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23 February 2023

Bio-Mi at the Final Event of the EFFECTIVE project

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Bio-Mi participated at the final event that marked the official closure of the EFFECTIVE project, on 16 February 2023 in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

The final stakeholder event was dedicated to celebrating innovation in sustainability and circularity and was a perfect opportunity to present the outcomes of the project and discuss how we can co-create the future.

The final event was attended by the following distinguished speakers:

  • Hosts:  Jerneja Jug Jerše, EU Commission office Slovenia, & Edi Kraus, Effective project Coordinator 
  • Key-note speaker: Janez Potočnik, Ph.D., European Commissioner for  Environment 2009‒2014, partner at Sistemiq (virtual presence)

Representatives of the Effective consortium and EU:

  • Mr. Giulio Bonazzi, Chairman and CEO of Aquafil 
  • Ms. Pilar Llorente, Circular Bio-based Europe JU

The results of Effective and their potential was discussed by representatives of the Ministry of Economic Development and Technology, Climate-KIC, SPIRIT Business Slovenia, and Novamont as the EFFECTIVE project partner.

The project was a collaboration of 12 companies, spanning the whole value chain, and organizations that produce bio-based fibres and plastics for large consumer products by using renewable feedstocks and innovative technologies.  The main purpose of the final event was to present key activities and results of the Effective project, proving the possibility to produce innovative biobased materials that can potentially be commercialized in the future.



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This project has received funding from the Bio Based Industries Joint Undertaking (JU) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 792195. The JU received support from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme and the Bio Based Industries Consortium uses 'cookies' to give you a better user experience and track your visit statistics. By clicking 'I agree,' you allow us to set cookies on your computer.
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