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Research programme "Power Grid Expansion"

In order to increase the share of renewable energy in power supply, it is necessary to expand and to upgrade existing electricity grids. In this process, issues concerning health and radiation protection have to be considered from the beginning. The Federal Office for Radiation Protection (BfS) is making an important contribution with its research programme on "Radiation Protection in the Process of Power Grid Expansion".

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International Workshop "Relationship between neurodegenerative diseases and magnetic field exposure – state of knowledge and research perspectives"

The Federal Office for Radiation Protection (BfS) startet the research programme "Radiation Protection in the Process of Power Grid Expansion". One of the research activities is the International Workshop "Relationship between neurodegenerative diseases and magnetic field exposure – state of knowledge and research perspectives" from December 12th, to December 14th, 2017, in Munich.

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