Programme: FP7 - NMP.2011.1.3-1 - Contract n°280779

Joint Research Center

Institute for Health and Consumer Protection in Ispra

The Joint Research Centre is a research based policy support organization and an integral part of the  European Commission. The JRC is providing the scientific advice and technical know-how to support a wide

range of EU policies. The mission of the Institute for Health and Consumer Protection (IHCP) of the European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC) is to provide scientific support to the development and

implementation of EU policies related to health and consumer protection. JRC will participate in this project with the NanoBiosciences (NBS) Unit and Chemical Assessment and testing Unit.

Role in the project

JRC will contribute to integration of the innovative cartridge and modules system in the core technology platform, together with the development and testing of methods and protocols for the detection, identification, and measurement of ENP. The core tasks will be the cartridge and instrument integration (WP5), the development of innovative isolation methods of ENP from complex matrices (WP1), hypersensitive detection of ENP (WP4) and dissemination activities especially (WP7). Therefore, the participant is expected to have a constant burden throughout the project


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