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AEI Tèxtils and the Packaging Cluster promote sustainable packaging in the advanced textile materials sector

The Catalan cluster of advanced textile materials, AEI Tèxtils, together with the Packaging Cluster and the collaboration of LEITAT Technological Center, has started TEXSOSPACK project, co-financed by the Waste Agency of Catalonia in the framework of the program Promotion of Circular Economy. The...
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Catalonia stands as a hub for the promotion of the circular economy

In the last call for grants from the Agència de Residus de Catalunya, to promote the circular economy, the Packaging Cluster managed to draw 7 initiatives out of the 8 proposals The 16 changemakers involved will be in charge of generating good practices that can be replicated in other territories...
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Amsterdam and Madrid host the customizable packaging marketplace, The Pack Finder

The Pack Finder, the first customizable packaging marketplace, exclusively presented the solution that allows brands to find and customize the desired container and packaging in 3 easy steps. It did so at the Free From Functional Food Expo & Health Ingredients fair in Amsterdam, on November 23th...
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The PackFinder launches its customizable packaging marketplace in Amsterdam and Madrid

The cities of Madrid and Amsterdam will witness the official presentation of The Pack Finder, the first Marketplace that connects packaging suppliers with brands with a special focus on sustainable, standard and in-stock packaging. A digital platform where brands can find the packaging they need...
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The consortium of the Safe Smart Food project returns to the face-to-face activity with a meeting in Barcelona

After months of virtual work and remote meetings, the consortium of the European project joined again in Barcelona the week of 19 October, to define future activities to be carried out and to learn about good practices of the host country The five clusters were able to visit the Gastronomic Forum of...
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Furniture Go International: building alliances, opening markets

The project, driven by eight European clusters and funded by the European Commission, will help SMEs to reach new markets through collaboration and innovation. The project will establish a European Strategic Cluster Partnership to intensify cooperation in furniture and related industries, within EU...

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SUMBOX project successfully completed; sustainable packaging for fresh products distribution

SUMBOX is a cardboard box that is recycled into paper and is capable of replacing EPS plastic in the cold chain of fresh products. SUMBOX boxes are already being commercialized and used in the Spanish market. The project, co-financed by the Waste Agency of Catalonia, has demonstrated the technical...
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Industrial symbiosis project, "New plastic product made out of waste from the textile industry", completed

New plastic product made out of waste from the textile industry is the title of an industrial symbiosis project carried out in collaboration between members from the Packaging Cluster and AEI Tèxtils. It had the aim of introducing to the market plastic products made of polypropylene recovered from...
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New activities coming up in the Safe Smart Food project’s frame!

The consortium prepared the annual working plan for this 2021 (and beyond). During the last quarter of 2020, the food and packaging value chains were analysed, and clusters’ strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats were identified. This information forms the basis of a 5-year common...
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Invitation to: Start event cluster ‘Innovatieve coatings’ with keynote speaker Dirk Frimout

31 January 2017 - Fedustria | Poortakkerstraat 96-98 | 9051 St. Denijs-Westrem The Cluster project ‘innovative coatings’ will be launched in January: an IBN (Innovative Business Network) set up by CoRI, Centexbel and Sirris, that is supported by the Flemish Agency Innovation & Entrepreneurship...