Symposium: Challenges of microplastic analysis – Bridging state of the art and policy needs

This event will summarise the outcome of a recent JRC/BAM inter-laboratory comparison (ILC) study on the measurement of microplastics in water and present other similar studies. The results of these studies will be put in perspective with policy needs in view of (existing or upcoming) legislation. A plenary discussion on bridging state of the art […]

Plastic Health Summit

The Plastic Health Summit, organised by the Plastic Soup Foundation, will take place in Amsterdam and online. It is hard to imagine a world without plastic. In fact, it is almost unavoidable; we eat, drink and breathe micro- and nanoplastics - and their harmful chemical additives – every single day. What is that doing to […]

Progressing Together – 2nd CUSP Annual Meeting

CUSP members will convene in Ispra, Italy from June 8–10 for the consortium's second annual meeting. In a hybrid event taking place in part at the facilities of the European Commission’s Joint Research Center (JRC) in Ispra, Italy and in part online, CUSP members will discuss the progress achieved during the last year, while coordinating research […]

InnoMat.Life: From Nano- to Advanced Materials

This conference addresses stakeholders from policy, science, industry and NGOs who are dealing with regulatory implications of innovative materials in the context of chemical safety. InnoMat.Life will present the final project outcomes and aims to discuss them in a broader context of other ongoing initiatives. Find out more and register here:

A free webinar is being hosted by SETAC: Recommendations for Microplastic Toxicity Testing and Hazard Characterization

About this event Reliable toxicity data is needed to assess the potential risk of microplastic exposure to aquatic ecosystems. This includes a more complete foundational understanding of microplastic toxicity and better characterization of the hazards they may present. However, there are notable shortcomings and data gaps in the available microplastic toxicity literature. This presentation will […]