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15 Feb 2023
European Food & Beverage Plastic Packaging Summit

Following the success of the sixth European Food & Beverage Plastic Packaging Summit which brought 100+ senior industry professionals to Antwerp in February 2022, the event will be returning to Belgium. The seventh Summit will take place in Antwerp on 15-16 February 2023.

06 Oct 2022
Recycled plastic

In this webinar on 6 October 2022, the project partners will share their knowledge, experiences and insights regarding design and product development with recycled plastic.

The webinar will be chaired by Prof. David Greenfield (SOENECS), joined by representatives from project partners Technische Universiteit Delft (NL), Manchester Metropolitan University (UK) and the Green Plastic Factory (NL).

03 Oct 2022
CISUTAC kick-off meeting

The new Horizon Europe project CISUTAC will support the transition to a circular and sustainable textile sector. AIMPLAS will contribute its expertise in the extraction technology for removing inks, dyes and other surface contaminants.

03 Oct 2022
EC

The European Commission has launched a call for evidence and a public consultation with a view to the European Critical Raw Materials Act, announced by Commission president Ursula von der Leyen during her 2022 State of the Union address. Interested parties can provide their input until 25 November 2022.

23 Sep 2022
EU Bioeconomy Conference

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The high-level conference on ‘The bioeconomy - Enabling the European Green Deal in challenging times’ will take place on 6 and 7 October in Brussels. All sessions will also be live-streamed.

The conference will present the findings of the EU Bioeconomy Strategy Progress Report, adopted in June 2022, together with a series of bioeconomy success stories from EU research and innovation.

12 Sep 2022
Navarra Circular Economy Awards 2022

The students' call for Circular Economy Innovative Projects (Navarra Circular Economy Awards 2022) is open until 25 September 2022. It is geared to the textile and plastics sectors as well as food industries. The call seeks to identify vocational education and training final projects, final degree projects, Master's final projects, PhD theses or similar developed by students.

    02 Sep 2022
    Data collection on FLW prevention initiatives along the food supply chain

    The European Commission is launching a survey to collect data on food loss and waste prevention initiatives along the food supply chain. 

    This survey aims to collect relevant information by 3 October 2022 on both ongoing and concluded food waste prevention initiatives in order to analyse their efficiency,  effectiveness, and impacts.

    23 Aug 2022
    EU grants

    The European Commission is currently accepting proposals for EU grants to help stakeholders take action against food waste. Fighting against food waste is one of the key action strands laid down in the EU’s Farm to Fork Strategy, which aims to make food systems fair, healthy and environmentally friendly.

    18 Jul 2022
    Aimplas

    AIMPLAS, the Plastics Technology Centre, has created its own trademark to certify that reusable food packaging is safe and retains its properties after repeated washings. The trademark responds to companies’ need to adapt their products to regulations promoting the circular economy in order to acquire a market advantage.

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