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The 11th training session of the Better Training for Safer Food project regarding “Risk Assessment of Microorganisms or Biocides” will be held online from the 7th -8th February 2023. Participants coming from the EU member states, candidate countries and EEA/EFTA countries will be expected to attend the training session.
This session will take place in Sofia.
The objective of the course is to support the development of expertise as regards the risk assessment methodologies for microorganisms to be used in biocidal and plant protection products. This shall also enhance competences in evaluating dossier admissibility/validity and risk assessment, and will also aim to promote, as much as possible, harmonisation of the procedures of evaluation, and authorisation of such microorganisms within the EU.
The training programme will be based on the best methodological mix available. Theoretical lectures and presentations will be combined with case studies, practical exercises and group discussion.
The training will be held in English and implemented over a period of 5 days. The daily work schedule will be from 09:00 to 14:00, including two breaks of 30 minutes each.
Deadline of registration: 28th November 2022
• Relevant technical background: participants should preferably have the necessary knowledge in the relevant legislation and in risk assessments and decision making of active substances and plant protection and/or biocidal products in the context of EU regulations;
• Relevancy to daily work: participants should, as a priority, be staff of the competent authorities and be involved in risk assessments and decision making of active substances and plant protection and/or biocidal products in the context of EU regulations;
• Sufficient language skills: in order to ensure the transfer of knowledge and opportunities to exchange views, participants should master the language of the training session for which they apply;
• Ability to share their experience: priority will be given to participants whose position will allow them to share the outputs of the training sessions with colleagues.
Location – Bulgaria.
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