ECP4, The European Composites, Plastics and Polymer Processing Platform

ECP4, The European Composites, Plastics and Polymer Processing Platform is an industry-driven collaboration that unites members from 13 countries amongst the top-level European research institutions, regional plastic clusters, and EU-level industrial organisations of plastics and composites converters. 

ECP4 brings innovation partners together to identify opportunities for collaborative Research and Development efforts which yield industrial innovation. 

The objectives of the platform are:

  1. To provide networking and collaboration among research institutions and the industry.

  2. To facilitate the access of the European plastics industry to EU research programs, thus enabling SME’s to innovate, gain competitiveness and fulfil sustainable goals.

  3. To communicate on new technologies and their relevance for the plastics converters and the composites industry.

Activities

SRIA

Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda for Plastics 

Info Days

Introduction to European funding programmes for R&D and visits 

EU Projects

Project building session and webinar to discuss project proposals

next meetings & INFO DAYS

  • 19 September 2019: Project Building Session 

  • 12 December 2019: Innovation Ecosystems for Plastics in a Circular Economy (Guimarães, Portugal)

  • 21- 22 April 2020: Annual Conference - Tomas Bata University (Zlin, Czech Republic) 

NEWs

partnerships

Exchanges of ideas for a strong and high added value proposals for EU funded R&D projects

25 MEMBERS

+200 EU projects

+180 m EUR budget

ECP4 members have mobilized all together more than 200 projects supported by the European Commission under FP5, FP6, FP7 and H2020 with an overall total budget of more € 186 million.
 

25 MEMBERS

CONTACT US

ECP4, The European Composites, Plastics and Polymer Processing Platform


Avenue Cortenbergh 71
1000 Brussels
Belgium   

+32 27 39 63 89