The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that it will hold a public workshop on September 23, 2010, “to obtain information on the safety and effectiveness of medical devices utilizing nanotechnology.” The meeting, which will be Webcast, will allow FDA to “obtain information on a number of specific questions regarding manufacturing and characterization requirements and the biocompatibility evaluation for medical devices” made with nanomaterials. A list of questions and topics for discussion are available online; those wishing to participate in the workshop must register and provide their written materials by September 15. All other comments must be submitted by October 22. See Federal Register, August 23, 2010.