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March
19

Comment Deadline: FDA Draft Guidance for Drug Products Containing Nanomaterials

  • Agency
  • Industry
  • Nanotechnology

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is seeking public comments regarding its draft guidance documents for applicants with drug products that contain nanomaterials. The FDA acknowledges that it evaluates nanomaterial-containing drug products on a case-by-case basis and uses a risk-based approach.  The FDA clarifies how applicants should approach nanomaterial analyses and integrate their findings throughout manufacturing processes and product development.

March
16

Comment Deadline: FDA Opioid Policy Steering Committee – Prescribing Intervention—Exploring a Strategy for Implementation

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Neuroscience

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is seeking public comments for its public hearing entitled, “Opioid Policy Steering Committee: Prescribing Intervention—Exploring a Strategy for Implementation.”

March
16

Comment Deadline: FDA Packaging, Storage, and Disposal Options To Enhance Opioid Safety—Exploring the Path Forward

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Neuroscience

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is soliciting public comments for the previously-held public workshop entitled “Packaging, Storage, and Disposal Options To Enhance Opioid Safety—Exploring the Path Forward.” The comment deadline was extended on February 12, 2018.

March
5

Comment Deadline: FHWA Automated Driving Systems

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Robotics/AI

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) within the Department of Transportation is interested in hearing from the public, including stakeholders, on a range of issues related to assessing the infrastructure requirements and standards that may be necessary for enabling safe and efficient operations of autonomous driving systems.

March
5

Comment Deadline: Regulatory barriers in the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS)

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Robotics/AI

NHTSA seeks public comments to identify any regulatory barriers in the existing Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) to the testing, compliance certification and compliance verification of motor vehicles with Automated Driving Systems (ADSs).

March
4

Comment Deadline: EFSA Draft Guidance on the Risk Assessment of Nanotechnology Applications in the Food and Feed Chain: Part 1, Human and Animal Health

  • Agency
  • Industry
  • Nanotechnology

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is seeking public comments regarding the first part of its updated draft guidance for applications in which nanoscience or nanotechnology are integrated into the food and feed chain.

March
2

Comment Deadline: FTA Removing Barriers to Transit Bus Automation

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Robotics/AI

The Federal Transit Authority (FTA) within the Department of Transportation seeks public comment regarding current or potential regulatory or other policy barriers to the development, demonstration, deployment, and evaluation of automated transit buses and related technologies for Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) automation levels 3 through 5.

March
2

Comment Deadline: FTA Research Program: Automated Transit Buses

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Robotics/AI

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) within the Department of Transportation seeks public comment regarding the current and near-future status of automated transit buses and related technologies.

March
1

Comment Deadline: FAA Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Small Unmanned Aircraft Registration System (sUAS)

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Robotics/AI

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) invites public comments about the intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew information collection, regarding the registration of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS).