SaferWorldbyDesign Webinar: High throughput safety evaluation of chemicals and chemical mixtures

Tuesday 26 May 2020

16-16:45 CEST - (7 am California, 10 am New York, 3 pm London, 4 pm Zurich, 7:30 pm New Delhi, 11 pm Tokyo)

This virtual meeting will include a perspective by Bart van der Burg (Director of Innovation, Biodetection Systems) followed by a discussion session.

Presented by a partner of the recently established EU-ToxRisk Commercial Platform for New Approach Methods (NAMs) in Safety Assessment

Chemicals are indispensable in modern daily life. Correct safety evaluation of chemicals in the context of the chemical mixtures to which we are typically exposed is essential to protect humans and the environment. The use of experimental animals in chemical safety evaluation is under pressure, not only because of ethical reasons, but also because these tests are expensive, time consuming, low in throughput and often give unsatisfactory predictions of human toxicity. Modern mechanistic human cell-based CALUX® assays provide insight in the modes of action of toxicants and can be used as alternative methods to assess safety of chemicals and chemical mixtures as relevant in any realistic exposure condition.  We have automated these methods for the use in high-throughput panels to assess safety of chemicals and chemical mixtures from any thinkable source.  I provide several applications that together can be used in green chemistry and to assure safety in a circular economy.

Latest Tweets

Edelweiss Connect (Yesterday)
Join us for the upcoming #SaferWorldbyDesign webinar Validated HepaRG™ mechanistic methods as a tool for dynamic a… https://t.co/jQJSMIwWB3
Edelweiss Connect (4 weeks ago)
RT @barryhardy: Communicating cell culturing protocol knowledge - initial #HepaRG examples available on #saferworldbydesign https://t.co/O…
Edelweiss Connect (4 weeks ago)
RT @oak2: You may wonder: what does it mean, going digital, for a cell product like #HepaRG. This encompasses a set of various services suc…
Edelweiss Connect (2 months ago)
RT @skillsmatter: Next week at the #fsharpX 2020 virtual conference: See how #TypeProviders are built. @Odytrice will be sharing an exam…
Edelweiss Connect (2 months ago)
RT @Scivera: Did you miss our SaferWorldbyDesign webinar with @EdelweissConn - "Exploring and selecting safer chemical alternatives through…

Get in touch

  • Address: Edelweiss Connect GmbH
    Technology Park Basel
    Hochbergerstrasse 60C
    CH-4057 Basel / Basel-Stadt
    Switzerland

USA office

  • Address: Edelweiss Connect Inc
    Research Triangle Park NC
    800 Park Offices Dr
    Durham, NC 27709
    USA