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C-PlaNeT NTE 3 12/04 - 15/04 online event

We are happy to announce the third Network Training Event. From April 12th till April 15th, the third NTE of the MSCA ITN C-PlaNeT project takes place through online meetings.

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, it is impossible to have a face-to-face Network Training Event 3 in Ghent, Belgium as planned. With this agenda, we hope to provide a workable alternative.

The theme of the event is “Design for Circularity”and we would like to highlight the importance of rethinking materials, products, end-of-life strategies and business models at the design phase for setting a holistic vision for the circularity of plastics.

The programme is full of interesting contributions and workshops:

  • Keynote talk from dr. Leyla Acaroglu, sustainability provocateur, systems thinker, 2016 UNEP champion of the earth. Check out her famous TEDx talks:

  • Contributions from C-PlaNeT partners Dow and Fraunhofer IVV

  • Design for Recyclability perspectives from brand-owner P&G and from converter Amcor Flexibles

  • Circularity with chemical recycling by Neste

  • Three microteaching lectures by our very own PhDs

  • Environmental Art

  • Upstream Innovation - circular economy for plastics and the three key strategies for plastic packaging: elimination, reuse and material circulation including additional workshop for our ESRs

  • Last but not least: Social activities! 😊

On the closing day, we are co-organizing together with EU H2020 funded project PolyCE, a workshop on Design of EEE products with recycled plastics.

Detailed agenda

Full programme in .pdf:

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Registration is open, closes April 9th noon CET. Participation is free of charge. The used platform is zoom, links will be provided prior to the meeting.

Registration is required and should be done using the following links (two separate registrations are required):

PS: C-PlaNeT will launch 6-monthly newsletters to keep track of the project progress: register here and receive the first update very soon!



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