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PROJECT GEF-2328-2750-4822

Project GEF-2328-22750-4822 "Total Sector Phaseout of Methyl Bromide in Countries with Economies in Transition" has been implemented in Poland on the basis of the Memorandum of Understanding between ICRI and United Nations Environment Programme, Division of Technology, Industry and Economy in Paris. Project has been financed by Global Environment Facility - GEF - UN including Polish contribution "in kind" and implemented by UNEP /non investment part/ and UNDP /investment part/. On the Polish side project has been managed by Project Co-ordination Unit /PCU/ located at ICRI. PCU consists of 3 persons and Dr. Janusz Kozakiewicz has been leader of PCU. The duration of the first stage of the project March 2005 - July 2005, the second stage of the project from July 2005 to the end of June 2006, the end of third stage - June 2008.

Project Transition Facility no. 2004/016-829.02.01

Project Transition Facility no. 2004/016-829.02.01 entitled: "Preparation to implementation of the legislative package REACH", contains training services consisting preparation of training's agenda and materials as well as conducting 7 two-stages training's on REACH for 150 persons representing chemicals' sector, i.e., chemical substances and preparations producers and importers, under the framework of the Project financed from the Transition Facility European Committee TF 2004/016-829.02.01.03/ P. The project realization: 01.12.2005 - 31.12.2007. The project leader: Dr. Helmut Witzani (Austria). The project was realized by ICRI after wining the tender based on the contract number: CRU 7189/JFK/PPT-D1/2006-TF2004/016-829.02.01.03/P. ICRI participants: Andrzej Milczarek, M.Sc., Andrzej Krześlak, M.Sc, Chem.Eng., Marcela Palczewska-Tulińska, M.Sc.

PROJECT COST P12 WG1, WG2 and WG3

Project COST P12 entitled: "Structuring of Polymers" was realised by teams of scientists from 9 European countries. The project co-ordinator: Prof. Christoph Schick, University of Rostock (Germany). The project was started in December 2004 and complited in December 2007. EU covered cost of seminars, workshops and short-term scientific visits. ICRI participants in WG1 and WG2: Prof. Jacek Kijeński, D.Sc., Chem.Eng. and Dr. Ewa Rudnik, Chem.Eng.
The project co-ordinator COST P12 WG3 entitled: "Bank of Crystallizable Polymers" was Prof. Gian Carlo Alfonso (Genua, Italy). ICRI participant was Prof. Zbigniew Dobkowski, D.Sc, Chem.Eng. Realization of the project was financed at ICRI within own works of Analytical Services and Expertises Department.

Project Laboratory POLMATIN

Research laboratory for nanomaterials and advanced polymeric materials of industrial importance Laboratory POLMATIN
Centre of Competence for Advanced Polymeric Materials of Industrial Importance POLMATIN established in the structure of Industrial Chemistry Research Institute realizes the project: "Creation and equipment of research laboratory for nanomaterials and advanced polymeric materials of industrial importance - Laboratory POLMATIN".
This project is co-financed by European Union from the European Fund of Regional Development (EFRD) in the frame of Sectorial Operation Program - Improvement of the competitiveness of enterprises (SPO-WKP) Action 1.4: Strengthening of economic cooperation between R&D sector and enterprises. Realization time: 01.08.2006 - 30.09.2007.
Contact person: dr Maria Zielecka, tel.: +48 22 5682840, e-mail: maria.zielecka@ichp.pl
The thematic scope of the project is in line with research program of the Centre POLMATIN recognized by Ministry of Science and Informatization as Centre of Excellence according to State Committee for Scientific Research the Statement No. 47/2004 (16.09.2004)

PROJECT ChemFed/ChemLeg-2

Polish Chamber of Chemical Industry was the major institution in Poland responsible for the project's implementation. European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC), Brussels, Belgium, was the main coordinating organization of the whole project implemented in the Region of Central and East European Countries (CEEC). In Poland project was realised according to the agreement signed between Representatives of CEFIC and PIPC. The main source of financing was PHARE Business Support Programme Fund. Except PIPC, the chemical industry federations participated in this project from the following CEEC countries: Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Lithuania, Latvia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia and Romania (this latter in limited range).
The overall objective of the project Preparation of the CEEC chemical industry for the enlargement of the Internal Market through improving its compliance with EU environmental and social "acquis" was to provide support to CEEC Chemical Industry Federations to take up the Community chemicals, environmental and social "acquis" and support its implementation in their member companies, including best practice implemented by European chemical industry.
Familiarization of CEEC Federations with the relevant Community "acquis" was divided into 5 clusters:

  • Chemicals Legislation (including first of all Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH), establishing a European Chemicals Agency and amending Directive 1999/45/EC and Regulation (EC) {on Persistent Organic Pollutants});

  • Protection of Human Health and the Environment (including first of all Council Directive 96/61/EC concerning integrated pollution prevention and control - so called IPPC Directive);

  • Chemical Transport (including implementation of the SQUAS system (Safety and Quality Assessment Systems for the Transport/Storage/Handling of Chemicals);

  • Social Policy and Employment in cooperation with European Chemical Employers' Group (ECEG);

  • Economic statistics and benchmarking.

The tasks associated with chemicals legislation (REACH System) and IPPC Directive implementation - were coordinated by Andrzej Krześlak, M. Sc., Chem. Eng. (ICRI). Simultaneously the Industrial Chemistry Research Institute (ICRI) benefited from the project results as the PIPC member company.
Project was launched in May 2003 and was terminated successfully on 30 April 2005.


ANALYTICAL PROJECT

Analytical project (ILC scheme) entitled: "The international interlaboratory comparison (ILC) on the determination of trace elements in two candidate reference materials: Corn Flour (INCT-CF-3) and Soya Bean Flour (INCT-SBF-4).
The project provider: Department of Analytical Chemistry, Institute of Nuclear Chemistry and Technology, Warszawa, Poland. Co-ordinator: Dr. H. Polkowska-Motrenko.
The project was covering analysis of the above mentioned materials (INCT-CF-3, INCT-SBF-4) , and additionally of the Reference Material of biological origin, on the content of 50 elements.
The aim of the project: to assign certified and information values for both tested materials - intended to be INCT-CF-3 and INCT-SBF-4 certified reference materials.
The Project realization: October 2003 - December 2006.
Participants: 90 laboratories from 19 countries.
Person responsible for the ICRI share: Mrs. Dorota Kolasa M.Sc. Realization of the project was financed at ICRI. within own works of Analytical Services and Expertises Department.


ANALYTICAL PROJECT G7RT-CT-2002-05110

Analytical project (PT scheme) entitled: QuaNAS Proficiency Testing Scheme 'Trace Metals in Urban Dust' organised within European GROWTH Project G7RT-CT-2002-05110, Project No. GTC1-200273003, acronym QuaNAS (EU project "Improving the Infrastructure for Metrology in Chemistry in the Candidate New Member States").
The project provider: Dr Kees J.M. Kramer, MERMAYDE, Bergen, Netherlands.
The main purpose of the project: to create an extensive forum for the improvement of the infrastructure for metrology in chemistry in the New Associated States (NAS) by a transfer of knowledge between the EU and the NAS countries.
The PT project involves analysis of urban dust sample on the content of the following trace elements: As, Cd, Cr, Cu, Hg, Ni, Pb and Zn to assign reference values for each element.
The Project realization: March 2005 - December 2006.
Participants: 78 laboratories from 12 countries (17 laboratories from Poland).Realization of the project was financed at ICRI. within own works of Analytical Services and Expertises Department. ICRI participants: Prof. Zbigniew Dobkowski, D.Sc., Chem.Eng. and Mrs. Dorota Kolasa, M.Sc.