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BioICEP Consortium Meeting

On September 15, took place the BioICEP Consortium Meeting, where were reviewed the project key achievements to date and the progress towards expected each work package.

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BioICEP was present at the MIX-UP Six Month Meeting. The main idea of MIX-UP (MIXed plastics biodegradation and UPcycling using microbial communities) is to showcase a novel approach to the circularity of the plastic life cycle and therefore addresses

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BioICEP at National Newspaper Jornal de Negócios

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1st International Electronic Conference on Catalysis Sciences

Our friend Dr. Evangelos Topakas, from Biotechnology Laboratory, School of Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece, will be in sessions Charis. in the 1st International Electronic Conference on Catalysis Sciences in 2020 (ECCS 2020) that is hosted online by:

An often-quoted statistic is that catalysts are used in 90% of all chemical products, a reflection of the importance of catalysis in powering a modern society. This includes the role that catalysis plays in the production of fuels, chemical manufacture, fertilizer production, environmental protection and cleanup, pharmaceutical manufacture, sustainable energy, biomass conversion, polymer chemistry, and electrochemistry. ECCS 2020 will present the latest research on the use of catalysts in these critical areas. Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

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AIT Leads Global Effort to Tackle Plastic Pollution and Develop Next Generation Materials in a H2020 project - Horizon 2020 Ireland
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Presidents Report March
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AIT future jobs and skills event to prepare Midlands for the transition to circular economy _ Athlone Institute of Technology
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BioICEP project to develop next-generation materials kicks off - bioplastics MAGAZINE
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Engineers Journal Athlone Institute of Technology leads global effort to tackle plastic pollution and develop next-generation materials
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AIT leads global effort to tackle plastic pollution and develop next-generation materials
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Kick Off meeting

Dates: 10th & 11th Feb 2020
Venue: Athlone Institute of Technology and Radison Blu Hotel Athlone

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 870292.