Environmental Policies

The Environmental Policies group (EPS) contributes to a better control of environmental risks and the development towards a tox-free, circular society via science-based support to the definition, implementation and evaluation of environmental policies at national and EU level, in particular (but not restricted to) policies around chemicals, (industrial) installations, waste, and biodiversity.

MAIN COMPETENCES

  • Support national authorities in definition, implementation and evaluation of policies: Betriber&Emwelt platform
  • Contribute to European policy implementation
  • Support companies (incl. SMEs) in policy implementation and environmental management
  • Foster consideration of regulatory and environmental/health/safety (EHS) aspects in RDI projects
  • Anticipate emerging policies

Main assets

Based on broad regulatory and technical knowledge, the EPS group provides a range of deliverable, e.g.:

  • Tools, methods and guidelines for companies and authorities
  • Helpdesk (high reactivity support)
  • Knowledge transfer (events, platforms, etc.)
  • Regulatory expertise (opinions, reports, analyses)
  • Construction sector: demolition waste inventory and guidelines

References

Research domains
  • Environment

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Partners

  • European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
  • Ministère du Développement durable et des Infrastructures
  • Ministère de l'Economie

Contact

Dr Arno BIWER
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