Cross-border Collaboration – 2 Recycling/Circular Economy

Cross-border Collaboration | Innovate together I Session 2 | Recycling/Circular Economy


On 08/10/20 from 11:00 am to 11:30 am


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The competitiveness clusters Materalia (FR), MecaTech (BE), Skywin (BE) and the Luxembourg Materials & Manufacturing Cluster by Luxinnovation (LU) are joining forces in order to promote technological collaborations between their members.

The objective is to boost the setting up of R&D projects involving large companies, SMEs and RTOs from our respective ecosystems in the Greater Region.

1/ Introduction to European programmes

  • Horizon Europe, Green Deal – Speaker : Sanna Alaranta (NCP, Luxinnovation)

2/ Testimonials on European on-going collaborations

  • Cairn devices (F) – Our experience with small-scale European funding – Speaker : Valentin Pohu (president)
  • GeMMe (B) PlasPLUS “Recycling of high-quality secondary thermoplastics and critical raw materials coming from mixed WEEE and EoL vehicles – Speaker : Philippe Giaro (Senior research Officer)
  • PREDICT, Groupe SNEF (F) – Predictive Technologies for Industrial Assets Lifecyle Extension – Speaker : Florent Barbier (Business manager)

3/ Pitchs / Call for partners

  • CETIC (B) – IT tools to support adoption of circular economy in companies and within their ecosystem – Speaker: Christophe Ponsard (Research, Innovation Exploitation Coordinateur)
  • Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (L) TO BE CONFIRMED


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As an applied research centre in the field of ICT, CETIC's mission is to support economic development by transferring the results of the most innovative research in ICT to companies, particularly SMEs. CETIC helps companies integrate these technological breakthroughs into their products, processes.

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The MecaTech Cluster, a driving force for innovation in mechanical engineering.

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