On 18-19 May 2022, the consortium partners IPC and Fraunhofer IVV participated at the SFIP – IMT Nord Europe International Congress “Plastics Industry & Environment”. They promoted the FlexFunction2Sustain project and the Call for Pilot Case projects, which is currently open for applications.
Organised on the Douai campus of IMT Nord Europe with the support of the French polymer converters’ union, POLYVIA, the competitiveness cluster, POLYMERIS, and the leading European trade association, Plastics Europe, the congress addressed issues related to circular economy and eco-responsibility in the plastics and composites industry. Aspects related to decarbonising and life cycle analysis, recycling technologies, waste treatment methods, alternatives to oil with bio-based solutions were addressed through different sessions. In addition to the conferences, an exhibition area allowed to pursue the exchanges and to discover the portfolios of services, materials and products of the exhibiting companies.