Kickoff for EDC-MixRisk

Sofie Norager, Research programme officer at the EU Commission, presents EU:s information platform for chemicals, IPCheM.

The big EU-project on the effects of mixtures of endocrine disturbing chemicals, “EDC-MixRisk” has started. The kickoff took place at Karolinska Institutet in Solna, 19-21 May.

Researchers from all participating universities in Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Sweden and the US, gathered to discuss the upcoming  data gathering and sharing, time plan and dissemination. Two representatives from the EU Commission were present to guide them in the process.

Group discussion on databases for risk assessments.
Sofie Norager talks to Swetox’ Joëlle Rüegg, project leader and Åke Bergman, director.
Eva Krutmeijer gave an inspirational talk on the importance of properly planned communication.