Coming Events

25 - 30 August 2019
25. - 30. August 2019
This year, the World Water Week will address the theme “Water for society – Including all”. The topic of plastics in the aquatic environment will be addressed in several events, with a special focus on the "source-to-sea" approach.
15 - 18 September 2019
15. - 18. September 2019
Capri, Italy

The Local Scientific Committee and International Advisory Board invite the scientific community and stakeholders to the second edition of the µMED Conference.

The conference will gather experts from scientific and industrial communities, policy makers and environmental organizations. It will be the occasion to update the state of the art, to highlight the progresses, and to identify new and effective solutions to mitigate this environmental issue.


The European Union has decided to ban single-use plastic items like cutlery and straws from 2021 onwards. Up to 500,000 tons of European plastic waste end up in our oceans each year, severely damaging our ecosystems. The Single-Use Plastics Directive is a first step towards reducing these tremendous amounts.

16 - 23 October 2019
16. - 23. Oktober 2019
One of the focal points of this year's fair is "Sustainable Development". In particular, the focus will be on recycling management, water management, and renewable energies.
22 - 24 October 2019
22. - 24. Oktober 2019

FILTECH is the largest filtration event world-wide. This year, several presentation will address the topic of microplastics from different perspectives. Another focus will be on filtrating waste water from industry and municipalities.

10 - 14 February 2020
10. - 14. Februar 2020
Döllnsee, Brandenburg

PhD students of the research focus "Plastics in the Environment" are invited to apply for the five-day WinterSchool "Plastics in the Environment", which will take place from 10 to 14 February 2020 in Döllnsee, Brandenburg. The working language will be German.


At the WinterSchool, PhD students can

Research Focus Event
04 - 08 May 2020
04. - 08. Mai 2020
( top of page )( zum Seitenanfang )