Results from the 2nd Open Call cut-off

In September 2021, the FlexFunction2Sustain launched an Open Call for Pilot Case projects. We would like to thank all applicants in the second cut-off for their hard work and innovative ideas. We are now thrilled to announce the winning projects.

The second round of evaluations resulted in five companies which were successfully selected:

  • CASCADE (France)
  • ARJOWIGGINS (France)
  • ARCADIA spa (Italy)
  • Smurfit Kappa (France)

The winners will receive subsidized access to the FlexFunction2Sustain OITB which will support and accelerate the development of novel products and technologies for smart and sustainable plastics and paper solutions. The selected projects will tackle the plastic pollution challenges by developing sustainable and flexible packaging and plastic films. Agreements between the companies and FlexFunction2Sustain partners will be concluded in the upcoming months.

The next and last cut-off dates for application is: 27th of January 2023. The FlexFunction2Sustain Open Call is targeted to start-ups, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) and large industries which want to develop and test novel nano-functionalised plastic and paper membrane and surfaces. Applicants can apply anytime but all submitted proposal will be evaluated after the deadline.

Stay tuned to learn more about the development of the Pilot Cases projects!