Workshop "Circularity for Alternative Raw Materials"

Abreu Faro auditorium, Instituto Superior Técnico, Alameda campus |

APIP – Associação Portuguesa da Indústria de Plásticos and Instituto Superior Técnico hereby invite you to participate in the Workshop "Circularity for Alternative Raw Materials", as part of the R&DT Mobilizing Project Better Plastics: Plastics in a Circular Economy, which will take place on the 29th of May, starting at 9:45 am, in the Abreu Faro auditorium of the Instituto Superior Técnico, in Lisbon.

Participation is free, but subject to registration, which can be done here:

Workshop program:

09:15 | registration

09:45 | Opening

09:55 | Bruno Silva - Better Plastics Project: Framework

10:15 ! FCT-UNL – Cristiana Torres, "From grape waste to mcl-PHA"

10:35 | PIEP – Renato Reis, "Valuation of lignin to produce green carbon fiber"

10:55 | IST – Rui Galhano dos Santos, – "Renewable raw materials for the production of more sustainable polymers"

11:15 | coffee break

11:45 | Panel "Promoting sustainability through circular economy: For a greener future"

12:45 | closure

13:00 | Lunch


The BETTER PLASTICS Project: Plastics in a Circular Economy, is an initiative of APIP – Associação Portuguesa da Indústria de Plásticos, which has the company VIZELPAS as leader of the Consortium, and constitutes a strategic project that reinforces research, technological development and innovation in the plastics sector towards an economy that seeks to be increasingly circular. Please note that this project is co-financed by COMPETE 2020, Portugal 2020 and the European Union, through the European Regional Development Fund. It brings together practically the entire value chain at national level, in a total of 25 entities, including technology centers and universities.

We count on your presence!