Partner description

Founded in 1877, TU Darmstadt is one of Germany's leading universities of technology and a member of TU9, a network of the most distinguished German institutes of technology. TU Darmstadt has a global reputation for outstanding technology transfer through industrial partnerships, award-winning teaching facilities, and highly ranked research output. Its distinct focus on interdisciplinary cooperation works as a catalyst for innovative approaches to technology in research and everyday life applications. Committed to an international orientation in teaching and research, as well as the promotion of values like open-mindedness and mutual respect, TU Darmstadt is home to a diverse community of students and researchers from 120 countries.


Role in the project

Contributing to the analysis of nanoplastics in task 3.3 and 3.4, to study the uptake of nanoplastics by plants (task 5.5) and the aging of plastics in soils.

02 Moritz Bigalke   Dr Moritz Bigalke (M) has published 40 peer-reviewed articles in international scientific journals (H-index: 13, cited 980 times). Other relevant experiences include participation in interdisciplinary projects, such as the National Research Program 69 or the “One Health” Interfaculty Research Cooperation.