2012 Archive

As an organisation, ECETOC serves as the ideal body to scientifically represent the European chemical industry; to liaise and to cooperate on their behalf with European and international scientific stakeholders and to get involved with relevant initiatives either in on-going expert groups or in specific meetings or projects.

Representation at specific meetings and input to specific projects and reports

  • 5th SETAC Europe Special Science Symposium
    15-16 February 2012, Brussels, Belgium
    ECETOC was represented by Malyka Galay Burgos (ECETOC)
  • Workshop on utilisation of ecotoxicological research in society – bridging the gap between scientists and stakeholders
    1 March 2012, Gothenburg, Sweden
    ECETOC was represented by Malyka Galay Burgos (ECETOC)
  • WHO Workshop on ‘Risk Assessment Methodologies’
    28 March 2012, Bonn, Germany
    ECETOC was represented by Henk Vrijhof (ECETOC)
  • BAuA / BfR Workshop: Non-endocrine disrupting human health hazards leading to SVHC identification
    29 March 2012, Berlin, Germany
    ECETOC was represented by Edgar Leibold (BASF), Giuseppe Malinverno (Solvay) and Volker Soballa (Evonik)
  • EU-funded Joint Action NanoGenotox – Stakeholder Workshop
    3 May 2012, Brussels, Belgium
    ECETOC was represented by Markus Schulz (BASF) and Henk Vrijhof (ECETOC)
  • ECHA Workshop on Nanomaterials
    30-31 May 2012, Helsinki, Finland
    ECETOC was represented through Marie-Louise Meisters (DuPont)
  • ECHA Workshop: Scientific Adequacy of in vivo Mutagenicity Assays, the Transgenic Rodent Gene Mutation Assay and the Unscheduled DNA Synthesis Assay
    4 October 2012, Helsinki, Finland
    ECETOC was represented by Ewan Booth (Syngenta) who industry perspective on UDS and TGR assays
  • SETAC Europe 6th Special Science Symposium
    24-25 October 2012, Brussels, Belgium
    ECETOC was represented by Malyka Galay Burgos (ECETOC)
  • ECHA Stakeholder Workshop
    22 November 2012
    ECETOC was represented by Christa Hennes (ECETOC)
  • Endocrine Disrupter Ad-Hoc meeting EU Commission
    30 November 2012, Brussels, Belgium
    ECETOC was represented by Malyka Galay Burgos (ECETOC)
  • 6th Framework Programme Co-ordination Action Project “Norman”
    Participation in Advisory Board on behalf of ECETOC by Stuart Marshall (Unilever)
  • 7th Framework Programme Co-ordination Action Project “EUROECOTOX”
    Malyka Galay Burgos (ECETOC) is the partner of the project for ECETOC. She also participated in the 1st European conference on the replacement, reduction and refinement of animal experiments in ecotoxicology, held 28-29 June 2012 in Dübendorf, Switzerland, and the final project meeting held 1-2 October 2012 in Brno, Czech Republic. Several reports have now been published.
  • DG SANCO Scientific Committees Discussion Paper on ‘New Challenges for Risk Assessment’
    With input from scientists in the ECETOC membership, comments have been submitted to the public consultation.
  • ILSI Europe Environment and Health Task Force
    Participation on behalf of ECETOC by Malyka Galay Burgos (ECETOC)
  • Klimisch Update for Environmental Risk Assessment
    With input from scientists in the ECETOC membership, the ring test has been evaluated and commented. The outcome of this exercise was presented at a special workshop at SETAC Glasgow 2013 and will be published soon. Several publications, including a peer reviewed paper, a book and several reports will be available in the near future.
  • STFC / NERC Bioinformatics and Environmental ‘Omics Network
    The overarching objective of the network is to build bridges between scientific communities in bioinformatics and environmental ‘omics. The network will be co-aligned with the establishment of the new NERC Environmental ‘Omics Synthesis Centre (EOS), which has the remit of exploring emerging areas of bioinformatics and environmental ‘omics and their application to environmental problems. ECETOC is represented by Malyka Galay Burgos.

Input to specific projects and reports