This call for project proposals comes within the new 2019-2022 strategy of the FFEM and is related to the priory thematic on “product life cycle, pollution, and waste”. It pursues the aim of the FFEM of identifying new potentials for innovation to promote the protection of the environment and sustainable development.
The call specifically targets projects addressing the use of chemicals and related pollution (including pesticides, POPs, heavy metals, and short-lived climate pollutants) and/or the prevention and management of hazardous waste and plastics.
It also targets projects that address emerging issues (chemicals in products, hazardous substance within the life cycle of electrical and electronic products, nanotechnology and manufactured nanomaterials, endocrine-disrupting chemicals, environmentally persistent pharmaceutical pollutants, and perfluorinated chemicals and the transition to safer alternatives).
The call for project proposals is open from 24 June 2019 to 4 October 2019.