‘How KET technologies will revolutionize the packaging world’, a topic on PICK&PACK 2020

  The packaging industry and intralogistics are evolving at an extraordinary speed because of the emergence of the Industry 4.0 revolution to assume new challenges. Barcelona, as one of the most cosmopolitan and innovative European capitals in the sector, celebrated from 12th to 14th February in the CCIB the PICK&PACK exhibition, that held the European […]

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Multicycle ‘Circular Future of Plastics’ stakeholders’ event in Fraunhofer IVV on 26th February

Plastic is a key material used in the industrial sector but only 32% of plastic waste is currently recycled. This fact demonstrates the need for improving technologies, practices and systems towards the creation of true circularity and resource efficiency.  To this purpose, some of the main actors* of the Multicycle project will meet at the […]

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Emerging active packaging solution for food preservation

  In recent years, the major driving forces for innovation in food packaging technology have been the increase in consumer demand for minimally processed foods and stricter requirements regarding consumer health and safety. As a result of these inputs, a new mode of packaging in which the package, the product, and the environment interact to […]

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Ecobulk M30 meeting at Pozzuoli

  From 11th to 12th December our Ecobulk project team formed by Marta Jurado, Simona Neri, David Nettleton, and Cristina Fernández, attended the Ecobulk M30 meeting at Pozzuoli, Italy, presenting the Quality Assurance System (QAS) developed for the WP6 of the project. The Ecobulk’s software systems are envisioned as a platform which provides the circular economy […]

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The first MultiCycle project newsletter is already here!!

Welcome to the first annual MultiCycle project newsletter!!!   MultiCycle is delivering an industrial recycling pilot plant for thermoplastic-based multi-materials, demonstrating the shift to a circular economic model in multilayer packaging / flexible films and fibre-reinforced thermoplastic composites in the automotive sector, as indicators of potential in many other segments.   MultiCycle project coordinators are […]

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IRIS Technology attends to the Ecomondo trade fair

  From November 5th to 8th, the Ecomondo trade fair is held in Rimini Exhibition Centre in Italy, the most important event in Europe on the new models of the circular economy. More than 98,000 square meters dedicated to technologies, trends, updates and opportunities related to the application of the circular economy, where more than 80,000 visitors, more […]

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Dissemination day in Sunne on the 26th September of PulpAcktion

  On September 26th a part of the PULPACKTION team gathered at Rottneros Packaging in Sunne for a get-together and review of the project status. The project aims to develop a cellulose-based packaging solution able to compete with current fossil-based packaging systems. PULPACKTION will develop fully bio-based packaging materials with a high percentage of cellulose for food […]

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Emerging circular biobased barrier solutions

  Multilayer plastic packaging films are commonly used to pack sensitive food products. Their share on the packaging market is increasing as they enable light-weighting and increase resource efficiency in their primary use in comparison to rigid packaging, but they are currently not recyclable. Indeed, high purity fractions are needed for reprocessing and the vast […]

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Rossini’s recent advances in the perception layer for collaborative robot control

  The Rossini project aims to develop a collaborative robot platform, with human safety and work quality as a priority. Making it possible for robots to work in proximity to human operators in overlapping space requires solving and guaranteeing a lot of safety measures. Traditionally, industrial robots must be confined in restricted areas away from […]

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Application of power ultrasound in the food processing industry

Food processing is constantly evolving due to different challenges and changes in the preferences and needs of consumers. These changes respond to the need to produce healthy, sustainable, safe, additive-free and better-quality food. In reaction to this demand, the intensification of food processes has emerged and has become an area of growing interest within the […]

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