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Visiting the Norwegian laboratory

Over the past four years, Norway has given invaluable support to SST, enabling us to accomplish many of our goals and continue on our mission of achieving Zero Plastics to the Seas of Africa. Our collaboration with the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) has allowed us to develop and accelerate ground-breaking research, while our strategic partnership with the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has helped us make massive strides in some of our biggest projects.

Recently, SST visited an analytical laboratory at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) where the team met with Dr Alexandros Asimakopoulos, who is collaborating with SST to investigate the presence of bisphenols (and particularly bisphenol A) in common seafood such as mussels and fish.

The team also met with all the staff assisting with the analysis of the many research samples we sent over the years, while Dr Asimakopoulos introduced the team to the specialised equipment used, such as the new generation of mass spectrometers.

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