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DEMETO: Modular, Scalable and High-Performance De-Polymerisation by Microwave Technology – Final Event – Virtual Conference

DEMETO: Modular, Scalable and High-Performance De-Polymerisation by Microwave Technology – Final Event – Virtual Conference

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DEMETO is pleased to announce its final event: Modular, Scalable and High-Performance De-Polymerisation by Microwave Technology, organised on behalf of European Plastics Converters (EuPC) and Polymer Comply Europe (PCE)

The live webinar will take place on the 31st of May 2021 between 10.00 - 13.00 CET and will introduce the success of the DEMETO project, focusing on the latest updates of the Chemical PET & Polyester Recycling.  

Agenda

  • 10:00 – 10:15  Welcome & Introduction
    Angel Fuentes Mateos, European Commission
  • 10:15 – 10:35 Sustainable Chemical PET & Polyester Recycling: The DEMETO Project
    Maurizio Crippa, Gr3n
  • 10:35 – 10:55 R&D Investments and Chemical Recycling 
    Mohammad Hayatifar, EuPC
  • 10:55 – 11:15 Towards modelling the DEMETO chemical process
    Amirali Rezazadeh & Ioannis V Skiadas, DTU
  • 11:15 – 11:35  A Microwaves Cavity Design and Optimisation for a Homogeneous and Faster Drying Process Inside an Industrial Agitated Nutsche Filter (ANF); A FEM State-Space Thermal Model for Temperatures Estimation Inside a Depolymerisation Reactor
    Sebastiano Schuetz, Supsi
  • 11:35 – 11:55  Demo Plant Construction from Brown Field Up to the Commissioning
    Morico Barbara & Manduca Bruno, NextChem
  • 11:55 – 12:15  Closing speech
    Franco A. Cavadini, Synesis
  • 12:15 – 13:00 Q&A

Moderator: Marjan Ranogajec, EuPC

Participation

Participation is free of charge, registration is required.

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Who should attend:

  • Representatives from the plastics value chain
  • Regulatory affairs managers
  • Government regulators
  • Consultants
  • Trade associations
  • Service providers
  • NGOs
  • Academics
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DEMETO is a revolutionary new way to chemically recycle PET in a highly profitable and environmentally sustainable way. DEMETO will enable the chemical de-polymerization of PET at industrial scale thanks to its microwave-based process intensification.
DEMETO is a European Project and has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme. The 13 partners that form the DEMETO consortium are from all over Europe and share the common vision that DEMETO will help to create a more sustainable world. 
More info: https://www.demeto.eu
The project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement no 768573. Call identifier: H2020 – SPIRE-09-2017
The project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement no 768573. Call identifier: H2020 – SPIRE-09-2017
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About DEMETO

The project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement no 768573.
Call identifier: H2020 – SPIRE-09-2017 
Project Start Date: 1st of September 2017

The value chain of PET is quite complex. It consists of several steps that are linked in cross-sectorial interactions involving multiple companies across the European and worldwide market. It is at the end of that life cycle that DEMETO proposes its innovative technology: the first feasible and sustainable (economically, environmentally and socially) industrial application of chemical treatment for reuse of PET/Polyester waste streams. Thanks to a process intensifying approach based on innovative usage of microwave radiations, DEMETO’s recycling technology will provide an indefinite life to PET, allowing to come back to its composing elements (Ethylene Glycol, EG, and Terephtalic Acid, PTA) without degrading the materials and, consequently, paving the way for a disruptive, large-scale circular economy for plastic products.

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