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Dates (from - to)1/1/2012 - 31/12/2015
ClientJacobs University Bremen, Prof. Frank Oliver Gloeckner
PositionEMPA as project manager and work package leader for training & dissemination.
Title of projectMicro B3: Marine Microbial Biodiversity, Bioinformatics and Biotechnology; funded under the KBBE Theme OCEAN.2011-2: Marine microbial diversity – new insights into marine ecosystems' functioning and its biotechnological potential
Funding agencyEuropean Commission, DG Research, Unit KBBE
Dates (from - to)First half of 2013
ClientEuropean Commission, DG Research, Unit KBBE
PositionIn 2013 Dr. J. Wesnigk was invited as expert to monitor and assess the Ocean of Tomorrow cross-thematic calls in FP 7, launched from 2010 until 2013. They included 19 running projects and 12 proposals in four yearly calls. The study (or executive summary) is expected to be published and has been used by the EU Commission to inform the "Blue Growth" calls in Horizon 2020.
Title of projectOcean of Tomorrow Monitoring and Assessment
Funding agencyEuropean Commission, DG Research, Unit KBBE
Dates (from - to)2/2011 - 5/2011
ClientEuropean Commission, DG Research, Unit KBBE
PositionEvaluation of >10 full proposals on topics related to bioinformatics beyond health in the 2011 KBBE call(collaborative projects and CSA), rapporteur for 3 proposals
Title of projectnot applicable
Funding agencyEuropean Commission, 7. Framework RTD programme
Dates (from - to)February 2011 - January 2013
ClientUniversity of Gothenburg: The Sven Lovén Centre for Marine Sciences
PositionProject partner for business plan, organisational and legal aspects within the EuroMarine coordination action
Title of projectEuroMarine - Integration of European Marine Research Networks of Excellence
Funding agencyDG Research, European Commission
Dates (from - to)January 2011 - June 2013
ClientCNRS Roscoff (UMR with Univ. P & M Curie)
PositionWork package leader for coordination action MG4U for WP4 on Direct Knowledge Transfer to Industry focussing on SME and other companies within the biotechnology sectors industrial biotech, fisheries and aquaculture. www.mg4u.eu
Title of projectMG4U - Marine Genomics for Users
Funding agencyDG Research, European Commission
Dates (from - to)June 2010 - September 2010
ClientMR Regionalberatung, Bremen
PositionDatabase research for the qualification, classification and quantification of EU-funding for German Research Institutions related to marine research and technological development (RTD), including training component on database research
Title of projectMajor European projects in marine RTD with German leadership and partners in the last decade
Funding agencyMR Regionalberatung, Bremen
Dates (from - to)September 2009 - April 2010
ClientHelmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Centre for Materials and Coastal Research
PositionMarket analysis on future needs for marine data collection for certain user groups (Industry, academia, non-governmental associations, administration) in the context of the continuance of the COSYNA-Program www.cosyna.de
Title of projectCoastal Observation System for Northern and Arctic Seas - User Potential Study
Funding agencyGKSS-Forschungszentrum GmbH
Dates (from - to)October 2009 - ongoing
ClientMax Planck Institute Bremen
PositionTechnical-administrative assistance for ITN proposal submission and for setting-up the project, including Consortium Agreement, Grant Agreement Negotiations, Kick-Off Meeting and Training Preparations
Title of projectSymbiomics Initial Training Network
Funding agencyEuropean Commission, People Programme/FP7
Dates (from - to)2/2008 - 5/2008
ClientSteinbeis Team Northeast Rostock, Prosciencia,Luebeck, ScanBalt
PositionEMPA was invited as main lecturer for a full week training course. Young European scientists were trained in management skills including proposal writing and funding opportunities within FP7 by Dr. Wesnigk
Title of projectManagement training for researchers, TRAYSS PRIME, www.scanbalt.org/trayss
Funding agencyEuropean Commission, FP6, DG Research, Programme Health
Dates (from - to)1/2008 - 3/2008
ClientAlfred-Wegener-Institute, Bremerhaven, Germany
PositionEMPA was proposal manager for a large project proposal on Arctic marine ecosystems especially for the work package on a targeted dissemination strategy, and for all management and stakeholder aspects
Title of projectALERT
Funding agencyEuropean Commission, 7. Framework RTD programme
Dates (from - to)4/2007 - 12/2009
ClientOptimare GmbH, Bremerhaven, Germany
PositionManagement and administrative assistant for IP partner, advising on project and financial reporting issues
Title of projectIntegrated Project Damocles
Funding agencyEuropean Commission, 6. Framework RTD programme
Dates (from - to)1/2006 - 7/2009
ClientAlfred-Wegener-Institute, Bremerhaven, Germany
PositionEMPA as administrative and management assistant, especially for the Plan for Use and Dissemination of Knowledge and other final reporting duties
Title of projectESTTAL - Expressed Sequence Tags of Toxic Algae
Funding agencyEuropean Commission, 6. Framework RTD programme
Dates (from - to)10/2005 - 9/2008
ClientMax Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany
PositionTechnical-administrative manager for a NEST-Adventure project, including dissemination and knowledge management
Title of projectMETAFUNCTIONS Environmental- and meta-genomics, a bioinformatics system to detect and assign functions to habitat-specific gene patterns
Funding agencyEuropean Commission, 6. Framework RTD programme
Dates (from - to)3/2004 - 10/2009
ClientMax Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany
PositionCoordinators assistant for the microbial node and training expert for the full Marine Genomics Europe network, co-author of position paper
Title of projectNetwork of Excellence Marine Genomics Europe
Funding agencyEuropean Commission, 6. Framework RTD programme
Dates (from - to)3/2007 - 9/2007
ClientMPI for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany
PositionManagement and administration of KBBE proposal for FP7
Funding agencysubmitted to European Commission, 7. Framework RTD programme
Dates (from - to)5/2007 - 7/2007
ClientEuropean Commission, DG Research, Unit Environmental Research
PositionEvaluation of 11 full proposals in the areas of marine environmental and biodiversity protection, rapporteur for 3 proposals
Title of projectnot applicable
Funding agencyEuropean Commission, 7. Framework RTD programme
Dates (from - to)3/2007 - 5/2007
ClientMPI for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany
PositionManagement and administration of ITN proposal for FP7
Title of projectSymbiomics
Funding agencysubmitted to European Commission, 7. Framework RTD programme
Dates (from - to)2/2007 - 4/2007
ClientHZI/Dr. R. Ludwig
PositionConceptional advice and pre-evaluation of FP7 proposal on preparation of research infrastructure
Title of projectEATRIS
Funding agencyproject funded by European Commission, 7. Framework RTD programme
Dates (from - to)1/2007 - 9/2007
ClientInstitute for Recycling and Environmental Protection, IKrW Bremen, Germany
PositionEMPA as organiser for lecturers and content, Dr. Wesnigk as lecturer and moderator for simulation exercise on chemical pollution
Title of projectEuropean Training Course: Response to Chemical Pollution
Funding agencyEuropean Commission, DG Environment, Programme for Community action in the field of response to marine pollution
Dates (from - to)10/2006 - 1/2007
ClientAlfred-Wegener-Institute, Bremerhaven, Germany
PositionEMPA was responsible in the final phase for the 6C Technological Implementation Plan (TIP)
Title of projectCarbonate Chemistry, Carbon Cycle and Climate Change (a multidisciplinary view)
Funding agencyEuropean Commission, 5. Framework RTD programme
Dates (from - to)7/2006 - 2/2007
ClientKonsortium Deutsche Meeresforschung e.V. (KDM, German Marine Research Association)
PositionEMPA negotiated the project partnership for the association KDM and five involved members, including details of the Consortium and other agreements
Title of projectNetwork of Excellence ESONET
Funding agencyKonsortium Deutsche Meeresforschung e.V.
Dates (from - to)1/2006 - 8/2006
ClientMax Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany
PositionTechnical organisation and management of an MGE funded exploratory workshop
Title of projectInternational workshop on: Marine Genomics meets Marine Diversity
Funding agencyEuropean Commission, 6. Framework RTD programme
Dates (from - to)January 2006 - September 2009
ClientAlfred-Wegener-Institute, Bremerhaven, Germany
PositionEMPA as administrative and management assistant
Title of projectESTTAL - Expressed Sequence Tags of Toxic Algae
Funding agencyEuropean Commission, 6. Framework RTD programme
Dates (from - to)22-24/9/2005
ClientInstitute for Recycling and Environmental Protection, IKrW Bremen, Germany
PositionEMPA, represented by Dr. Wesnigk as lecturer and moderator for developing guidelines on minimisation of environmental damage
Title of projectWorkshop on Guidelines on minimisation of environmental damage in case of oil pollution
Funding agencyEuropean Commission, DG Environment, Programme for Community action in the field of response to marine pollution
Dates (from - to)8/2005 - 1/2006
ClientAlfred-Wegener-Institute, Bremerhaven, Germany
PositionEMPA was responsible for the Technological Implementation Plan (TIP)
Title of projectASOF-N: Arctic-Subarctic Ocean Flux Array for European Climate: North
Funding agencyEuropean Commission, 5. Framework RTD programme
Dates (from - to)3/2007, 3/2006 and 3/2005
ClientMax Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin, Germany
PositionManager for yearly reporting for the technological platform and for the partner MPI Berlin
Title of projectNetwork of Excellence Marine Genomics Europe
Funding agencyEuropean Commission, 6. Framework RTD programme
Dates (from - to)2003 - 2005
ClientDivers training assignments on behalf of BLG Consult, EPE Greece, IkrW, GKSS, and internally for MPI
PositionEnvironmental topics like waste and quality and energy management in ports, oil spill prevention and combating, sensitivity of coasts, as well as EC topics, like European Added Value, Marie Curie fellowships and general FP6 strategy development
Title of projectDiverse small training and lecturing assignments
Funding agencyBLG Consult, EPE Greece, IkrW, GKSS,
Dates (from - to)6/2004 - 6/2005
ClientInstitute for Recycling and Environmental Protection, IKrW Bremen, Germany
PositionDr. Wesnigk was lecturer and author for guidelines chapters on ecological factors of oil spills and environmental sensitivity of coastal and marine ecosystems, with a focus on Vietnam
Title of projectGuidelines, workshop and training course on Bioremediation of Oil Spills for Vietnam
Funding agencyEuropean Commission, ProTon-Eco-Programme
Dates (from - to)3/2004 - 9/2009
ClientMax Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany
PositionCoordinator's assistent for the microbial node and training expert for the full Marine Genomics Europe network, co-author of position paper
Title of projectNetwork of Excellence Marine Genomics Europe
Funding agencyEuropean Commission, 6. Framework RTD programme