PREMIER database

The innovative PREMIER database: creating a robust architecture to deliver consistent environmental data to the community

The PREMIER project will deliver a novel database and digital assessment system (DAS) for characterising the environmental risks of medicines and making environmental data more visible and accessible to industry, academia, regulators and the…
SAB formation

PREMIER welcomes its Scientific Advisory Board

The PREMIER project started on 1st Sep 2020 with the objective to achieve a more sustainable future by proactively managing the environmental impact of medicines. We are delighted to announce that we have recently formed our new Scientific…
PREMIER workshop on What constitutes a more environmentally friendly API

PREMIER workshop on ‘What constitutes a more environmentally friendly API?’

  By Dr. Caroline Moermond, The Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) On February 2, 2021 a consortium-wide workshop was held with more than 20 participants from all PREMIER work packages. They discussed…
World Water day

World Water Day: Valuing water

Clean surface water is the basis of safe drinking water, enjoyable recreational activities and a vibrant nature, rich in biodiversity. PREMIER contributes to safe and clean water through improving the environmental risk assessment of pharmaceuticals. Because…

Meet our Scientific Advisory Board: Interview with John Jensen

John Jensen, PhD, Senior Scientist, Deputy Head of Department, Department of Bioscience, Aarhus University What is your field of expertise? Senior researcher within ecotoxicology and ecology with special interest in pharmaceuticals, having…

IMI funds a project to manage the environmental risks of medicines

The Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) has approved a 9.7 million euro project to contribute to a sustainable future by proactively managing the environmental impact of medicines. Lead by Radboud University Nijmegen and the pharmaceutical…

European Initiative to minimise the environmental impact of medicines

The Prioritisation and Risk Evaluation of Medicines in the Environment (PREMIER) Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) project will design a novel information and assessment system for identifying and addressing the environmental risks of…