Presentation of TwiNSol-CECs project to TFNS students

University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Technology Novi Sad, Serbia
27 December 2022

Prof. Nataša Đurišić-Mladenović, project coordinator, presented TwiNSol-CECs project to the group of TFNS students, who had an assignment to prepare the project proposals within the course Environmental Protection in Food Industry. The goals of the presentation were to:

  • Explain the importance of project-based research work within the largest European program for research and innovation – HORIZON EUROPE, and
  • Present the HORIZON EUROPE Twinning project TwiNSol-CECs, its objective, structure, consortium, and expected impact

TwiNSol-CECs Project Presentation to TFNS Students

TwiNSol-CECS week

Reports on TwiNSol-CECs Week events published
First onsite project events organized from 17 to 21 October 2022 were successfully ended.
During the whole week in October, TFNS acted as a forum for knowledge and research ideas exchange along with prestigious researchers from EU and Western Balkan countries:

  • working meetings were held on 17 and 18 Oct 2022, when the senior TFNS team members together with Dr. Marinella Fare, Dr. Sandra Perez, and Dr. Marta Llorca from CSIC, and Prof. Dr. Joao Crespo from UNL, discussed project activities planned for the first project year.
  • 1st TwiNSol-CECs Training is successfully finished. The CSIC team members led by Dr. Marinella Farre, presented the latest trends of sampling, sample preparation techniques and sample preservation, extraction of CECs from different samples, and targeted analysis of CECs, to the TFNS team members.
  • TwiNSol-CECs kick-off meeting, representing also the first public project event, was organized on October 19, 2022 at TFNS. Project consortium and the work plan were presented during the open session, while the close session and the official lunch were organized for the project team members.
  • 1st TwiNSol-CECs Workshop was organized on 20-21 Oct 2022, gathering researchers from EU and WBs. Opening and plenary lecture sessions were jointly organized with 2nd ICAPP Conference in Rectorate building, reaching ~200 participants. The Workshop included scientific lectures, posters, networking, lunches, and coffee breaks.
  • Within the framework of 1st TwiNSol-CECs Workshop, 6 running Horizon Europe Twinning projects, dealing with the environmental pollution and climate change challenges, were presented. Networking and new opportunities were discussed in order to jointly raise scientific excellence of Serbian universities towards ERA top class institutions.

Additional information about these events could be found in the published reports on 1st TwiNSol-CECs Training, Kick-off meeting, and 1st TwiNSol-CECs Workshop





TwiNSol-CECs Week in October

University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Technology Novi Sad, Serbia
17-21 October 2022


We are delighted to announce that this October at TFNS will be full of international events organized under TwiNSol-CECs project (101059867), making TFNS a place of meeting with our colleagues from top-leading research partner institutions:

Firstly, the 1st TwiNSol-CECs training entitled
Sample preparation and targeted analysis of main group of contaminants of emerging concern in complex samples will take place on October 17-18, 2022, with trainers from CSIC led by Dr. Marinella Farre. During the training session TFNS team members will have a chance to learn more about sampling, sample preparation, QA/QC, and target analysis of different CECs classes. 

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1st TwiNSol-CECs Workshop

Advance multicompound analyses and novel solutions for protection of environmental resources with contaminants of emerging concern in focus

University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Technology Novi Sad, Serbia
October 20-21st 2022


The 1st TwiNSol-CECs Workshop is organizing within the Horizon Europe (HE) project TwiNSol-CECs (GA 101059867) as the first open-access project event with the aim of gathering scientists and experts interested in problems of CECs’ environmental occurrence and relevant analytical methods, as well as novel solutions for their removal. The Workshop also goes beyond these topics as it will be a forum for exchange of projects ideas and results in domain of the environmental protection, contributing to harmonization of advanced research and innovation efforts important for sustainable transition of whole Europe foreseen by European Green Deal towards zero-pollution, toxic free environment. Besides the scientific presentations, the Workshop offers possibility of promotion of ongoing Horizon2020/HE projects, as well as presentation of those funded by national and other international grants in the region, all those dedicated to global challenges in front of sustainable development, including protection of environmental resources from chemical pollution. 

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First Meetings

First Meetings

University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Technology Novi Sad, Serbia

A series of onsite and online meetings were held during August and September.

  • Project team members evaluated the ideas for presentation of the TwiNSol-CECs project through promotional material. Content of the project official website was also discussed.
  • First project workshop, implementation of WP 2 and WP 5 were thoroughly discussed. Plans and ideas were presented and brainstormed.
  • Project social media profiles were created 

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Funded by the European Union

  • Title of the Project:


Acronym: TwiNSol-CECs
Start date: 1st August 2022
End date: 31st July 2025
Budget: € 1 432 937,50
Coordinator: TFNS
GA: 101059867

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