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The FanpLESStic-sea project is including partner organizations in eight countries with coast to the Baltic sea - Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Poland, Latvia, Lithuania and Russia.

FanpLESStic-sea is a consortium of 11 progressive partners from Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia consisting of water and wastewater utilities, universities, environmental centres and policy makers as well as representatives from the private sector/industry.

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Project leader

Sweden Water Research

Project manager

 

Jesper König
jesper.konig@swrab.se

 

 

Carina Svensson
carina.svensson@swrab.se
(on parental leave from May 2020)

 

 

Partners in FanpLESStic

Denmark

Aalborg University (AAU) Department of Civil Engineering, Denmark

Aalborg university is the work package leader of work package 2 and 3 of the project with main focus on Systems perspective on microplastic pollution (Mapping of flows and pathways) and Microplastic removal technologies (Test and validate solutions). They also play a crucial role in work package four with capacity building and awareness raising on microplastics. All analysis of the samples will be conducted in the facilities/lab at Aalborg university.

Main contact persons at AAU is Alvise Vianello av@civil.aau.dk and Claudia Lorenz, Postdoc Researcher clo@civil.aau.dk. All work is under the management of Professor Jes Vollertsen.

Finland

Natural Resources Institute Finland (LUKE) Biorefineries and Production systems, Finland

LUKE is Natural Resources Institute Finland promotes bioeconomy and sustainable use of natural resources. They are work package leader for work package three, Microplastic removal technologies but are also involved in sample preparation and activities as well as capacity building and awareness raising.

Main contact persons at LUKE is Erika Winquist, Senior Scientist, erika.winquist@luke.fi

Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission – Helsinki Commission (HELCOM), Finland:

HELCOM is leading work package 2 – Review of existing research and will collect information both by existing research and literature as well as by collecting input from various experts through survey and other sources. All information will be compiled into a report to give a comprehensive overview of the research on microplastics. HELCOM is also actively involved in the capacity building and awareness raising activities.

Main contact person at HELCOM are Marta Ruiz, Marta.Ruiz@helcom.fi, and Matleena Vuola, Matleena.Vuola@helcom.fi

Latvia

Latvian Institute of Aquatic Ecology (LIAE), Latvia:

Latvian Institute of Aquatic Ecology (LIAE) is a research institute dedicated to basic and applied research of ecology and environmental problems in the Baltic Sea. LIAE is involved in all work packages and will contribute with both mapping of existing research, sample preparation and activities as well as capacity building and awareness raising activities.

Main contact person at LIAE is Ieva Putna-Nīmane, Research assistant ieva.putna@lhei.lv

Lithuania

Siauliai Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Crafts (SCCIC), Lithuania

SCCIC is work package leader for work package 4.3 Capacity building to mitigate microplastic pollution (Build institutional capacity to implement microplastic solutions) but are actively involved in all activities related to all work packages in the project, mapping of existing research, sample preparation and activities.

Main contact person is Daiva Jonuskiene, Senior Officer Daiva.jonuskiene@chambers.lt

Norway

Salt Lofoten AS (SALT), Norway:

SALT is actively involved in all activities related to all work packages in the project, mapping of existing research, sample preparation and activities as well as capacity building and awareness raising.

Main contact person is Joan Fabres, Project Manager joan@salt.nu

Poland

Gdansk Water Utilities Ltd. (GIWK), Poland:

GIWK is work package leader of work package four – Capacity building to mitigate microplastic pollution (Public awareness raising) but are actively involved in all activities related to mapping of existing research, sample preparation and activities.

Main contact person at GIWK is Monika Piotrowska – Szypryt, Active Head of Promotion and Environmental Education Unit mszypryt@giwk.pl

Gdansk Water Ltd. (GW), Poland:

Gdansk Water is actively involved in all activities related to all work packages in the project, mapping of existing research, sample preparation and activities as well as capacity building and awareness raising.

Main contact person is Małgorzata Drewnowska, Water quality specialist m.drewnowska@gdanskiewody.pl

Russia

State Autonomous Institution of the Kaliningrad region “Environmental Center “ECAT-Kaliningrad” (ECAT), Russia:

ECAT is mainly involved in the capacity building and awareness raising activities and is working actively with distributing information about microplastics.

Main contact person is  Olga Sheshukova, Head of Environmental Management and Audit Department  ecatk@mail.ru

Sweden

Luleå Tekniska Universitet (LTU) Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering:

LTU is the other Swedish partner in the project and directly involved in all three work packages which means that they are conducting work related to mapping of existing research in the field of microplastics, sample preparation and activities of microplastics as well as capacity building and awareness raising on the issue.

Main contact persons with LTU is Heléne Österlund, Associate Senior Lecturer helene.osterlund@ltu.se

Sweden Water Research

Project leader in the FanPLesstic-sea Project.

Main contact person is Project Manager, Carina Svensson, carina.svensson@swrab.se. From May 2020 Carina is on Parental Leave, during her absence Jesper König, jesper.konig@swrab.se, is the Project Manager of FanpLESStic-sea.