Save the date: Concluding conference “Plastics in the Environment”

Save the date: Concluding conference “Plastics in the Environment”

07.09.2020

From 20 – 21 April 2021, the concluding conference of the research program of the Federal German Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF) “Plastics in the Environment – Sources • Sinks • Solutions” will take place in Berlin.

The aim of this research program was and is to develop and establish scientific procedures, methods, tools and terms for the study of plastic litter with one aim: to significantly reduce the amount of plastic in the environment. In the course of the research program, the BMBF has funded, from 2017 to 2021, a total of 18 joint projects to the tune of around 37 million euros with around 100 participating institutions.
Now, the final conference is due to be held next year on 20 and 21 April. According to the organizer, further information, also about the agenda and the possibility for registration, will be announced in good time.
Sources:
    • www.bmbf-plastik.de
    • Photo: ©BMBF

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