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The DEB theory develops fundamental understanding of processes governing life which can be used for solving (urgent) current societal issues. Applications which have been developed or which are under development within the international scientific community include:

Environmental quality management

  • Analysis of toxicity data & extrapolations to untested exposure scenarios and life-stages
  • Mechanistic QSAR development
  • Analysis of Degradation assays
  • Realistic and mechanistic toxicology and physiology modules in integrated risk assessment tools
  • Optimization of sewage treatment
  • Managing marine and terrestrial protected environments
  • Invasive species management

Food production

  • Aquaculture
  • Fisheries
  • Biomass production
  • Agriculture

Human health

  • Cancer research
  • Ageing
  • Obesity
  • Nutrition