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Cefic-LRI grants 600K€ to European universities for microplastic research

With increasing public and regulatory concern regarding microplastics in the environment, research is becoming more prevalent. Currently, there is limited knowledge of the fate and transport of microplastics, which limits the ability to perform environmental risk assessments for these substances. […]

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Applying non-animal strategies for assessing skin sensitization

EPAA, Cefic-LRI and IFRA Europe convened relevant industry and EU Members State regulatory agencies to discuss the progress made in applying non-animal testing strategies for assessing skin sensitisation, at training workshop hosted by ECHA, in Helsinki, on February 7th and […]

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Call for Cefic-LRI Innovative Science Award 2019 is now open!

BRUSSELS, 23 January 2019- European-based early career scientists can now apply for the 2019 Innovative Science Award, a €100.000 prize to support promising new research in the field of environmental toxicology.  This year’s call focuses on chemical substances that bind to […]

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20th Annual Cefic-LRI Workshop: “20 years of LRI Advancing Risk Assessment”

The 20th Annual Workshop of Cefic’s Long-range Research Initiative (LRI) programme (#LRI20) took place in Brussels on 14 and 15 November 2018 with the overall theme of celebrating ‘20 years of LRI Advancing Risk Assessment’. The event kicked off on […]

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Research into early brain development receives €100,000 Cefic LRI Award

Brussels, 15 November 2018 – Researcher Dr. David Pamies, a Postdoc in the Department of Physiology at Lausanne University, Switzerland was awarded the €100,000 LRI Innovative Science award, one of Europe’s largest research grants for early career scientists, at the […]

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Cefic-LRI launches a new tool to assess bioaccumulation

Brussels, 31 October 2018 – Cefic’s Long Range Research Initiative (LRI) introduces the Bioaccumulation Assessment Tool (BAT), a groundbreaking new tool that will facilitate compliance with bioaccumulation safety data requirements. Chemicals have to undergo bioaccumulation hazard assessment as part of […]

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Cefic LRI celebrates 20 years of advancing risk assessment

This year marks the Cefic Long-Range Research Initiative (LRI) Programme 20th Anniversary. For the past two decades, LRI has fostered innovative research to improve science-based decision-making, build inter-disciplinary and international scientific networks, and engage with partners around the world to […]

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Cefic-LRI Grant Applications: Deadline 02 September 2018

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: ECO47 – Improving IVIVE extrapolation models to predict bioconcentration using in vitro biotransformation rates […]

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Cefic-LRI Innovative Science Award 2018

“Improved alignment of the Adverse Outcome Pathway (AOP) concept in toxicology with the needs of risk assessment” is the topic of the Cefic-LRI Innovative Science Award 2018, a  €100.000 prize to support promising new research in the field of mammalian […]

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Making sense of omics – award winning projects and a thematic session at the 19th Annual LRI Workshop

The 19th Annual Workshop of Cefic’s Long-range Research Initiative (LRI) programme took place in Brussels on 15 and 16 November with the overall theme of “Making Sense of Omics”. The event kicked off on the evening of 15 November with […]

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