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Covestro supports Carbon Footprint Challenge 2019

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Covestro is a partner of the global Carbon Footprint Challenge, an international business idea competition supported by leading global companies from different industries such as Bühler, Evonik and Oracle, as well as by nine top European universities Read more

industry

biodegradable and compostable plastics

University of Plymouth

A study by the University of Plymouth, UK, intended to provide insights into the ‘environmental deterioration’ of plastic carrier bags made from different polymer types under littering conditions. Read more

materials

NVC Live Online workshops set to begin Materials Month

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Stakeholders looking to quickly and effectively acquire or extend their knowledge of packaging materials are invited to take part in one or more of the NVC Live Online workshops in May. Read more

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process modelling helps students gain a better understanding of both textbook theories and the real world

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Process Systems Enterprise (PSE), the advanced process modelling company, today launched PATH – the Process systems engineering Academic Teaching Highway Read more

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RoCycle sorts using touch

MIT

Researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) and Yale University have created recycling robots called RoCycle that can sort paper and plastics using touch sensors. Read more

machinery

Ezio Fregnan

Comau

With growing interest and the worldwide push in STEM subjects, robotics and Industry 4.0 generally, eppm asked Comau’s Academy Director Ezio Fregnan about the e.DO Experience initiatives, and what they mean for humans and robotics. Read more

machinery

Reinforcing open innovation between industry and academia: The Covestro-Tongji Innovation Academy.

Covestro

Covestro is further intensifying its co-operation with Tongji University in Shanghai to address the market needs even faster. Read more

industry

Comau Academy's e.DO Experience, a new teaching platform launching this month, aims to provide a new, interactive and creative approach to robot-enhanced learning, using Comau's e.DO robot in schools, museums and businesses. Read more

machinery

KraussMaffei has shown its support for the Engineering Design and Plastics Machinery Department at the University of Duisburg-Essen by providing a new injection moulding machine from the all-electric PX series. Read more

machinery

Sustainability, bioplastics and recycling were the inspiration behind three talented students' work. EPPM caught up with the bright sparks recognised by the SPRA. Read more

industry

Speciality plastics company Solvay arranged a championship for student 3D printers to show their skills, using its filament PEEK. Read more

industry

A little fish struggling to survive in an ocean inundated with plastics pollution is the protagonist in an illustrated story from Waste Free Oceans. Read more

industry

Pan-European plastics debate comes to a close with final ten students awarded in Berlin. Read more

industry

Outstanding academics invited to submit applications for 2018 competition. Read more

industry

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation, together with World's Largest Lesson, has launched a two-part lesson introducing the key facts about the global plastics economy and how innovation could transform it. Read more

industry

Two studies by leading plastics environmental analysts Jenna Jambeck and Roland Geyer have worked out the total amount of plastics every made - and the low proportion recycled. Read more

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Mehnert Harald

EREMA and KraussMaffei Berstorff have hosted technology managers and academics at a live demonstration of innovative recycling technology. Read more

machinery

EDYC group shot

Ege Aylin Altug Kucukoglu

Three talented young speakers from the UK finals for the EPCA and Plastics Europe European Youth Debating Competition are off to Berlin for the European finals. Read more

industry

Borealis

Roland Unger

Borealis is paying it forward by expanding its pioneering STaR venture with the TGM school of technology in Vienna. Read more

industry

Stratasys is at the forefront of exploring the use of additive manufacturing technology in medical. EPPM speaks to Business Manager for Healthcare René Martin about how 3D printing is bringing a real value proposition to medical practitioners. Read more

industry

  • Covestro supports Carbon Footprint Challenge 2019

    via Shutterstock

    Covestro supports Carbon Footprint Challenge 2019

  • NVC Live Online workshops set to begin Materials Month

    via Shutterstock

    NVC Live Online workshops set to begin Materials Month

  • process modelling helps students gain a better understanding of both textbook theories and the real world

    via Shutterstock

    process modelling helps students gain a better understanding of both textbook theories and the real world

    "Process modelling helps students gain a better understanding of both textbook theories and the real world."

  • RoCycle sorts using touch

    MIT

    RoCycle sorts using touch

    RoCycle sorts using touch

  • Since 2017, over 6,000 primary and secondary pupils have attended learning centres featuring e.DO, organised by Comau

    Comau

    Since 2017, over 6,000 primary and secondary pupils have attended learning centres featuring e.DO, organised by Comau

    Since 2017, over 6,000 primary and secondary pupils have attended learning centres featuring e.DO, organised by Comau

  • Ezio Fregnan

    Comau

    Ezio Fregnan

    Ezio Fregnan

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