Coming Events


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
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