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EU project: European Human Exposome Network

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The European Human Exposome Network is the world’s largest network of projects studying the impact of environmental exposure on human health.

It brings together 9 research projetcs, receiving over €100 million from Horizon 2020, the EU’s framework programme for research and innovation. These projects address issues such as exposures to air quality, noise, chemicals, urbanisation etc. and health impacts, the projects’ results and will contribute to advancing the European Green Deal’s ambition to protect citizens’ health and well-being from pollution and environmental deterioration by providing new evidence for better preventive policies.

Rooted in international and regional frameworks, such as the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and the strategic cooperation on environment and health (E&H) between the European Commission and the World Health Organization (WHO) Europe, the Network emerged from three decades of work towards better integration of environment and health in research.

Coordination: a network of nine different projects with multiple coordinators

Funding scheme: Horizon 2020 research and innovation

Web-link: https://www.humanexposome.eu/

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