Meet the Speakers: Demonstration of innovative technologies towards a more efficient and sustainable plastic recycling - polynSPIRE

Meet the Speakers: Demonstration of innovative technologies towards a more efficient and sustainable plastic recycling - polynSPIRE

Polymer Comply Europe (PCE) is pleased to announce its next live webinar on the polynSPIRE project “Demonstration of innovative technologies towards a more efficient and sustainable plastic recycling”, organised on behalf of European Plastics Converters (EuPC) and the polynSPIRE project.

The live webinar will take place on the 14th of May 2020 between 11.00 - 12.30 CET and will focus on recycling and redesigning the plastics value chain are essential in reusing plastic waste material and avoiding landfill.

Webinar agenda:

  • Welcome & Introduction
    Marjan Ranogajec, EuPC
  • About CIRCE
    Tatiana Garcia Armingol, CIRCE
  • The polynSPIRE project: goals, challenges and progress
    Tatiana Garcia Armingol,
  • Questions & Answers *
  • Closing


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Meet the speakers:

Dr. Tatiana García-Armingol - CIRCE
Dr. Tatiana García-Armingol - CIRCE

Dr. Tatiana García-Armingol is a Senior Researcher and Director of the Energy and Environment Group of CIRCE Foundation. Moreover, she is a project coordinator for polynSPIRE project. Tatiana is a Chemical Engineer and holds a PhD degree in Engineering from the University of Zaragoza. She has both national and international research and industrial experience, including a research stay in Imperial College of London. She has 14 publications accounting more than 370 citations. Developing her career in the research and innovation field, she has gained very valuable experience by executing, leading and coordinating relevant activities in a broad range of innovative projects. In addition, she has experience in training and teaching activities with a focus on the circular economy and life cycle analysis.


Marjan Ranogajec - EuPC
Marjan Ranogajec - EuPC

Marjan Ranogajec works as a Project Officer with European Plastics Converters (EuPC) and is European Coordinator for MORE platform. Before joining EuPC, he worked as a consultant for public funding pursuits in area of aerospace, renewable energy, paints and coatings, and in academia as a Research Associate on a number of European and national projects in the area of Biotechnology and Public sector analysis. Marjan holds a Master degree in Public Policy from the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, Germany and a Graduate degree in Technology from the University of Novi Sad, Serbia.

Who should attend:

  • Representatives from the plastics value chain
  • Regulatory affairs managers
  • Government regulators
  • Consultants
  • Trade associations
  • Service providers
  • NGOs
  • Academics
polynSPIRE goals

- Enhance plastic recycling
through a higher and more flexible usage of heterogeneous plastic waste.
- More efficient energy usage by reducing energy use up to 68% during chemical recycling.
- Decrease  the utilisation of primary fossil resources at least 32% in the polyamide and polyurethane sectors and reduce landfilling 25% in polyolefin sector.
- Decrease CO2 equivalent emissions in the plastic sector between 30% and 40%.
- Develop an optimisation and upscaling methodology based on life cycle studies.
- Create roadmaps of cross-regional and cross-country strategies for plastic waste management and analyze the EC barriers on waste management.
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* We would like to kindly ask you to send us your professional questions in advance. We will have limited capacity and time to answer the real time questions, however the speaker(s) will be answering the pre-collected and selected questions.
Please submit your questions to Lilla Mezriczky – before 12 May 2020 12.00 CET. 

About Polymer Comply Europe

Polymer Comply Europe (PCE) is a service provider for the plastics industry specialised in EU legislation. Since 1989 we have been closely working with the industry developing an in-depth knowledge and wide experience in EU Regulatory Compliance, Association Management and Projects & Studies.

Due to the increasing complexity of EU legislation, companies can benefit from more legal and technical advice. Companies involved in the plastics industry can get support on how to cope with this burden and our experts can provide you with the best expertise. You will receive informed advice from our best EU experts. For this we decided to develop a pool of EU plastics experts under our service company Polymer Comply Europe, based in Brussels.

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