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Geert Van Calster

Geert Van Calster

Journal Articles


Dorbeck-Jung, B. R., D. M. Bowman and G. Van Calster. 2011. Governing nanomedicine: Lessons from within, and for, the EU medical technology regulatory framework (guest editors introduction). Law & Policy 33(2):215-224. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9930.2010.00335.x. (link )

Van Calster, G., D. M. Bowman and J. D'Silva. 2011. Protecting consumers or failing them? The regulation of nanotechnologies in the EU. European Journal of Consumer Law 1:85-113. (link )


Bowman, D. M., J. D'Silva and G. Van Calster. 2010. Defining nanomaterials for the purpose of regulation within the European Union. European Journal of Risk Regulation 1(2):115-122. (link )

Bowman, D. M., G. Van Calster and S. Friedrichs. 2010. Nanomaterials and regulation of cosmetics. Nature Nanotechology 5(February):92. DOI: 10.1038/nnano.2010.12. (link )


Bowman, D. M. and G. Van Calster. 2009. Flawless or fallible? A review of the applicability of the European Union's Cosmetics Directive in relation to nano-cosmetics. Studies in Ethics, Law, and Technology 2(3):Art. 6. DOI: 10.2202/1941-6008.1056. (link )

Van Calster, G. and D. Bowman. 2009. Regulatory design for new technologies: Spaghetti junction or Bauhaus principles for regulating innovative cosmetic products. Notizie di Politeia 25(94):25-93.


Bowman, D. M. and G. Van Calster. 2007. Does REACH go too far?. Nature Nanotechnology 2(9):525-526. DOI: 10.1038/nnano.2007.275. (link )

Bowman, D. and G. Van Calster. 2007. Reflecting on REACH: Global implications of the European Union's chemical regulation. Nanotechnology Law & Review 4(3):375-384. (link )

Book Chapters


Van Calster, G. and D. M. Bowman. 2010. A good foundation? Regulatory oversight of nanotechnologies using cosmetics as a case study. Pp. 268-290 In: Hodge, G. A., D. M. Bowman and A. D. Maynard eds., International Handbook on Regulating Nanotechnologies. Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd. Cheltenham, UK. ISBN: 978-1848446731.