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Dr. Montse Marquès, expert in edocrine disruptors exposure and the development of adverse health outcomes, has been interviewed by Science Media Centre to provide her scientific opinion on a recently published article. You can find out more about what she thinks here.

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Dr. Joaquim Rovira continues very active in the series of communication events to highlight the problem of microplastics in the environment. After his success in Tortosa, Dr. Rovira will present again the workhop Welcome to plasticocene, the age of plastic, on the plastisphere, on Friday, November 25, at Sarral. The workshop is an educational activity addressed to children aged >8 years, being based on experiments to differentiate and identify microplastics, ultimately calculating the amount that is eaten every week.
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Dr. Montse Marquès, along with Tecniospring and ACCIÓ, made a promotional video of INSULIN project. INSULIN is aimed at assessing the role of endocrine-disrupting chemicals on the development of gestational diabetes mellitus. We will launch safe+PREGNANCY app to provide recommendations to reduce the exposure to hazardous chemicals during pregnancy.

We invite you to click on this link to find out more about the project!

 

 

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In the framework of the 2022 Science Week, Dr. Joaquim Rovira participated in a workshop to highlight the problem of microplastics in the environment. The event, entitled Welcome to plasticocene, the age of plastic, on the plastisphere, took place on Sunday, November 20, at Museum of Tortosa. The workshop was organized as an educational activity addressed to children aged >8 years, and it was based on experiments to differentiate and identify microplastics, ultimately calculating the amount that is eaten every week.

 

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We participated in the Transnational Project Meeting organised on 8th and 9th of November 2022 in Lousada, Portugal, with the participation of the representatives of all partner organisations involved in the project. The meeting was an opportunity to review the project progress and to organise the project activities. The Guide for VET providers to Foster Circular Economy Entrepreneurship with SMEs will be released very soon, stay tuned!!

The “DISCERN: A customised DIgital Space to Foster Circular Economy EntrepReNeurship with SMEs” project (2021-1-RO01-KA220-VET-000024964) is Funded by European Union. More information about the project at: https://discern.erasmus.site/es/

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SEEDS-“Substance of circular Economy concept as Efficacious Determinant for the development of Successful entrepreneurship”, a project co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union, has released the fourth newsletter.

We invite you to read it in Spanish or English by clicking on this news.

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Food is one of the most important exposure pathways to polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans (PCDD/Fs), with cow milk and dairy products as relevant contributors. Prof. Domingo recently reviewed the scientific information on the concentrations of PCDD/Fs in milk and dairy products and published his results in the International Journal of Dairy Technology.

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A new press release has been published in the framework of SEEDS-“Substance of circular Economy concept as Efficacious Determinant for the development of Successful entrepreneurship”, a project co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union.

We invite you to read it in Spanish or English by clicking on this news.

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Dr. Marta Schuhmacher was the representative of TecnATox in the 1st TECNIO Congress, which took place in October 19 and where it was debated about the knowledge transfer model that Catalonia needs to generate high-impact innovation.

Nearly 200 people attended the 1st TECNIO 2022 Congress which was focused on discussing the challenges facing the knowledge transfer ecosystem to turn Catalonia into a hub of technological innovation. Prominent experts from the world of research, business and the Catalan administration participated in 4 round tables with the aim of talking on policies and mechanisms that facilitate collaboration between business and research for generate innovation in the Catalan territory.

More information can be found below.

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The magazine and web portal Tecnoaqua and the Microplastics Working Group of Commission II of the Spanish Association of Water Supply and Sanitation (AEAS) organized the 2nd Technical Conference on the Microplastics: emerging concern in the waters; Incidence, evaluation of its potential effects, analysis and determination, and elimination. TecnATox Microplastic group attended this conference that took place in Valencia, within the framework of the Water Digitization and Decarbonization Fair (Efiaqua 2022), on October 4, 2022. Prof. Jordi Sierra gave an excellent presentation and pointed out the problem of microplastics in the sludge lines- its levels, environmental effects and prevention.

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