PREMIER partners will present at SETAC Europe: don´t miss out!

The society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) celebrates its 32nd European Annual Meeting. This year will take place on the 15-19th May in Copenhagen, Denmark and online. The event is getting closer and the PREMIER partners are…

Meet our Scientific Advisory Board: Interview with Marlene Ågerstrand

Marlene Ågerstrand is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Environmental Science of Stockholm University.   What is your field of expertise? My research focuses on understanding science-policy interactions in risk assessment…

Exploring the feasibility of implementing the design of greener Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients by interviewing experts from pharma industry

By Neele Puhlmann, PhD candidate at Leuphana University Lüneburg, Rodrigo Vidaurre from Ecologic Institute and Prof. Klaus Kümmerer from Leuphana University Lüneburg, all WP4 contributors. Drug discovery and development experts of seven…

PREMIER celebrates its 4th General Assembly  

The PREMIER project held its 4th General Assembly Meeting (GAM) in a virtual setting. The event was organised over three afternoon sessions where partners and scientific advisory board members were able to discuss the project achievements and…

PREMIER contributes to the protection of soil

By Joan Tell, Director, EHS Risk Assessment at MSD Sunday December 5th is World Soil Day. This year 2021, it is focused on keeping soil alive and to protect soil biodiversity. Soil holds more than 25% of our planet´s biodiversity, from bacteria…

PREMIER celebrates its 3rd General Assembly meeting to share the project progress

The PREMIER project held its 3rd General Assembly Meeting (GAM) in a virtual setting which coincided with the beginning of the second year of our project. The event was organised in three afternoons where partners and scientific advisory board…

PREMIER Call for Data: data sources for the prioritization of APIs

One of the aims of the PREMIER project is to develop a framework to prioritise the environmental assessment of existing Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs). The prioritisation of APIs will follow a risk-based approach, where the predicted…

Meet our Scientific Advisory Board: Interview with Gerd Maack

Gerd Maack works at the German Environment Agency in the unit Environmental Risk Assessment of Pharmaceuticals. In this function he assesses the Environmental Risk Assessment of new pharmaceutical applications of Human and Veterinary Medicinal…

PREMIER holds its first meeting with the Scientific Advisory Board members.

The Executive Committee (ExCom) members of PREMIER, formed by the Work Package (WP) Leads, met with the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) for the first time in a virtual setting. It was a very dynamic meeting with various break-out sessions…
EU green week

PREMIER aims to work synergistically with the main EU initiatives promoting environmental protection

The European Green week this year focuses on the EU ‘zero pollution ambition´ to promote a toxic-free environment. PREMIER aligns and contributes to the main European actions under the EU green deal which provides a legal framework for regulatory…