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CORNET: microplastic@food

Method development for the qualitative and quantitative detection of microplastics in foods, causation and preventive measures
(Industry Association for Food Technology and Packaging, Germany+ 4 international partners)
IPF sub-project: establishment of spectroscopic microplastics reference databases, automated microplastic analysis of samples from filling and packaging plants and food samples with FTIR- and Raman microspectroscopy
(Dr. D. Fischer, Dr. E. Kanaki, K. Enders)
07/2021 - 07/2023
http://microplastic-food.org/ 

JPI Oceans: microplastiX

Integrated approach on the fate of MicroPlastics towards healthy marine ecosystems
(KTH, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden + 14 international partners)
IPF sub-project: characterisation of weathered microplastics, automated microplastic analysis of marine samples with FTIR- and Raman microspectroscopy
(Dr. D. Fischer, Dr. F. Fischer)
04/2020 - 03/2023
https://www.microplastix.org/

BMBF-FONA: MicroCatch_Balt - COMPLETED

Determination of inland sources and sinks of microplastics and the relevant fate processes on its pathways to the open Baltic Sea within the exemplary Warnow catchment area (Leibniz-IOW + 4 nat. partners)
IPF sub-project: spectroscopic identification and quantification of microplastics in environmental samples
(Dr. D. Fischer, Dr. F. Fischer)

09/2017 - 09/2020
https://www.io-warnemuende.de/microcatch-start.html

BMBF-FONA: PLASTRAT - COMPLETED

Strategies for the reduction of urban plastic emissions into limnic systems. (Universität der Bundeswehr München + 9 partners, 10 associates)
IPF sub-project: spectroscopic identification and quantification of microplastics in aqueous and sludge samples
(Dr. D. Fischer, Dr. F. Fischer, A. Rödiger)

09/2017 - 08/2020
http://www.plastrat.de

EU BONUS BLUE BALTIC: MICROPOLL - COMPLETED

Multilevel assessment of microplastics and associated pollutants in the Baltic Sea (Leibniz-IOW + 6 int. partners)
IPF sub-project: spectroscopic identification and quantification of microplastics in environmental samples
(Dr. D. Fischer, Dr. J. Brandt, Dr. E. Kanaki, J. Muche, Dr. K.-J. Eichhorn)

7/2017 - 6/2020
https://www.io-warnemuende.de/projekt/192/micropoll.html

BMBF-FONA: PLAWES - COMPLETED

Contamination of Microplastics in the Model System Weser - Wadden Sea National Park: a Cross-ecosystem Approach (University of Bayreuth + 5 nat. partners)
IPF assignment: spectroscopic identification and quantification of microplastics in air samples
(Dr. D. Fischer, E. Schierz)

09/2017 - 08/2020
https://bmbf-plastik.de/en/joint-project/plawes

MikrOMIK - Project supported by the Leibniz Association - COMPLETED

Microplastic as vector for microbial populations in the ecosystem of the Baltic Sea (Leibniz IOW + 11 partners)
IPF sub project: spectroscopic identification and quantification of Microplastic in the Baltic Sea
(Dr. K.-J. Eichhorn, A. Käppler)

04/2014 - 12/2017
http://www.io-warnemuende.de/mikromik-home.html