journal: “A data reusability assessment in the nanosafety domain based on the NSDRA framework followed by an exploratory Quantitative Structure Activity Relationships (QSAR) modeling targeting cellular viability” Read more >>

    Authors: Irini Furxhi, Egon WiIlighagen, Chris Evelo, Anna Costa, Ammar Ammar

  • 04/2023 | Nanoimpact journal: “Critical aspects in occupational exposure assessment with different aerosol metrics in an industrial spray coating process.” Read more >>

    Authors: Franco Belosi, Antti Joonas Koivisto, Irini Furxhi, Jesús Lopez de Ipiña, Alessia Nicosia, Fabrizio Ravegnani, Simona Ortelli, Ilaria Zanoni, Anna Costa.

  • 20/03/2023 | ZENODO journal: “Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationship (QSAR)-enabled in vitro Genotoxicity assessments of Titanium Dioxide Nanomaterials.” Read more >>

    Authors: Mahsa Mirzaei, Finbarr Murphy, Martin Mullins and Irini Furxhi

  • 20/02/2023 | MDPI Toxics: “Preliminary Toxicological Analysis in a Safe-by-Design and Adverse Outcome Pathway-Driven Approach on Different Silver Nanoparticles: Assessment of Acute Responses in A549 Cells” Read more >>

    Authors: , , , , , and

  • 21/02/2023 | MDPI Toxics: “Physicochemical Transformations of Silver Nanoparticles in the Oro-Gastrointestinal Tract Mildly Affect Their Toxicity to Intestinal Cells In Vitro: An AOP-Oriented Testing Approach” Read more >>

    Authors: Kose, O.; Béal, D.; Motellier, S.; Pelissier, N.; Collin-Faure, V.; Blosi, M.; Bengalli, R.; Costa, A.; Furxhi, I.; Mantecca, P.; Carriere, M.

  • 16/02/2023 | ASC Publications: “Data-Driven Quantitative Intrinsic Hazard Criteria for Nanoproduct Development in a Safe-by-Design Paradigm: A Case Study of Silver NanoformsRead more >>

    Authors: Irini Furxhi, Rossella Bengalli, Giulia Motta, Paride Mantecca, Ozge Kose, Marie Carriere, Ehtsham Ul Haq, Charlie O’Mahony, Magda Blosi, Davide Gardini, and Anna Costa.

  • 02/02/2023 | RSC Sustainability journal: Nano “Status, implications and challenges of European safe and sustainable by design paradigms applicable to nanomaterials and advanced materials” Read more >>


  • 01/02/2023 | MDPI Molecular Sciences: Nano “Employing Supervised Algorithms for the Prediction of Nanomaterial’s Antioxidant Efficiency” Read more >>


  • 05/01/2023 | BMC Particle and Fibre Toxicology: Nano “Putative adverse outcome pathway for silver nanoparticle toxicity on male reproductive system: A literature review” Read more >>

    Authors: Ozge Kose, Paride Mantecca, Anna Costa, Marie Carrière.

  • 21/11/2022 | MDPI Nanomaterials: Nano “Burden of Disease (BoD) Assessment to Estimate Risk Factors Impact in a Real Nanomanufacturing Scenario” Read more >>


  • 17/10/2022 | Environmental Science: Nano “Eco design for Ag-based solutions against SARS-CoV-2 and E. coliRead more >>

    Authors: .

  • 11/10/2022 | Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology “Identification of the safe(r) by design alternatives for nanosilver-enabled wound dressings” Read more >>

    Authors: V. Cazzagon, E. Giubilato,I. Zanoni, A. L. Costa, C. Vineis, A. Varesano,E. Semenzin, E. Badetti.

  • 27/08/2022 | MDPI Toxics – Special Issue “Measuring TiO2N and AgHEC Airborne Particle Density during a Spray Coating Process” Read more >>

    Authors: , , , , , , and

  • 04/07/2022 | Open Research Europe – Nanosized titanium dioxide particle emission potential from a commercial indoor air purifier photocatalytic surface – A case study” Read more >>

    Authors: Antti Joonas Koivisto, Sara Trabucco, Fabrizio Ravegnani, Elisa Morabito, Magda Blosi, Anna Costa, Franco Belosi, Francescopiero Calzolari, Alessia Nicosia, Benedetta Del Secco, Marko Altin.

  • 10/02/2022 | Nanomaterials – Quantifying Emission Factors and Setting Conditions of Use According to ECHA Chapter R.14 for a Spray Process Designed for Nanocoatings—A Case Study.” Read more >>

    Authors: Antti Joonas Koivisto, Benedetta Del Secco, Sara Trabucco, Alessia Nicosia, Fabrizio Ravegnani, Marko Altin, Joan Cabellos, Irini Furxhi, Magda Blosi, Anna Costa, Jesús Lopez de Ipiña, Franco Belosi.

  • 28/01/2022 | Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology “ASINA Project: Towards a Methodological Data-Driven Sustainable and Safe-by-Design Approach for the Development of Nanomaterials.” Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology” Read more >>

    Authors: Furxhi Irini Perucca Massimo, Blosi Magda, Lopez de Ipiña Jesús, Oliveira Juliana, Murphy Finbarr,  Costa Anna Luisa

  • 18/01/2022 | MDPI – Nanomaterials “Particles Emission from an Industrial Spray Coating Process Using Nano-Materials” Read more >>

    Authors: , , , , , , , , and

  • 01/2022 | Science Direct-volume 25 “Health and environmental safety of nanomaterials: O Data, Where Art Thou?Read more >>

    Authors: Irini Furxhi

  • 02/12/2021 | MDPI “Data Shepherding in Nanotechnology: An Antimicrobial Functionality Data Capture Template” Read more >>

    Authors: , , , , , and

  • 13/12/2021 | Coatings (Special Issue Biomaterials and Antimicrobial Coatings) “A Supervised Machine-Learning Prediction of Textile’s Antimicrobial Capacity Coated with Nanomaterials”  Read more >>

    Authors: Mahsa Mirzaei, Irini Furxhi, Finbarr Murphy and Martin Mullins

  • 22/11/2021 | MDPI “Ceramized Fabrics and Their Integration in a Semi-Pilot Plant for the Photodegradation of Water Pollutants” Read more >>

    Authors: Lara Faccani, , and

  • 17/11/2021 | Nanomaterials “Monitoring and optimisation of Ag nanoparticles spray coating on textile” Read more >>

    Authors: Sara Trabucco, Simona Ortelli, Benedetta Del Secco, Ilaria Zanoni, Franco Belosi, Fabrizio Ravegnani, Alessia Nicosia, Magda Blosi and Anna Luisa Costa

  • 16/07/2021 | Applied Polymers “Polyvinyl alcohol/silver electrospun nanofibers: biocidal filter media capturing virus-size particles”  Read more >>

    Authors: Magda Blosi, Anna Luisa Costa, Simona Ortelli, Franco Belosi, Fabrizio Ravegnani, Alessio Varesano, Cinzia Tonetti, Claudia Vineis

  • 13/07/2021 | Nanomaterials (This article belongs to the Special Issue Engineered Nanomaterials Exposure and Risk Assessment: Occupational Health and Safety) “Data Shepherding in Nanotechnology. The Exposure Field Campaign Template”  Read more >>

    Authors: Irini Furxhi, Alessio Varesano, Hesham Salman, Mahsa Mirzaei, Vittoria Battistello, Ivonne Tonani Tomasoni and Magda Blosi

  • 07/07/2021 | Nanomaterials “A machine learning tool to predict the antibacterial capacity of nanoparticles”  Read more >>

    Authors: Mahsa Mirzaei, Irini Furxhi, and Finbarr Murphy, Martin Mullins

  • 08/06/2021 | Nanomaterials “Data Shepherding in Nanotechnology. The Initiation”  Read more >>

    Authors: Irini Furxhi, Finbarr Murphy, Athanasios Arvanitis

  • 21/06/2021 | Open Research Europe “Assessment of exposure determinants and exposure levels by using stationary concentration measurements and a probabilistic near-field/far-field exposure model”  Read more >>

    Authors: Antti Joonas Koivisto, Andrea Spinazzè, Frederik Verdonck, Francesca Borghi, Jakob Löndahl, Ismo Kalevi Koponen, Steven Verpaele, Michael Jayjock, Tareq Hussein, Jesus Lopez de Ipiña, Susan Arnold, Irini Furxhi.

  • 21/06/2021 | Open Research Europe “Quantifying Conditions of Use (CoU) for occupational exposure scenarios and industrial processes”  Read more >>

    Authors: Antti Joonas Koivisto.

  • 20/11/2020 |Journal of Physics: Conference Series “Digital Twins applied to the implementation of Safe-by-Design strategies in nano-processes for the reduction of airborne emission and occupational exposure to nano-forms”  Read more >>

    Authors: Jesús M. López De IpiñaGabriel AznarAlberto LopezJorge OliteJoonas KoivistoGianni Bartolini and Anna Costa

  • 25/07/2020 | International Journal of Molecular Sciences “Predicting In Vitro Neurotoxicity Induced by Nanoparticles Using Machine Learning”  Read more >>

    Authors: Irini Furxhi, Finbarr Murphy

Press Release

  • 18/07/2023 | “NanoInnovation 2023: Migliorare lo sviluppo dei materiali con approcci Safe e Sustainable by Design. Read more >>

  • 07/03/2022 | “Normazione, ricerca e innovazione”: un webinar per l’Istituto Superiore di Sanità. Read more >>

  • 20/05/2021 |  U&C “Unificazione e Certificazione – Il progetto europeo ASINA e il concetto Safe by Design per i nano-materiali e i nano-prodotti. Read more >>

  • 16/12/2020 | NSC Newsletter – December 2020: Initial Approach of the ASINA Project to the Real World. Read more >>

  • 03/07/2020 | NSC Newsletter – August 2020: Safe By Design, Nanomaterials and Production Chains: The Challenges of Technical Standards in a New European Project. Read more >>

  • 03/07/2020 | ASINA project on Cluster Habitat Newsletter. Read more >>

  • 18/06/2020 | Scienze chimiche e tecnologie dei materiali. Read more >>

  • 17/06/2020 |Progetto ASINA, strategie di safe-by-design per lo sviluppo di nanomateriali sicuri. Read more >>

  • 17/06/2020 |Micananotech Ltd has been selected to participate in the Horizon 2020 project, Anticipating Safety Issues at the Design stage of Nano Product Development (ASINA). Read more >>

  • 01/04/2020 | Anticipating Safety Issues at the Design Stage of NAno Product Development. Read more >>