On April 19th and 20th the VEHICLE partners gathered in Northern Italy for the final Consortium Meeting prior to the project's end at April 30th, 2023. The 2-day meeting was hosted by the Novamont team in their headquarters and R&D Center in Novara, Italy. Partners from the Netherlands (Avantium, Coordinator of VEHICLE), Spain (UVic/BETA), Estonia (Fibenol) and Finland (Kemira, MetGen and Spinverse). Representatives from Sweden (Ecohelix) joined the meeting virtually making all the VEHICLE partners present in the Consortium Meeting.
The two-day meeting included presentations and workshops on various topics related to the finalization of the project incl. documenting its key results and impacts, and preparing for the final reporting of the project. The partners also discussed additional possibilities for future collaboration on topics related to the work carried out during VEHICLE.
Daniele Turati, R&D manager at Novamont, gave an extensive tour of Novamont's R&D Center for the VEHICLE partners higlighting the various research and development activites carried out at Novamont's Novara site for bioplastics development, among other key research and development areas.
Below are some selected images from the two-day meeting - special thanks to our hosts at Novamont for organizing a highly enjoyable, informative and most of all productive meeting!