04 Oct 2022 EU NEWS

Imptox features in EU publications on environment & health

The European Union has recently released a set of documents, informing the public about EU-supported research in the field of environment & health.

Within the last 20 years, the European Union has been funnelling extensive amounts of money into research and innovation in the field of environment and health. The aim of this massive investment is to consolidate the evidence needed to support a policy framework that would protect European citizens from environmental degradation.

Within the European Green Deal, a toxic-free environment, the protection of citizens' health and reducing both climate and environmental pressures are identified as priorities. To tackle those challenges effectively, scientific knowledge, research data and innovative solutions are key.

In the following two documents (Factsheet & Project Catalogue) readers can learn more about the hundreds of scientific initiatives supported by the European Union with the aim to provide evidence in the field of environment & health.

Imptox is one of the projects featured in those materials. With the aim to better understand the impact of micro- and nanoplastics on human health and in particular on asthma and allergic disease, we hope to contribute with evidence to help decision makers, risk assessors and regulators safeguard our air, water and food supply.

Documents:

EU Factsheet Research and innovation to address the impact of environmental factors on health, the September 2022 edition

Project Catalogue European research on environment and health, the latest edition that is focused on the analysis of projects funded by Horizon 2020 and Euratom