Austria

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management is the Programme Owner of HBM4EU in Austria.

EAA, MUI, UMIT, AGES and MUW are members of the Austrian Human Biomonitoring platform and constitute now as the National Hub within HBM4EU.

Experts in science and administration who are active in the field of Human Biomonitoring are working together, under the management of the Environment Agency Austria, on the Austrian Human Biomonitoring platform. The platform was founded in 2007 and has set itself the task to establish Human Biomonitoring to promote health and environmental protection in Austria and to support national prevention targets. Since September 2016 the platform has been an official advisory body of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management in matters relating to the interface between the environment and human health.