The media, including media groups, journalists, communicators (experts/practitioners), whose activity/purpose involves the provision of an objective coverage of the applications of nanotechnologies, as well as their potential risks and benefits, and also to inform on relevant environment, safety, health, ethical and societal issues, will benefit through NANO2ALL by
better understanding nanotechnologies and their applications and becoming more aware of the concept of responsible research and innovation (RRI) as well as of its advantages.
In addition, journalists and communicators will have the opportunity to be part of a nanotechnology dialogue involving diverse societal groups, through which they can directly address these communities, hear about their needs, values and expectations concerning the use of nanotechnologies and the risks and benefits arising from it, as well as express their own opinions and positions in this regard. Moreover, through NANO2ALL they will learn about the innovation trajectories that are most likely to advance into responsible nanotechnology applications and the actions required to enhance societal engagement in nanotechnologies.
Media stakeholders will be an important interface between NANO2ALL and the outside world, capable of channeling NANO2ALL outcomes to those not involved in the initiative (including perceptions, expectations and views about the use of nanotechnologies, a set of future scenarios depicting nanodevelopments in the next years, the nanotechnology innovation trajectories that are considered responsible and socially acceptable, and the importance of societal engagement into nanotechnologies).