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Organiser: CUSP-The European research cluster to understand the health impacts of micro- and nanoplastics

EU citizens are very concerned about health impacts of micro- and nanoplastics but currently there are large knowledge gaps hindering a complete understanding of whether this high concern is justified or not. Therefore, to collect the necessary scientific evidence for assessing the risk of human exposure to micro- and nanoplastics, the EU Commission recently decided to fund 5 large research projects. These projects form The European research cluster to understand the health impacts of micro- and nanoplastics (CUSP). This event will explain the purpose of the CUSP projects, gather stakeholder input, and inform about the official launch event on June 9th. 

Speakers:

  • Dr. Ms. Birgit Sokull-Kluettgen, Directorate-Genaral for Research & Innovation, European Commission (DG RTD) 
  • Prof. Roel Vermeulen, CUSP

Laura Vivani

Micro- and nanoplastics: What knowledge gaps need to be filled, and why?
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