|The call intends to increase the knowledge about the best analytical methods for identifying microplastics, their distribution in marine systems and their eco-toxicological effects on marine organisms.
Each participant in the consortium will be funded by his or her national partner organisation. For this call Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, The Netherlands, Norway and Sweden have reserved a total amount of over € 6.0 million. In addition to the above mentioned funding partners, researchers from other countries are welcome to join proposals provided that their proposed work is funded from their own resources (in-kind contribution).
The deadline for submitting proposals is 31 March 2015, 12:00 CEST.