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).
Circular Economy, Recycling, Leather
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”
Circular Economy, Sustainability, Leather
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.
Circular Economy, Leather
Circular Economy Stakeholder Platform
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.
Kick-off meeting of LIFE16 projects
LIFE byProtVal participated in the kick-off meeting of the LIFE projects approved in the call for 2016.
On 17th and 18th October 2017, the MCE Conference & Business Centre, in Brussels, hosted the kick-off meeting of the LIFE - Environment and efficiency of resources Projects that had been approved in the call for 2016.
During the first day, four parallel sessions discussed technical issues relating to the different projects. LIFE byProtVal participated in the session “Resource Efficiency/Waste 1”.
After the presentation of different projects, representatives of EASME (Executive of the Committee European Agency for small and medium-sized industries) and NEEMO (external monitoring and support to the broadcasting team) made an analysis of each project, indicating their strengths and possible weaknesses, engaging in a discussion on how to deal with them in order to ensure the adequate development of the project and subsequent sustainability, replicability and transferability.
In addition, representatives of the DG-Environment of the European Commission, EASME and NEEMO presented the novelties of the Circular Economy Package, as well as main particularities of the LIFE programme regarding management, dissemination and justification of projects.
Finally, it is worthy to point out that the event allowed to initiate the first networking actions with projects related to LIFE byProtVal.