Egesta Lab principal investigator Annegaaike Leopold has been appointed as the SETAC Europe’s representative, one of 32 organizations allotted a seat at the European Commission’s high-level roundtable to support the new chemicals strategy.
The round table will convene with the Commission on May 5th for their inaugural meeting to discuss the roundtable’s role and implementation of the strategy. It is also anticipated that much of the discussion will be on social and economic dimensions of industry transition to safe and sustainable chemicals.
More than 120 organizations competed for a position on the roundtable and it is an extraordinary honor to advise policy at this level! Annegaaike will be among representatives from industry, civil society, scientific and international organizations.