The project BIO-PLASTICS EUROPE addresses the topic „Sustainable solutions for bio-based plastics on land and sea“, within the focus area „Connecting economic and environmental gains – the Circular Econonmy (CE)“ and will focus on sustainability
strategies and solutions for bio-based products to support the Plastics Strategy. This shall include innovative product design and business models facilitating efficient reuse and recycling strategies and solutions, including ensuring the safety of recycled materials when used for toys or packaging food stuffs. In line with the EU strategy on international cooperation in research and innovation and in order to encourage the further replication, the European consortium is complemented by a partner in Malaysia, providing an added value and helping them to address the many problems they face.
The EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation “Horizon 2020”
Innovative product design and business models facilitating efficient reuse and recycling strategies and solutions, including ensuring the safety of recycled materials when used for toys or packaging food stuffs innovative product
Period of project implementation: 2019-10-01 - 2023-09-30
Project coordinator: Hamburg University of Applied Sciences
Project partners: Alfred-Wegener-Institut Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung, Manchester Metropolitan University, Swedish Environmental Research Institute, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Hamburgisches WeltWirtschaftsInstitut gemeinnützige GmbH, Tecnologie Innovative per il Controllo Ambientale e lo Sviluppo Sostenibile (T.I.C.A.S.S.), Heng Hiap Industries Sdn Bhd, NaturePlast SAS, Prospex Institute, Assobioplastiche Servizi Societa'A Responsabilita'Limitata, Ecoembalajes Espana SA, University of Bolonia, Lodz University of Technology, Kaunas University of Technology, Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forschung E.V., ACIB GmbH, Tallinn University of Technology, Turku University of Applied Sciences (TUAS), Universidad Politecnica de Madrid (UPM), Arctic Biomaterials Oy