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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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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OPENMIND, a project to revolutionize surgery

The OPENMIND project, which has involved 9 European partners, has come to an end and presented a new kind of production system for the manufacturing of individualised minimally invasive medical devices fully compatible to MRI technology (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) to open up new perspectives for surgeries and physicians. The added value of the OPENMIND project […]

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