This webinar will explore how Echa supports scientists and product development leaders to leverage the wealth of information that is and has been generated around Reach to accelerate innovation.

The webinar will cover the data and tools that are currently available and have proven to be of benefit to innovation leaders. Among these is the OECD QSAR tool that utilises molecular and test data to predict properties for new compounds, especially in the context of substitution of undesirable chemicals.

During this webinar you will learn:

  • what type of data and which tools are used to accelerate innovation
  • how these data and tools can be used in terms of sustainable product development
  • how substitution of chemicals can be achieved in a fast and robust manner using Reach data and how Echa assists companies in this strategy in particular

This webinar is brought in association with BIOVIA, Dassault Systèmes, with a guest speaker from Echa.

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BIOVIA, Dassault Systèmes provides a scientific collaborative environment for advanced biological, chemical and materials experiences that help science- and process-driven companies develop higher quality products faster and more cost effectively. BIOVIA’s sophisticated enterprise system of modeling, simulation, laboratory, quality and process data management allows customers to discover, design, deploy and deliver innovative sustainable and competitive products to consumers globally.

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Speaker: Mike Rasenberg, Head of Unit for computational assessment and dissemination, European Chemicals Agency

Mike Rasenberg has 20 years of professional experience working in the field of chemical regulatory affairs with both governmental bodies and enterprises.

Mike is Head of Unit for computational assessment and dissemination at Echa since January 2011. Before this, Mike worked in the area international chemicals management, with the European Commission, chemical industry, industry associations and as a consultant.

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Moderator: Benjamin Valsler, Digital editor, Chemistry World magazine

Ben is the digital editor of Chemistry World magazine, producing video and podcasts to accompany the magazine and website. Prior to joining the Royal Society of Chemistry, he was the producer of the award-winning Naked Scientists, making local and national radio programmes for the BBC, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Primedia in South Africa.