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OECD Delegation learns about MERLIN

On 27 April 2022, a delegation of the OECD visited ITENE´s facilities and MERLIN’s Project Coordinator, José Luis Diéguez, accurately explained the work performed under the MERLIN project. On a tour of ITENE’s laboratories and pilot plants, the OECD delegation - OCDE headed by Claire Charbit, Head of the Territorial Dialogues and Migration Unit at

2022-05-02T10:38:50+00:00May 2nd, 2022|

IRIS in MERLIN

MERLIN aims to create promising technologies and processes to improve the sorting, delamination and recycling of rigid and flexible multi-layer plastic packaging waste, from post-consumer and post-industrial sources, to obtain new high-performance packaging solutions for the food packaging industry and move towards a more circular economy. To this end, IRIS is working on two main

2022-04-27T08:03:03+00:00April 27th, 2022|

ITENE is working on the development of a new delamination process for multilayer flexible packaging in the MERLIN project

The project, funded by the Horizon 2020 programme and coordinated by the research centre, brings together 14 partners with a common goal: the development of disruptive processes for the sorting, delamination and recycling of multilayer rigid and flexible plastic packaging. The ITENE research centre is working on the development of new delamination processes that allow

2022-03-23T08:47:25+00:00March 22nd, 2022|

MERLIN introduced to His Majesty the King of Spain Felipe VI

On 22 February 2022, His Majesty the King of Spain Felipe VI has visited the technological centre ITENE, where he has known first-hand "the good work" that the institute carries out and has recognized its "commitment to R&D&I" as "a magnificent exponent of innovation and progress of the Valencian Community", as the monarch has highlighted

2022-02-23T11:10:21+00:00February 23rd, 2022|

MERLIN Stakeholders Questionnaire

As one of the first steps to effectively engaging different stakeholders, the CSCP developed a questionnaire to gauge the opportunities and barriers facing different actors in the multi-layer packaging plastic waste value chain. The questionnaire is intended to help create a comprehensive view of the value chain and its key stakeholders. This will in turn

2022-01-31T15:15:45+00:00December 10th, 2021|

MERLIN: Increasing the quality and rate of MultilayER packaging recycLINg waste

Coordinated by the Spanish research centre ITENE, MERLIN is the Horizon 2020 project focused on the development of disruptive processes for the sorting, delamination and recycling of rigid and flexible multi-layer plastic packaging. Officially started on June 1st 2021, MERLIN project has put together 14 partners (sorting technology providers, recyclers, research centres, social innovation experts

2022-01-31T15:16:13+00:00December 9th, 2021|

MERLIN : Cluster Meeting of European projects contributing to the EU Plastic Strategy

On the 30th of September 2021, MERLIN, the new Horizon 2020 project, participated to the Cluster Meeting of European projects contributing to the EU Plastic Strategy, organized by the European Research Executive Agency (REA). The meeting, which took place in a completely virtual mode, presented a dozen European projects that aim to transform the way plastic

2021-11-29T12:45:47+00:00October 1st, 2021|

MERLIN: Unique solution to increase the quality and rate of recycled multi-layer packaging waste

Coordinated by the research centre ITENE, this new Horizon 2020 project gathers 14 European partners with a common objective: the development of disruptive processes for the sorting, delamination and recycling of rigid and flexible multi-layer plastic packaging. A synergic solution to increase the quality and rate of recycled multi-layer packaging waste will be developed by

2021-11-29T12:54:10+00:00July 21st, 2021|

MERLIN : Kick Off Meeting

Circular economy, sustainable and eco-design, chemical recycling, together toward new routes for multi-layer packaging waste, or simply, MERLIN. Officially started on June 1st 2021, MERLIN has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under the Grant Agreement No 101003883, with an allocated budget of € 4.926.225. Coordinated by the Spanish

2021-12-03T11:27:31+00:00July 2nd, 2021|

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