VITO, the Flemish institute for technological research, is an independent research centre, a crossroads of knowledge where the latest technologies and practical applications meet. VITO conducts customer oriented contract research and develops innovative products and processes in the fields of energy, environment and materials, and this for both the public and the private sector. Central to all projects are protecting the environment and encouraging sustainable use of energy and raw materials, because we think that everyone, including those to come after us, has the right to a healthy living and working environment.
Environment & Health
New products must be tested for environmental, safety and health risks before launching them on the market. VITO has a wide range of tests to measure the effects of chemical substances with which humans come into contact. Substances may come into contact with our skin, for example via cosmetics or hygiene products, we may inhale substances or may ingest them via food. We come into contact with chemical products through various consumer goods. This is why ...
VITO has many years’ experience in all aspects of soil pollution; from confirmation and risk analysis up to and including remediation.
ACHEMA 2012, Pollutec Horizons 2011