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Skymark’s project CLIPP+ awarded with Horizon 2020 Funding

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Skymark’s project CLIPP+ awarded with Horizon 2020 Funding

November 02
16:09 2015

clipp+ meetingCoordinated by Skymark (www.skymark.co.uk), the European project CLIPP+, wich is a continuation of CLIPP (FP7-SME-2010-1-261977), will receive funding under the Horizon 2020 EU programme.  CLIPP + aims to introduce into the market cost-competitive environmentally friendly recycled polyolefin films to be reused in non-food film packaging  through an innovative technology based on a previous EU project CLIPP (www.clipp-project.eu).  The original project demonstrated the effectiveness of sc-CO2 technology to remove the contaminants and unpleasant smells associated with this type of printed recycled plastic materials.

The projected kicked-off in July this year following a meeting at AIMPLAS in Valencia (Spain). AIMPLAS has a broad expertise in the fields of extrusion technology, polymers, biopolymers and renewable source materials, nanocomposites, and biotechnological processes.

The project has received funding from the European Union‘s Horizon 2020 research, and innovation programme, as an SME Instrument, under Grant Agreement n° 673663.

About AIMPLAS

AIMPLAS, the Plastics Technology Centre is located in Valencia, Spain and is registered at the Register of Technological Centres of the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness. The institute is member of FEDIT (Spanish Federation of Innovation and Technology Entities) and REDIT (Network of Technological Institutes of the Valencia Region).

AIMPLAS is a non-profit research association with the object to operate as a technological partner for enterprises from the plastics industry and thus offering them integral and customized solutions by coordinating research, development and innovation projects as well as technology services (analysis and testing, technical assistance, training as well as competitive and strategic intelligence).

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