Brussels News Update - May 2022

Dear readers,

Welcome to the May 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

9 May marks Europe Day – on the anniversary of signing the Schuman Declaration, European states celebrate the unity of … Read more
29 April marks the 25th anniversary of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) – on this occasion, the Organisation for the … Read more
The European Union’s strict stance on genetically engineered crops may loosen after a consultation opened on the 29 April. These … Read more
Science and Technology in Society forum (STS forum) and the European Parliament’s Panel for the Future of Science and Technology … Read more
On 28 April, applications for the European research Council (ERC) Advanced grants were closed. The ERC Scientific council allocated an … Read more
The European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities (ALLEA) have published a statement on the relations of the intellectual … 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: Detergents – streamlining and updating … Read more
A number of consultations put forward by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) are currently open. Consultations following ECHA’s Executive Director … Read more
number of consultations put forward by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) are currently open. Draft guidance on the data … Read more

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Calls for Funding and Awards

For more details on calls for funding and awards, currently open, please click below:

EuChemS Events

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

│6 – 10 June 2022 │Hybrid: online and Cagliari, Italy │ more
│10 June 2022 │Via Università 40 – 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

│30 May – 3 June 2022 │Gijon, Spain │ more
│8 – 9 June 2022 │Helsinki Expo and Convention Centre │ more
│21-24 June 2022 │Brussels, Belgium and online │ more

Latest issue of EuChemS Newsletter

Some of the highlights are:

Future of Europe Conference concludes
Chemical Weapons Convention 25th anniversary
STOA co-organises global green deal conference
EuChemS sessions at ECC8

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