EDA-EMERGE - Novel tools in Effect Directed Analysis for identifying & monitoring of emerging toxicants on a European scale

Countries: Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Norway, Slovakia, Switzerland, The Netherlands
Client/Funding: European Commission FP7-PEOPLE-2011-ITN, 10 full partners and 4 associate partners from 8 European countries
Partners: Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research (Lead); EAWAG, Switzerland; Environmental Institute, Slovakia; INERIS, France; KWR, Watercycle Research Institute, Netherlands; Norwegian Institute for Water Research, Norway; Rudjer kovic Institute, Croatia; RWTH Aachen University, Germany; Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands; WatchFrog, France / Associate Partners: Joint Research Center (JRC), Italy; HighChem, Slovakia; gaiac, Germany; Institute Superiore di Sanità (ISS), Italy
Project duration: October 2011 - September 2015

EDA-EMERGE is a 4 year Marie Curie ITN project focused on producing young scientists with the interdisciplinary skills. The aim of the EDA-EMERGEs leading environmental research institutes, EDA-EMERGE offers its fellows multi-disciplinary training and courses at private water companies and regulatory bodies. A unique feature of EDA-EMERGE is the practical focus of the training, highlighted by the involvement of fellows in roles related to monitoring and assessment of actual EU wide programs such as the European Demonstration Programme.

More details at http://www.ufz.de/eda-emerge/