Author: Veera

Making ECOLABNET visible

An important task in the project is to communicate about ECOLABNET, making the network visible. This post is an example of such an activity. We would be happy to do it again.PRE- Corona, Team VIA presented the ECOLABNET project externally at a conference in an Intermediary organization “Hedensted Erhverv” in Denmark.At the conference, more than…
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Brand new report on main conclusions about the needs of manufacturing SMEs in relation to eco-innovation

A survey conducted within the ECOLABNET project in the 6 partner countries – Poland, Lithuania, Estonia, Finland, Sweden and Denmark – shows, that the manufacturing SMEs in regard to eco-innovation in general are: highly motivated, already working with eco-innovation or at least considering it making procedures for implementing eco-innovation in their business having focus on…
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A Bio-Based Resin for a Multi-Scale Optical 3D Printing

We have investigated acrylated epoxidized soy bean oil (AESO) based photocurable resins, which were proven to be suitable for both commercially available personal table-top 3D printers and to state-of-the-art ultrafast laser nanolithography dedicated setups. Thus, it covers the range of 5 orders of magnitude in spatial fabrication resolution/accuracy, which by itself is a unique property…
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Companies have different reasons for developing eco-innovation

The importance of ecological aspects has increased in recent years and eco-innovation is often discussed in the context of sustainability. According to the European Commission, “Eco-innovation refers to all forms of innovation – technological and non-technological – that create business opportunities and benefit the environment by preventing or reducing their impact, or by optimising the…
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Packaging trends 2020

Ecolabnet project researchers participated in the leading industrial event in Northern Europe in Helsinki on March 11-12, 2020, called PacTec, FoodTec & PlastExpo Nordic. A total of 2,765 visitors visited the fair over two days. Although the current coronavirus significantly reduced the number of visitors, the fair was very successful and inspiring. Many of the…
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Rapid Prototyping for Industrial Product Development

Today, prototyping is a crucial part of the industrial product development process to remain competitive in the business. A prototype is a physical representation of a whole product or a component of a product that, although limited in some aspects, can be used for testing, design, and evaluation. Prototypes must be quickly and simply producible, easy…
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ECOLABNET project meeting in Poland

On October 27-29, 2019 in Czestochowa, the second working meeting of the ECOLABNET Network of Service Providers for Eco-innovations in Manufacturing SMEs project, implemented as part of the Interreg Baltic Sea Region program, aimed at creating a network of service providers supporting ecological innovations in manufacturing SMEs from the BSR took place. The meeting was…
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Inspiring collaboration at the 7th Baekeland International Symposium

Tarragona, October 15-18, 2019. Kaunas University of Technology representatives attended the 7th International Baekeland Symposium devoted to the strengthening of academic and industrial networks. This conference was an exciting and inspired meeting of the world experts working in the field of thermosets. The latest results from the renowned researchers and industry experts were presented. The…
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Ecolabnet team participated in the international conference Baltic Polymer Symposium 2019

Vilnius, Lithuania, September 18-20, 2019. Ecolabnet team from Kaunas University of Technology participated in the international conference Baltic Polymer Symposium 2019 which is the only scientific event in the Baltic States that brings together professionals from all fields of polymer science: synthesis, processing, recycling, composites, nanotechnologies, etc., to discuss and present their latest scientific and…
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sTARTUp Day 2019, Tartu, Estonia

Ecolabnet was part of a science to business event in Tartu namely sTARTUp Day 2019 In January there was sTARTUp Day business festival in Tartu. It is the is the biggest of its kind in the Baltics. Therefore it gives the best insight on the local startup and business scene. The program gives the oportunity…
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