news | 2021-01-28
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Welcome to a breakfast seminar about EU’s new chemicals strategy

Do you want to know more about the EU’s new chemicals strategy and how it will affect companies and research? Welcome to a breakfast seminar February 24, arranged by Mistra SafeChem and SusChem Sweden.

In October 2020, the European Commission adopted The EU’s chemicals strategy for sustainability towards a toxic-free environment.

Its purpose is to stimulate innovation in safer and more sustainable chemicals and strengthen the protection of the environment and human health.

  • Do you want to know more about what the chemicals strategy contains?
  • How does the strategy affect the chemical companies in Sweden?
  • What do representatives from the research say about how it affects the development of new materials and chemicals?

These issues are discussed at a cost-free breakfast seminar, held in Swedish and organized by Mistra SafeChem and SusChem Sweden, the platform for sustainable chemical industry.

Programme

  • Overview of the strategy – and what happens now?
    Urban Boije av Gennäs, expert, Swedish Chemicals Agency
  • Opinions from the business community
    Kristina Neimert Carne, the trade association IKEM, and a representative from the business community, TBD
  • Comments from Mistra SafeChem – does our research contribute to the implementation of the strategy?
    Richard Lihammar, Mistra SafeChem, and representative from the research, TBD
  • Dialogue between the speakers on the way forward and the need for research and development

More details

Seminar title: The EU's new chemicals strategy – content and implications

Date and time: February 24, 2021, from 8:15 to 9:15

More information and registration: Via this page (in Swedish)

For those involved in Mistra SafeChem, the breakfast seminar will be followed by a programme forum.