The levels of microplastics in our living environment are expected to increase in the next decades. To what extent the exposure to these plastic particles of varying shape, size and composition has immediate up to long term health implications is unclear.
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The current call emphasises the need to further identify the hazards, supplemented with research on exposure assessment and risk assessment, and to explore avenues for innovation and policy to reduce the potential health effects of microplastics.
The Consortium is funded by ZonMw and Health~Holland for a total investment of € 2.9M. The partners commitments are as follows:
This call for proposals is on invitation. ZonMw invites the following applicants to submit an application on behalf of the consortium: Prof. D. (Dick) Vethaak working at Deltares and VU and Prof. J. (Juliette) Legler, working at Utrecht University. The Consortium must be comprised of at least ten project leaders of the Microplastics & Health Breakthrough Projects and at least two for-profit enterprises.
The project has a maximum duration of 3 years.
You may submit your application via ProjectNet until 22 September 2020, 14:00.
The call text can be downloaded as a pdf and contains all detailed information about this call.Submit application
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