The overall objective of this COST action is defined as:
The creation of a network of scientists and practitioners working on and utilizing trace elements critical for the development of new technologies, ranging from evaluating environmental processes to understanding potential human health threats, with the aim of defining the current state of knowledge and gaps, proposing priority research lines/activities, and acting as a platform for new collaborations and joint research projects.
And the following objectives are stated:
Objective 1. Moving towards rapid, cost-effective and accurate analytical determination of the TCEs and their species in the environment
Objective 2. Environmental impact and cycling, and policy-oriented assessment
Objective 3. Human exposure and toxicology
For further information download the Memorandum of Understanding of NOTICE - COST action TD 1407