Six-year project at Örebro university to identify the most risky pollutants

Magnus Engwall at Örebro university (one of the member universities of the Swetox consortium), has received SEK 88 millions (9.2 millon €) to identify environmental toxins.  The funding comes from the Swedish Knowledge Foundation (KK-stiftelsen) in a joint venture with companies.

The research project will focus on a broad spectrum of environmental toxins and aims to contribute significantly to a more sustainable management of chemicals and to a toxic-free environment according to Swedish environmental objectives. It will run for six years and involve more than 25 researchers.

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