We are pleased to announce that we have been awarded of the CBRN CoE Project 65 by the European Commission, DG DEVCO, within the framework of the European Union Centres of Excellence on Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Risk Mitigation (EU CBRN CoE).
This 3 year project, called CABICHEM, aims to strengthen existing chemical and biological waste management capabilities to ensure safe and secure collection, transportation, separation, processing, storage, disposal and inventory of hazardous CB waste originated by local industry (CB waste producers and CB waste management facilities), trade, agriculture, health care and past practices (dumping sites, historical industrial sites, former military bases etc.), as well as a consequence of emergency.
CABICHEM is implemented to benefit the partner countries of the region of Central Asia, namely Afghanistan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Mongolia, Pakistan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.
The project is coordinated by Military Institute of Chemistry and Radiometry – MICHR from Poland, and will be implemented by FORMIT together with Istituto di Scienze e Tecnologie Molecolari – ISTM-CNR from Italy, the Military Institute of Hygiene & Epidemiology - MIHE from Poland, the Fondazione Alessandro Volta – FAV from Italy. Local senior experts with experience in CBRN domain will be supporting the activities in the partner countries.