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The European Circular Economy Stakeholder Platform website has been launched! Here, you can access and share good practice, and help make the Circular Economy a reality.

CONAMA 2018

LIFE byProtVal participated in the National Environment Congress that was held in Madrid on November 28th and 29th, 2018.

The National Congress on Environment (CONAMA) is an essential meeting for environmental networking, knowledge and experiences sharing and the creation of collaborative networks between the different Spanish and Ibero-American stakeholders that work in sustainable development. The aim of its 14th edition, which had more than 8,700 visitors, was to promote the meeting of the challenges that commit Spain within the framework of the UN 2030 Agenda and the EU's objectives for 2020, 2030 and 2050. Not in vain, the motto of the 2018 edition was "Approaching 20.30".

The LIFE project byProtVal was presented by means of the technical communication entitled "Synergies between agri-food and industrial sectors: Promoting the Circular Economy".

CONAMA Local Valencia 2017

LIFE byPRotVal was presented at the 2017 edition of CONAMA Local that was held in Valencia on 27th to 29th November.

Conama Local Valencia 2017 is a forum of discussion and work among professionals and stakeholders, with the overall objective of aligning local policies with the goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Ageemento climate change.

The event is aimed at a specialized audience, which include: institutional representatives of national, regional and organizations; entrepreneurs; representatives of companies; leaders of organizations of civil society, teaching and research staff and journalists.

The LIFE project byProtVal was presented by technical communication entitled ”Circular Economy and sustainability in the leathers of future”

ECOFIRA 2017

LIFE byProtVal was presented in the 2017 edition of ECOFIRA that was held in Valencia on 28th to 30th November.

ECOFIRA is the international trade fair for environmental solutions and energies, the meeting point where companies and public bodies present the latest advances in efficient environmental management. With 14 editions held, the event has established itself as a reference for professionals and companies in the sector, not only for its commercial offer, but also for its character as a forum for debate and knowledge.

At the conference entitled “A boost to the Circular Economy in the Footwear”, that was presented by INESCOP’s staff within the Forum on Circular Economy, LIFE byProtVal was presented as an opportunity for the tanning and footwear industries to incorporate products and solutions base don the Circular Economy.

Besides byProtVal dissemination material was exhibited at INESCOP’s area within the booth  of REDIT (the Network of Institutes of Technology in the Valencia Region).

In-key to innovation business meetings

LIFE byProtVal was presented at the "In-key to innovation business meetings" that were held in Villena on 20th to 24th November.

Organized by the Department of Economic Development of Villena (Alicante), these meetings, framed in the Award "City of Science and Innovation" granted by the Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness, are intended to be a boost to the incorporation of Innovation in the economic sectors of the city.

The event was attended by representatives of the local business community, as well as local and regional institutions and technology centers specialized in the different industrial sectors of interest.

Within the paper "Circular economy in footwear & sustainable technologies", the LIFE project byProtVal was presented an opportunity for the sectors of tanning and footwear to incorporate products and technological solutions based on the Circular Economy.

In addition, the dissemination material of the project was available to attendees in the exhibition area of the event.

Sardinia Symposium 2017

LIFE byProtVal launching was announced at the LIFE Programme Workshop that was held on 2nd October 2017 in Sardinia, in the framework of the 16th International Waste Management & Landfill Symposium.

The International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium is a biennial event that has become the Reference Forum in the field of Waste Management for the international community, where state of the art concepts, strategies and technologies are presented and experiences shared by leading scientists, administrators and practitioners. In its 16th edition (Sardinia2017), held on 2nd to 6th October 2017, the Symposium was structured in eight parallel tracks, a poster session and an exhibition area where the LIFE Programme had a space.

On 2nd October, sessions F1 and F2 were devoted to the LIFE Programme. Financing opportunities and main results of eight financed projects were presented at such sessions. Here, we had the opportunity of present the newly started LIFE byProtVal.

Besides, dissemination material of LIFE byProtVal was exhibited during the whole Symposium at the LIFE Programme booth.

Technical innovations in tanning

LIFE byProtVal project was presented at the Workshop "Technical innovations in tanning" that was held in Valencia on 29 November 2017

The Valencia Business Confederation (CEV) held the workshop "Technical innovations in tanning", in which technicians and industry experts were informed on the latest available novelties in tanning of hides and skins.

In the communication entitled "Circular economy and sustainable tanning", LIFE byProtVal project was presented as an opportunity for the tanning sector to incorporate technological products and solutions based on the Circular Economy.

52 participants, of whom over 40 were technicians of the tanning sector, attended this Workshop which, in addition, counted with the participation of the certifying body Leather Working Group.

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