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Prof. Danail Hristozov
University Ca’ Foscari Venice - Italy

Prof Danail Hristozov is a senior research scientist at the Venice Research Consortium and the Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics of University Ca’ Foscari Venice in Italy, where he also obtained his PhD degree. He is currently performing integrative research across the fields of risk assessment and governance of engineered nanomaterials as a principal investigator of the large-scale SUN (Sustainable Nanotechnologies) project (http://www.sun-fp7.eu) and a partner in various EU Nanosafety Cluster projects, including MARINA, NANOforART, ENPRA, ITS-NANO. Prior to his current positions, Danail worked at Malsch Techno Valuation, a consultancy firm in the Netherlands, where he specialized in Technological Assessment of emerging technologies (mainly nanotechnologies). There he worked on e.g. Observatory Nano and ICPC NanoNet projects. He completed with excellence his M.Sc. degree across both the Schools of Chemistry and Environmental Science and Management at the Brandenburg University of Technology (BTU) in Germany, where he focused on studying the benefits and risks of engineered nanomaterials for the environment and the human health.