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NEW_InnoNet: The Near-zero European Waste Innovation Network

Objective

Europe generates around 3 billion tonnes of waste yearly, which is expected to grow further. Despite the introduction of innovative waste and recycling technologies, market uptake varies drastically amongst the 27 Member States.

New-InnoNet is the new stakeholder platform initiative by 12 European consortium members active as entrepreneurs, researchers and policy makers. These recognise that in order to reach a European near zero waste economy, all value chain stakeholders must cooperate, exchange generated knowledge, insights and hands-on experience and enforce changes to the value chain structure together. Previous initiatives were unable to achieve actual, large scale results towards a sustainable growth of the European economy. The reason is that they either focussed on a specific waste area or they lacked the involvement of the competent industries. This project includes various waste value chains which enable exchange of information and technology transfer from one chain to another. In addition, the consortium’s network includes over 2000 relevant industrial stakeholders and several already expressed their interest in this new stakeholder platform, its goals and actions. During the project, key stakeholders will be mobilised to participate in the platform and road mapping workshops, as only an active involvement of industrial organisations will lead to the desired changes in the structure of the value chain. The many letters of support show the consortium's strength in mobilising stakeholders.

NEW_InnoNet’s main objective is to mobilise stakeholders towards building a circular economy by developing and reinforcing solid foundations for building the European Near-Zero Waste Platform through:
1. Set-up and maintain near zero waste stakeholder platform
2. Analyse selected waste streams and develop innovation roadmaps per waste stream
3. Develop an integrated near zero waste strategic research and innovation agenda
4. Stakeholder mobilisation and interaction

Call for proposal

H2020-WASTE-2014-one-stage
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Coordinator

PNO CONSULTANTS BV
Address
Laan Van Zuid Hoorn 15
2289 DC Rijswijk
Netherlands

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Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
EU contribution
€ 201 710

Participants (11)

VAN GANSEWINKEL GROEP BV
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 170 000
Address
Flight Forum 240
5657 DH Eindhoven

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Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
FUNDACION TECNALIA RESEARCH & INNOVATION
Spain
EU contribution
€ 136 250
Address
Parque Cientifico Y Tecnologico De Bizkaia Astondo Bidea Edificio 700
48160 Derio (Bizkaia)

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Research Organisations
TEKNOLOGIAN TUTKIMUSKESKUS VTT OY
Finland
EU contribution
€ 172 125
Address
Tekniikantie 21
02150 Espoo

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Activity type
Research Organisations
STIFTELSEN SINTEF
Norway
EU contribution
€ 132 282,50
Address
Strindveien 4
7034 Trondheim

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Activity type
Research Organisations
IVL SVENSKA MILJOEINSTITUTET AB
Sweden
EU contribution
€ 120 425
Address
Po Box 21060
100 31 Stockholm

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Research Organisations
INSTYTUT EKOLOGII TERENOW UPRZEMYSLOWIONYCH
Poland
EU contribution
€ 129 875
Address
Ulica Kossutha 6
40 844 Katowice

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Activity type
Research Organisations
ARN HOLDING BV
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 140 000
Address
De Entree 258
1101 EE Amsterdam Zuidoost

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Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
PLASTICS RECYCLERS EUROPE
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 56 875
Address
Avenue De Broqueville 12
1150 Bruxelles

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Other
EUROPEAN PLASTICS CONVERTERS
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 77 187,50
Address
Avenue De Cortenbergh 71
1000 Bruxelles

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Activity type
Research Organisations
SOCIEDAD PUBLICA GESTION AMBIENTAL IHOBE S.A.
Spain
EU contribution
€ 52 130
Address
Alameda De Urquijo 36-6
48011 Bilbao

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Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
VLAAMSE INSTELLING VOOR TECHNOLOGISCH ONDERZOEK N.V.
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 104 351,25
Address
Boeretang 200
2400 Mol

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Activity type
Research Organisations