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Cefic-LRI project maximizes the power of in vitro assays

Cefic-LRI is investing in research on in vitro toxicity tests to respond to the intensification of REACH testing requirements and the promotion of alternative approaches to animal testing. In vitro toxicity tests can play a pivotal role in investigating consequences […]

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Cefic-LRI launches its 2020 call for proposals in chemical risk assessment and toxicity

The Long-range Research Initiative (LRI) programme of the European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic) is now accepting grant applications to carry out research in the following areas: LRI AIMT11: Expansion of A Regulatory Accepted In Vitro Testing Battery for Developmental Neurotoxicity […]

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Cefic-LRI updates online toolbox for chemical risk assessment

Cefic’s Long Range Research Initiative (LRI) has updated some of its quality-assured databases and key prediction tools for risk assessment and toxicity testing of chemicals. Freely available and mainly intended for European and national regulatory agencies, industry and academia, the […]

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Funding opportunities for research proposals on Microplastics

The International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA) is offering funding opportunities for research projects on two specific topics: “Microplastic sediment core feasibility study” and “Microplastic biomonitoring in fish: Assessing the feasibility and conducting a pilot field study”. Deadline to send […]

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ICCA-LRI workshop 2019: Final report and highlights now available

The final report and highlights of the 2019 ICCA-LRI Workshop are now available and published in Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology. Read here the highlights of the ICCA-LRI Workshop: “21st Century Approaches for Evaluating Exposures, Biological Activity, and Risks of Complex […]

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Addressing microplastic risk assessment: where next?

Plastic pollution has been an area of growing public concern in recent years. Plastics and, in particular, microplastic pollution have been making headlines around the world and policymakers and regulators are increasing activity in this area. But what is the […]

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Cefic-LRI to invest €100,000 into better testing methods for persistent chemicals

20 November 2019, Brussels – Dr Karolina Nowak, Researcher in the Division of Geobiotechnology in the Technical University of Berlin, Germany, was awarded the €100,000 LRI Innovative Science Award, one of Europe’s largest research grants for early career scientists, during […]

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Just published: ‘Applying non-animal strategies for assessing skin sensitisation’ report

‘Applying non-animal strategies for assessing skin sensitisation’ report from EPAA, Cefic LRI and IFRA Europe cross sector workshop is now available online, containing full bibliographic details. The workshop took place on 7-8 February 2019, in Helsinki, Finland, and was hosted […]

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21st Annual LRI Workshop and Innovative Science Award Ceremony

The 21st Annual Cefic-LRI Workshop & Innovative Science Award Ceremony will be held on 20-21 November 2019, at the Steigenberger Wiltcher’s Hotel, in Brussels, Belgium. Join us to hear all about the latest developments from LRI-funded breakthrough research in chemical […]

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Cefic-LRI grant applications: deadline 01 September 2019

The Long-range Research Initiative (LRI) programme of the European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic) is now accepting grant applications to carry out research in the following areas: LRI-B22: Human Exposure Assessment Framework for Complex Substances LRI-B23: Optimizing the benefit of REACH […]

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