Work packages
Duration months and planned results

The project is devided into six different work packages to guarantee an excellent processing of the different aspects of the long term experiments under environmentally relevant conditions.

Working package 0 (WP0): Coordination

Duration months: 36 months
Planned results: Good cooperation and exchange between partners
Annual reports are written on time
Output of the different WPs serves as input for one other (bride network)


Working package 1 (WP1): Fate, occurence & behaviour

Duration months: 26 months
Planned results: Delivery of ages C-MNMs
Characterization of unaltered & aged nanomaterials
Partitioning of all C-MNMs between water, sediment, pore water and organisms


Working package 2 (WP2): Bioaccumulation

Duration months: 18 months
Planned results: Bioconcentration of unaltered & aged C-MNMs in single test organisms
Dietary exposure of single test organisms
Distribution of the C-MNMs in predator organisms


Working package 3 (WP3): Effects

Duration months: 18 months
Planned results: Effects of unaltered or aged C-MNMs to single species after exposure
Micture toxicity of the C-MNMs and BPA & TCC Mesocosm study


Working package 4 (WP4): Case studies

Duration months: 12 months
Planned results: Biomagnification of C-MNMs along the food chain


Working package 5 (WP5): Green applications

Duration months: 36 months
Planned results: Delivery of contaminant loaded unaltered & aged C-MNMs
Sorption studies with C-MNMs and TCC and BPA


Working package 6 (WP6): Dissemination

Duration months: 36 months
Planned results: Presentation of the project at different conferences
Presentation of project results at conferences
Presentation of project results in written publications