Brussels News Update - July 2019

Hello and welcome to the July edition of Brussels News Updates, the monthly EuChemS newsletter keeping you up-to-date on the latest science-policy issues, news and upcoming events and awards.

From unveiling another EuChemS Historical Landmarks Award to joining chemists from across the world in Paris at the 47th IUPAC Congress, without forgetting the many major developments in the European Commission and Parliament, it has been a busy few weeks. But BNU is here to keep you in the loop and bring you the latest on our activities, upcoming events and much more besides!

Happy reading,

European Highlights

On 25 and 26 June, Chania, on the Greek island of Crete, witnessed the unveiling of the first regional EuChemS … Read more
A week-long event combined the 47th IUPAC Congress, the IUPAC General Assembly, and the celebrations of its 100-year anniversary. Taking … Read more
With the European Parliament political groups now formed, Members of the Parliament (MEPs) divided themselves into the different Committee groups … Read more
Finland began its third EU Presidency this month following the six-month Presidency of Romania. The Presidency, responsible for taking forward … Read more
On 22 June, the European Chemical Agency’s (ECHA) Committee for Risk Assessment on which EuChemS sits, met in order to … Read more
The European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) has outlined how it plans to review its guidance on the risk assessment of … Read more

Consultations & Roadmaps

Are you a scientist or interested citizen?  Take part in the 20-minute survey to shape EU science! EuChemS will in … Read more
EU rules on industrial emissions aim to prevent or reduce pollution and waste generation from certain large industrial installations. The … Read more

Calls for Funding and Awards

Every two years, the exceptional achievements of one scientist working in the field of chemistry in Europe are rewarded. The … Read more
Nanotechnology research has led to a remarkable development of nanoscale materials in bulk form with unique properties. Several of these … Read more

EuChemS Events

12th International Conference on the History of Chemistry (12ICHC) 29 July – 2 August 2019 Maastricht, The Netherlands Website: more
6th International Conference on the Chemistry and Physics of the Transactinide Elements (TAN 19) 25 – 30 August 2019 Wilhelmshaven, … Read more
Chemistry meets Industry and Society: a creative showcase conference 28 – 30 August 2019 Salerno, Italy Website: more
XX Euroanalysis 2019 1 – 5 September 2019 Istanbul, Turkey Website: more
Celebrating D.I. Mendeleev’s Periodic System: a Historical Perspective 10 – 13 September 2019 Saint Petersburg, Russia Website: more
GDCh-Wissenschaftsforum Chemie 2019 (WiFo 2019) 15 – 18 September2019 Aachen, Germany Website: more

Other Events

ICSD 2019: 7th International Conference on Sustainable Development 4 – 5 September 2019 Rome, Italy Website: more
European Research and Innovation Days 24 – 26 September 2019 Brussels, Belgium Website: more
Workshop on integrated sustainable nitrogen management 30 September – 2 October 2019 Brussels, Belgium Website: more

Latest issue of EuChemS Newsletter

Some of the highlights are:

EuChemS Historical Landmarks
EuChemS at the IUPAC Congress
Horizon Europe
EU Chemicals policy

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