Dr. Angela Stoermer is working as research scientist, food regulatory expert and quality manager at Fraunhofer IVV in Freising, Germany, since 1997. Her main topics are research in the field of food-packaging interactions, the food regulatory assessment and advice in the field of regulations for food-contact materials. She is heading the migration laboratory. Angela Stoermer was coordinating several EU projects (e.g. MIGRESIVES, Specific Migration), national and international projects. Actually main research topics are the migration from polystyrene, from paper and board, of nanoparticles out of food contact polymers as well as investigation, migration estimation and evaluation of non-intentionally added substances (NIAS).
Dr. Angela Stoermer studied Food Chemistry at Munich Technical University. After the practicaleducation in Food Enforcement Laboratories, she graduated to “staatlich geprüfteLebensmittelchemikerin” (certified food chemist). At GSF Forschungszentrum Umwelt und Gesundheit (today Helmholtz Zentrum München), Institute of Toxicology, she prepared her thesis and worked further 1,5 years as post-doc in the field of toxicokinetics of volatile substances.