The workshop has been organized by the Biobased Materials Division of the European Federation of Biotechnology, and has the participation of Susplast as a co-organizing entity.


The event is titled: “Sustainable plastics & EU-policies: Challenges & opportunities for industry and academia” and will take place on October 24, 2023. During the course of the event, which will be divided into two sessions, researchers will participate and relevant researchers in the industry.

The program for the day is detailed below:

Opening of the program – Georg M. Guebitz, BOKU Vienna, Austria.

  • FIRST SESSION: “Concern, Challenges & Opportunities”

Chair: Auxiliadora Prieto, CIB/CSIC, (SusPlast coordinator) Spain

Irene Mora Plastics Europe, Belgium

JohnMcGeehan Independent Consultant -Plastics recycling and redesign, UK

Mikael Muegge RTDS Group, EU Project SUSFERT, Austria

  • SECOND SESSION: “Industries facing the legal framework“

Chair:  Lucia GardossiUniv. Trieste, Italy

Chloe Johnson EU-CBE -Circular Bio-based Europe, Belgium

Lara Dammer Nova Institut, Germany

Hasso von Pogrell European Bioplastics e.V., Germany

Erica Nuñez The OceanFoundation, USA


Manfred Zinn HES-SO Valais, Sion, Switzerland



You can participate for free if you are a student or member of the academy

-Non-academic participants and companies: €50 (50% discount for more participants)

-Industry: €300 (any additional participant free)

Link to register: Press here

Link to the program:: Press here

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