Highlights

18/07/2024
EVENT

Imptox scientist explores MNPs in food safety at IAFP Annual Meeting in California

Prof. Andreja Rajkovic of Ghent University delves into the complex interactions between microplastics, nanoplastics, and food safety.

08/07/2024
EVENT

Imptox at FEBS 2024: Presenting Pioneering Research on Microplastics

Imptox Coordinator, Prof. Tanja Cirkovic Velickovic from the University of Belgrade takes center stage at the FEBS Congress in Milan, highlighting the critical interplay between microplastics and proteins.

03 Jul 2024 EVENT

Agenda released for Imptox workshop on microplastics at FoodMicro 2024 in Burgos

Discover the latest insights on microplastics and microbiome interactions at our workshop on July 8th.

24 Jun 2024 PROJECT PUBLICATION

Ghent University scientists unveil damaging effect of repeated exposure to nanoplastics on human cell health

Published in Environmental Science & Technology on May 30, 2024, the study demonstrates for the first time that repeated low-level exposure to nanoplastics made from polystyrene causes significant damage to mitochondria, the cell’s energy centers, and suppresses cell differentiation under prolonged exposure.

19 Jun 2024 PROJECT NEWS

Imptox teams up with Scientix to elevate science education in Europe

In an exciting collaboration, Imptox has partnered with Scientix to bring innovative science education to young minds through its educational video game, "Microplastic Madness: Catching PlastikPunk."

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