Biovoices MML workshop: Bio-based materials for food packaging: replacing plastics and addressing consumers’ expectations
Biovioces project held a workshop in collaboration with BioBridges, MyPack and GLOPACK; to ease the dialogue among stakeholders to co-create recommendations and possible solutions to boost the adoption of bio-based packaging and create a favourable environment for consumers’ habits change.
Webinar series organised by MyPack in collaboration with GLOPACK and YPACK
MyPack organised a series of successful webinars with two other like-minded EU-funded projects GLOPACK and YPACK, to disseminate together and maximise the impact of their results in different topics:
- Challenges and opportunities of bioplastics for packaging
- The impact of packaging on the environment and how to balance with food waste
- Consumers’ acceptance and perception of sustainable packaging
Over 319 professionals from 32 countries and different stakeholder categories, mainly from scientific community, packaging and food industry, in addition to civil society and international organisations, registered to the three events held online on 28th October, 27th November and 15th December 2020. The participants expressed high interest by engaging an interesting discussion at the end of each webinar.
15th European Bioplastics (EUBP) Conference (Online)
Online, EUBP welcomed over 350 participants from 36 countries. During four days, stakeholders from across the bioplastics value chain, including political decision-makers, producers, brands, academia, and NGOs, discussed moving the industry.
MyPack was showcased at the poster hall. Great interaction with our partner Tetiana Pavlenko, from UHOH, was in the live Q&A section.
13ème édition des Journées Aliments & Santé (JAS) au format
MyPack was present in the ACTIA Europe Workshop.
Christophe Cotillon, Project coordinator, and Patrice Dole, Scientific coordinator, presented “De nouvelles solutions d’emballages plus respectueuses de l’environnement et assurant la qualité nutritionnelle des produits alimentaires”.
LCA Food 2020, virtually from Berlin (Germany)
It was an opportunity to illustrate the work that 2B is carrying out within the Horizon 2020 MyPack project. Leo Breedveld’s presentation, “Under- or over-packaging: a key question in the food waste debate?”, in Session 4: Food Waste models and prevention actions with live discussion, dealt with the development of guidelines for sustainable packaging solutions that optimize packaging and reduce food waste.
GLOPACK monthly Skype call (online)
GLOPACK H2020 invited us to share with their partners our research objectives and achievement.
“The use of bioplastics in the organic industry” Workshop (Nuremberg, Germany)
Novamont partner, in collaboration with IFOAM EU organised a workshop on the possibilities to use biodegradable and compostable plastics in the organic sector, where C. Cotillon (MYPACK coordinator) presented MyPack project and the updated state of the art of the development of compostable packaging.
BIOFACH Fair (Nuremberg, Germany)
Novamont partner-hosted MyPack project at its booth. During the fair show, it was possible to organise a meeting among partners, give specific information on the project as well as to meet interesting industries and stakeholders.
Organic innovation days (Brussels, Belgium)
On the 4th December, Sara Guerrini, from NOVAMONT, will present MyPack project in TP Organics’s Innovation Days 2019 in Brussels.
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