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VeilleNanos - Legal information

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The site is edited under the 1901 association law for the non-profit association named “AVICENN” (Association de Veille et d’Information Civique sur les Enjeux des Nanosciences et des Nanotechnologies). AVICENN is an association whose purpose is to monitor and provide civic information on the issues linked to Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies. Its head office is located: Maison de la vie associative et citoyenne du 11ème, Boite aux lettres n° 197, 8 rue Général Renault, 75011 PARIS.

Correspondence address: 2 avenue Cabias, 69004 Lyon


Publication management

The director of the publication is Philippe Bourlitio, in his capacity of President of AVICENN.

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Any reproduction that does not respect the above-mentioned licenses and copyrights constitutes an infringement that may engage the civil and penal liability of the infringer.


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