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Antibiotic Resistance in Wastewater: Transmission Risks for Employees and Residents around Waste Water Treatment Plants (AWARE-WWTP)

Research project
Active research
Project size
13,69 MSEK
Project period
2017 - 2020
Project owner
AWARE WWTP is coordinated by RIVM (the Netherlands) and professor Ana-Maria de Roda Husman with principal investigators from Sweden (Joakim Larsson, CARe), Germany and Romania.

Financier
Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance (JPI-AMR)

Short description

AWARE is a European research project aiming at investigating the transmission of bacteria resistant to antibiotics and resistance genes resulting from human exposure within and around wastewater treatment plants. The participating countries in the AWARE project are the Netherlands, Germany, Romania, and Sweden.