The MANDALA project is a BBI JU funded project which presents a sustainable solution for the plastic packaging sector, focusing on 3 fundamental pillars: eco-design, adhesives with double functionality and end of life, with the aim of finding a sustainable and effective solution for multilayer packaging in the medium term, bringing them finally into Circular Economy.
The MANDALA for students Info Day will be presented in a free webinar format and will be held on 17th February 2021.
It is an unprecedented opportunity for students to boost their knowledge about the main European programs in the Bioeconomy field (BBI JU), mingle with highly reputed scientists and innovative companies in the field of sustainable packaging. During the event, MANDALA‘s main challenges, objectives and the key role of innovative functional adhesives and delamination and recycling technology will be explained in detail. In addition, the webinar will held a dedicated space for presenting the analysis of the Plastic Future Trends that we are sure it will be of your complete interest!
09:00 – General Introduction – María Díaz Navarro, MANDALA C&D Manager and Head of the EU Department at FOOD+i
09:05 – What is the Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking? – Pilar Llorente, Project Officer at BBI JU
09:15 – Mandala Project Overview – Marta Redrado, MANDALA Project Coordinator and Project Manager at Aitiip
09:25 – New adhesives with dual functionality – Dr. Horacio J. Salavagione, Scientist at CSIC
09:35 – Delamination & Recycling – Liuba Domínguez, Ph.D Chemical Engineering at CADEL DEINKING
09:50 – Plastic future trends – Carolina Peñalva , Head of Food Packaging Department at Aitiip
10:05 – Q&A Session – Olga de Blas, Project Manager at FOOD+i
10:20 – Closing remarks – Olga de Blas, Project Manager at FOOD+i
Wednesday 17th de February – 9:00-10:30h (Online Webinar)
Limited seats for this event, so hurry up and book your spot here!
MANDALA project team will get in contact with you shortly to provide you with the next steps.