NIC is a leading Slovenian public research institution in the field of chemistry and related disciplines. The two main directions of research are materials and life sciences. Research is carried out in 14 laboratories and two infrastructure centres covering all major fields of chemistry.
PAPIR produces paper products (bags, wrapping paper, baking paper, etc.) with a tradition of 25 years. On our daily basis we try to lead the company and its production towards ecologically friendly products which we achieve in close cooperation with our customers and through innovativeness in our approach.
Polish Chamber of Packaging Recycling and Recovery (PIOIRO) was established on 30th April 2014. It is a local government economic association of 103 enterprises connected with the entire life cycle of packaging, including designing, manufacturing, using stage, waste management, recycling and
Fondazione Legambiente Innovazione (FLI) is part of Legambiente, the most widespread environmental association in Italy. FLI promotes innovation in the environmental field and diffusion of environmentally friendly goods, services and technologies.
After almost 1 year from the beginning, BIOCOMPACK-CE is making new steps further. The 2nd Steering Committee was organized by RERA SD, the regional development agency, and it took place in Split, the wonderful town situated along the Dalmatian coast. Two days of intensive work: each partner showed the progresses reached and the steps done to make BIOCOMPACK a successful project.
The aim of the workshop is to gather stakeholders (clusters, industry, academia, experts and policy makers)
into the discussion of future trends and gaps in the Bio-Packaging value chain with a focus on market and consumer needs in Danube region. The workshop outcomes will help to inform policy on how to improve
conditions and support environment for raising the competitiveness and awareness along the biobased
packaging value chain in the region.
KICK OFF MEETING
The project has already started. The partners met in the lovely capital of Slovenia, who received the European Green Capital Award from the European Commission in 2016, to present themselves, sharing ideas and doubts. The group is quite heterogeneous, public research institutes, universities, SMEs, NGO, with one common goal: find out a green alternative to paper-plastics packaging, in order to introduce verified biodegradable materials in millions of people’s daily lives.
1st Steering Committee. Six months later the first partners meeting in Bratislava organized by STU - Slovenská technická univerzita v Bratislave. The partners talked about the new structure after the withdrawn of one of them, about the progress achieved during the first period and how to set the start of the work.