Joint Research Activity 5 - Development of alternative testing strategies

The key objectives are:

  • Identify or adopt quantitative and reproducible known in vitro methods for the assessment of nanomaterialsbiological effects;
  • Providing support/basics for the development of new in vitro and other alternative methods aimed ataddressing in particular those endpoints not covered by current OECD test guidelines, such as neuro-, cardio-, and immunotoxicity, with emphasis on quantitative and reproducible outcomes.