Help the Planet | Markina-Xemein, 29-30th May 2019

CircularSeas Kick-off meeting

Over 15  experts from CircularSeas gathered in Markina-Xemein (Spain) for kick of meeting to  present the objectives, aims of CircularSeas and discuss synergies between  the  partners.

LEARTIKER (LP) make a overall project presentation, presenting the background and some key data of the project. It was reminded that CIRCULARSEAS was presented to the Atlantic Area Programme´s priority axis nº2 and under the Specific Objective 2.2 named “Fostering green growth, eco-innovation and environmental efficiency”.

A brief presentation of the different entities involved in the project was made, reminding the main differences between Project Partners and Associated Partners ( Leartiker S. Coop, Universidad de Vigo, Azaro Fundazioa, Université de La Rochelle, Cork Institute of Technology, University of Plymouth, Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, Communauté d’Aglomération de La Rochelle).

The meeting also included a visit of LEARTIKER FOOD & POLYMEER facilities (main labs and testing rooms) is directed by Naia ANDONEGI (Director of the Food´s Department) and Jose Javier EGURROLA (Director of the Polymer´s Department). Both introduce LEARTIKER and answer the different kind of questions brought up by the Partnership members during the visit.