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  • Online course; log-in details will be sent to all participants. / February 21, 2022 - February 24, 2022, 9.00-13.00 h (Central European Time)

    EFSA training no. 1: Combined exposure to multiple chemicals

    This online training course will provide a short review of the key terms, scientific basis for combined exposure risk assessment and approaches to assessing (eco)toxicology of combined exposures. Existing frameworks for risk assessment of combined exposure to multiple chemicals were evaluated by EFSA, resulting in a harmonized framework for risk assessment of combined exposure to multiple chemicals. The framework as published as EFSA Guidance in 2019 is based on the risk assessment steps (problem formulation, exposure assessment, hazard identification and characterization, and risk characterization including uncertainty analysis), with tiered and stepwise approaches for both whole-mixture approaches and component-based approaches.

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  • From March 16 to 17, the second International Akademie Fresenius Akademie Conference will be held under the theme "Regulatory Toxicology of Active Substances in Plant Protection Products". Dr. Sylvia Escher, Head of Department of In-silico Toxicology at Fraunhofer ITEM, will give an oral presentation on the topic "EU-ToxRisk experience as regards chemical read-across."

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  • CRC Hannover / June 23, 2022 - June 24, 2022

    Save the date: Models of Lung Disease 2022

    The 20th Fraunhofer Seminar “Models of Lung Disease” will take place at the CRC Hannover from June 23 to 24, 2022. This seminar brings together stakeholders from industry and academia and provides an interactive platform for discussing new findings from translational lung research – meanwhile with a tradition of two decades. The interaction between experts from different research fields and the pharmaceutical industry is of crucial importance – these days more than ever. Different topics of translational research will be addressed in excellent presentations, with a focus on infections of the lung. Besides a broad range of oral and poster presentations, this seminar will also provide ample opportunities for networking and information exchange. More detailed information as well as online registration will be available in due time via this website. Please save the date, if you are interested!

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