Horizon 2020 EURO-CARES WP2 Meeting & Workshop

Planetary Protection Aspects for a Curation Facility

14th – 16th June, 2016

University of Florence

Natural History Museum - La Specola

Via Romana, 17 Firenze

The WP2 Workshop and Meeting will focus on the main Planetary Protection aspects related to European Sample Curation Facility, specifically:

• Techniques and methods of risk assessment of biohazard;
• Test methods for the detection of pathogenic organism;
• Containment systems;
• Sterilization processes;
• Safety equipment, enclosed containers, engineering control to remove or minimize to hazardous biological materials;
• Procedures to monitor the health of personal and select precautions for safe practice.