2017


Golder participate in research project at Örebro University in Sweden

Jan 29, 2017

The Knowledge Foundation, a research financier for Swedish universities, has granted Örebro University 48 million SEK to identify unknown environmental toxins posing great risks. Golder, together with nine other companies, participate in the research project, contributing with additional 40 million SEK through personnel and research equipment.

The research project has been named EnForce (Environmental Forensics), in this context meaning tracing and identifying the most dangerous environmental toxins. The main goal of the project is to use new methods to search for unknown environmental toxins and study its behavior in the environment, their toxicological effects on cells and how they can be neutralized.

This quest for chemical perpetrator is in collaboration with ten companies. An important goal is to develop better methods for investigation of contaminated sites on land and in water bodies. Another goal is to help companies developing technologies for detoxification and recovery methods to produce non-toxic materials. Companies involved, besides Golder Associates, is also Sweco, Niras, Liljemarks Consulting, Jordnära Environmental Consultant, Ragn-Sells and Swedavia.

About Golder Associates

As a global, employee-owned organisation with over 50 years of experience, Golder Associates is driven by our purpose to engineer earth's development while preserving earth's integrity. From 165 offices worldwide, our more than 6,500 employees deliver solutions that help our clients achieve their sustainable development goals by providing a wide range of independent consulting, design, and construction services in our specialist areas of earth, environment, and energy.

For more information, please contact:
Golder Associates
Maria Florberger, Environmental Consultant (Ecotoxicology)
Tel: +46 (0)31 700 82 43
Email: maria_florberger@golder.se

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