Optimized Strategies for Risk Assessment
of Industrial Chemicals through Integration
of Non-Test and Test Information


Project Structure

The project includes five interlinked research Pillars, the Management Board, the Advisory Board as platform for targeted communication and interaction with external experts, stakeholders and end-users, and the General Assembly of all partners.

The management structure and interaction with end users is outlined in the following figure.

OSIRIS Project Structure

Management Structure

OSIRIS Management Board

Function Member Deputy
Project Co-ordinator, Chair of Management Board Gerrit Schüürmann, UFZ, Germany Andrea-Nicole Richarz, UFZ, Germany
Pillar 1 Co-ordinator: Chemical Domain Gerrit Schüürmann, UFZ, Germany Francesc Giralt, URV, Spain
Pillar 2 Co-ordinator: Biological Domain Mark Cronin, LJMU, United Kingdom Helmut Segner, UB, Switzerland
Pillar 3 Co-ordinator: Exposure Theo Vermeire, RIVM, Netherlands Stefan Trapp, DTU, Denmark
Pillar 4 Co-ordinator: Integration Strategies & Tools Han van de Sandt, TNO, Netherlands Emilio Benfenati, IRFMN, Italy
Pillar 5 Co-ordinator: Case Studies Martin Scheringer, ETHZ, Switzerland Joanna Jaworska, P&G, Belgium
Cross-cutting Co-ordinator of Modeling Work Francesc Giralt, URV, Spain Ovanes Mekenyan, LMC, Bulgaria
Cross-cutting Co-ordinator of Experimental Work Helmut Segner, UB, Switzerland Ronny Blust, UA, Belgium
Cross-cutting Co-ordinator of Training Activities (WP 6) Andrew Worth, JRC, Italy Emilio Benfenati, IRFMN, Italy

OSIRIS Finished

The official end of the project was reached in September 2011. We thank all partners for their excellent cooperation. The public report giving an overview on the major achievements has been submitted to the European Commission. For legal reasons, please ask them in case you are interested in obtaining a copy. Please note, this news column will no more be updated.

OSIRIS Models and Webtool

ChemProp is publicly available and still being enhanced. A license agreement is necessary to obtain ChemProp
ChemProp: License agreement download

The OSIRIS webtool is no more available.

In general, information, downloads and links concerning software developed within OSIRIS can be found here:
Software overview