Brussels News Update - April 2022

Dear readers,

Welcome to the April 2022 issue of the Brussels News Updates (BNU)! This EuChemS monthly newsletter is intended for chemists, policy makers, entrepreneurs and citizens in Europe and beyond who are interested in what’s happening in the world of chemistry. We aim to keep our readers up to date on the latest chemistry and science-policy related news, such as awards, consultations, and various events.

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European Highlights

The European Commission has launched a portal to assist scientists from Ukraine after the European Research Council’s statement supporting the … Read more
Fluorinated greenhouse gases (F-gases) and ozone depleting substances (ODS) are the focus of the European Commission’s proposals made on 5 … Read more
A vote on the persistent organic pollutants (POP) draft report proposed by rapporteur Martin Hojsik by the ENVI Committee could … Read more
MEP Dan Nica was appointed by the Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) committee to act as Rapporteur on the Framework … Read more
EFSA has published its latest European Union report on pesticide residues in food. The report covers the analysis of more … Read more
The European Commission’s European Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) compiled a set of ten indicators, and using them, measured … Read more

Consultations & Roadmaps

If you would like to contribute to a EuChemS response to any of the below consultations, please drop us a line.

A number of consultations and roadmaps put forward by the European Commission are currently open: Certification of carbon removals – … Read more
A number of consultations put forward by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) are currently open. Consultations on draft recommendation for … Read more
A number of consultations put forward by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) are currently open. Assessment Report on the … Read more

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Calls for Funding and Awards

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EuChemS Events

In the current environment and status of COVID-19, some events are being postponed or cancelled.

Please find below some of the EuChemS recognised events planned in 2022:

│26 April 2022 │Online │ more
│6 – 10 June 2022 │Hybrid: online and Cagliari, Italy │ more
│12 – 16 June 2022 │Palazzo Feltrinelli Via Castello 3, Gargnano BS, Italy │ more

For more details on the upcoming events from the EuChemS calendar, please click below:

Other Events

│27 – 28 April 2022 │Online │ more
│16-17 May 2022 │Brussels, Belgium │ more
│21-24 June 2022 │Brussels, Belgium and online │ more

Latest issue of EuChemS Newsletter

Some of the highlights are:

European Commission initiative to help Ukrainian scientists
ENVI Committee votes on Persistent Organic Pollutants
Dan Nica named Chips Act rapporteur, Eva Maydell will act as shadow rapporteur
Nitrogen Element workshop

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