Finland is an interesting country when it comes to textile innovation, especially within cellulosic fibers and chemical recycling. Now you have the opportunity to meet some of the leading Finnish companies working with circularity of textiles; from collection of textile waste in Finland, sorting and especially textile recycling.
Company visits will involve Rester in Paimio, a leading expert in mechanical recycling and the entire process behind it, as well as Aalto University, that has developed Ioncell chemical recycling technology as well as having knowledge within circular value chains and design.
In addition, there will also be a visit to Finland’s leading technological institute VTT Research Center, expert in materials with a “green” profile and circular business models and Business Finland where you will meet even more innovative Finnish textile companies. And much more!
When: d.13. – d.15 September 2023
The project supports you with approx. 475euros to cover your expenses related to the trip.
Sign up for no later than 15th. June