Who is funding and organising this research?
The project is funded by the European Crop Protection Association
The Institute of Occupational Medicine, Health & Safety Laboratory, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences (Utrecht University), and the Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health (University of Manchester) are collaborating on this study.
The Principal Investigator for the study is Dr. Karen Galea
Our Independent Advisory Board members were as follows and were relieved of their duties by the IMPRESS Management Committee as per 1st December 2023. The IMPRESS team thank them for the advice and support given throughout the project:
Emeritus Prof Aaron Blair (Chair), National Cancer Institute (USA)
Prof Len Levy, Cranfield University (UK)
Dr Mark Montforts, RIVM (The Netherlands)
Prof Silvia Fustinoni, University of Milan (Italy)
Our Advisory Board members have all completed Conflict of Interest forms, which are available below:
A Project Governance document has been drafted for the IMPRESS project. This document describes the roles and responsibilities of those involved in the project, including the Independent Advisory Board. To allow for transparency this document is made publically available and can be accessed by clicking here.
The Independent Advisory Board held its first meeting with the project team on 15th December 2017. Copies of the meeting minutes and the Advisory Boards independent report of the meeting are provided below:
The second meeting between the AB and the project team was held on the 11th December 2018. Copies of the meeting minutes and the ABs independent report of the meeting are provided below: