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Bioeconomy Workshop: Circularity in the textile industry

We all have them, wear them and from time to time, or on a very regular basis, buy new ones. Clothes. Since this is a topic concerning each and everyone of us, we are happy to invite you to the Workshop of the ScanBalt Bioeconomy Working Group, which will take place on the 19th of March 2021 from 10:00 to 12:30.

The workshop will focus on circularity in the textile (health) industry. We have again been able to attract very exciting speakers.

Among other things, we want to shed light on which best practices already exist on the topic of circular (bio)economy in the textile industry and what we can learn from them for the creation of corresponding business models and product development.

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Time Title Name, Organisation, Country
10:00 - 10:05 Welcome Gudrun Mernitz & Christian Theel, ScanBalt, Germany
10:05 - 10:35 Best practice: Circular Bioeconomy in textile health industry Daniel Schönfelder, Allegro Natur Health Care GmbH, Germany
10:35 - 10:50 Pitches Fachagentur Nachwachsende Rohstoffe (FNR), Germany / Tartu Technology Park, Estonia / CasZyme, Lithuania
10:50 - 11:10 Bioboard – how to become part of, functionalities Riikka Kumpulainen, JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Finland
11:10 - 11:30 Product Development – Approach of BioBIGG project Thomas Prade, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SLU, Sweden
11:30 - 11:50 Product Development – Practical recycling approach of a textile company Ann Runnel, Reverse Resources, Estonia
11:50 - 12:10 Balancing environment and customer needs in development of radiation protection products Fredrik Gellerstedt, Texray AB, Sweden
12:10 - 12:20 Overarching Discussion all
12:25 - 12:30 How to proceed / next steps Gudrun Mernitz / Christian Theel, ScanBalt, Germany