OPEN INNOVATION LAB IN ALMERIA (SPAIN)

On November 14th, 2019, FIAB organized a conference, Open Innovation Lab, in collaboration with IFAPA

On November 14th, 2019, FIAB organized a conference, Open Innovation Lab, in collaboration with IFAPA, which took place in Almeria in the framework of the REINWASTE project. 

Open Innovation Lab aimed at all companies in the Andalusia primary and industrial horticultural sector, presenting work carried out in the 10 horticultural companies, both at industrial and primary level in terms of identification of inorganic waste and the innovations identified for the reduction or elimination of this waste. 

During the OIL experts and companies discussed the applications and research carried out within the framework of the project, focused on the use of new technologies, new packaging materials and best available practices; all based on the studies carried out in the companies participating in the project. The objective of the work is to help the sector move towards zero inorganic waste.

The session closed with a roundtable  with a very active participation of all the attendees expressing their commitment with environmental sustainability, with the reduction of plastics and the circular economy strategy.