The European Plastics Industry and SPE partner to celebrate the excellence of Plastics

PlasticsEurope, EuPC and the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) decided to launch for the first time the European Plastics Innovation Awards. Different companies will be competing to demonstrate their outstanding and highly innovation progress in field of plastic technology. A jury will be announced soon and will gather experts from academia, politics, industries, NGOs and trade press. They will have to evaluate the different projects presented.

The participants will be able to compete in eight different categories.

The first award "Best Plastics Design” highlights the use of innovation in plastic technology. The "Best Design for end-of life” recognises the importance of the end-of-life of the object; "Intelligent and Smart Plastic” honours the use of electronics in plastic part of a product. "Material Innovation” focuses on the creation of new material. "Hybrid product” award in recognition of new plastics combining different materials achieving new applications; "Best Substitute Product for Enhance sustainability” for the creation of innovative plastics that improve sustainability; "Best Lightweight Innovation”, to award plastics reducing the weight for itself. The last award "New Surfaces for Plastics Parts”,highlights the improvement of visual aspect of tactile properties or functional surface aspects.

All companies that play a role in the value chain of plastics products, from the larger chemical companies to the plastic converting SMEs, without exceptions, can submit their projects until 15 June 2015.

Nomination Form
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