CIMPA workshop on the circularity of plastic films will take place in Brussels on 2 Nov 2022

CIMPA workshop “Innovative solutions for the circularity of plastic films” 2.6Mt of multilayers films waste are incinerated or landfilled every year due to a lack of sorting and recycling solutions. Consequently, more than 3B€ multilayer plastic films value is lost to the economy every year. CIMPA is a research project supported by the European Commission […]

CIMPA organizes its first Value Chain workshop on business modeling

CIMPA organizes its first Value Chain workshop The first Value Chain workshop on “business modeling” took place on 8 September at Maison de la Poste (Tour&Taxis), inBrussels, and gathered around 20 participants representing different actors of the plastic industry value chain, from film manufacturers to plastic recyclers as well as representatives of policy and civil […]

Celebrating the first anniversary ot the project with international events

Celebrating the first anniversary ot the project with international events On the occasion of the first anniversary of the project, CIMPA has been presented in several events in june: ERC in Madrid, PRSE in Amsterdam and IndTech2022 in Grenoble.  European Recycling Conference (ERC) in Madrid A dedicated session about CIMPA project took place during the […]

Fast and eficient sorting for multilayer films

Fast and efficient sorting for multilayers The Pellenc ST company, leader of the Work package 2 in CIMPA project, is a French manufacturer of intelligent and connected sorting machines for the recycling value chain. With an increasing turnover of 52M€ in 2021 and 250 employees, it is a key actor that enhances innovation, and brings industrial […]

Technical requirements from waste management and recycling organisations

Technical requirements from waste management and recycling organisations CIMPA’s members worked on a questionnaire to collect data from waste management and recycling organisations. These data aimed to address technical requirements for waste films packaging sorting and recycling (mechanical recycling and other technologies). Data has been collected during the last quarter of 2021. For the sorting […]

CIMPA partners travel to Valencia for the 2nd General Assembly

CIMPA partners travel to Valencia for the second General Assembly, hosted by AIMPLAS The international consortium of CIMPA met in Valencia (Spain) for the second General Assembly of the project. The meeting, hosted by AIMPLAS, took place on the 1st and 2nd June and gathered 27 participants from the 13 different organizations taking part in […]

CIMPA partners gathered at IPC Oyonnax (France)

CIMPA partners finally came together for the first face-to-face technical meeting at IPC in Oyonnax (France) On 10 and 11 March, partners had the opportunity to present and discuss the technologies developed within CIMPA project, physical recycling, decontamination process and LCA scope. Moreover, different workshops were hold in parallel with small groups on three topics: […]

Systemic transition to the circularity of multi-layer films

Systemic transition to the circularity of multi-layer films The first work package of CIMPA project named “Systemic transition to the circularity of multi-layer films” aims at defining the right path for multilayer films to become recyclable. To do so, our work is to establish the requirements, through the value chain, that a multilayer film needs […]

Spreading the word 2022

Spreading the world Promoting CIMPA project and explaining its objectives and results are key components of this H2020 project. CIMPA partners have begun 2022 participating in different workshops and fairs. What research topics should be funded by the EU to accelerate the green transition ? jesuisEUcolo is a citizen lab in France organised by ACI […]

Spreading the word 2021

Spreading the word 2021 Since the begginning of the project, CIMPA partners have been introducing CIMPA project, its objectives and expected impacts at relevants events and fairs such as pollutec in France and ecomondo in Italy. Cluster meeting on projects contributing to EU Plastics Strategy – a great initiative to promote clustering and maximise synergies […]