LABPLAS Project Partners Showcase Research at 2024 SETAC Conference

Partners of the LABPLAS project recently attended the 2024 SETAC conference to showcase their respective research progress to address plastic pollution. Todd Gouin – Enviro Research Presented a model depicting relative risks of microplastic particles being vectors for plastic additive chemicals. Based on the findings, it appears that environmental releases of these chemicals from consumer…

2nd LabPlas´ General Assembly in Braga, Portugal

We are thrilled to share that the second General Assembly of LabPlas took place on June 27th and 28th in the beautiful city of Braga, Portugal, hosted at the impressive facilities of the International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory (INL).    During these two days, experts and collaborators gathered to discuss the latest advancements and breakthroughs in…

Modelling workshop in Villefranche

Last 5th and 6th of April, a workshop about Modeling was conducted in Villefranche sur Mer. The workshop aimed to achieve two key objectives: rReview of the protocols and methods developed by Sorbonne University for in situ plastic incubations, and for laboratory experiments on particle drop rates in a settling column. Discussion about the experimental…

Cluster Meeting of Projects Contributing to the EU Plastics Strategy

On 30th September, the European Research Agency (REA) organised a “Cluster Meeting of Projects Contributing to the EU Plastics Strategy”. LABPLAS Coordinator Prof. Ricardo Beiras (Universidade de Vigo-Ecotox) presented LABPLAS project’s objectives, activities and expected impacts in Session 2: Tackling Plastic Pollution. Eleven other EU H2020 projects which were kick-started in the spring of 2021…