MERLIN on the European Circular Economy Stakeholder Platform

MERLIN is now officially present, as Good Practice, on the European Circular Economy Stakeholder Platform. A joint initiative by the European Commission and the European Economic and Social Committee, the European Circular Economy Stakeholder Platform is a virtual open space whose aim is to promote the transition to a circular economy by facilitating policy dialogue

2022-06-14T14:44:57+00:00June 14th, 2022|

ROVIMATICA is Working on the Plastic Waste Sorting in the MERLIN Project

ROVIMATICA is currently working on the development of an AI based camera system that can distinguish between rigid and flexible plastic waste. The company is also working on robotic solution to collect the sorted materials from the conveyor line, at the recycling plant. Concerning the visual sorting of the materials, ROVIMATICA is developing an inline

2022-05-24T09:26:53+00:00May 24th, 2022|

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|


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|


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