TERRIFIC: new European flagship project coordinated by Novamont kicks off

  monday 10th june 2024


TERRIFIC: new European flagship project coordinated by Novamont kicks off

On 5 and 6 June, at the Novamont Headquarters and Research Center in Novara, the kick-off meeting was held for the European flagship project TERRIFIC, "NexT genERation circulaR bIo-based Flagship packagIng: a catalyst for the green transition".  

The TERRIFIC project, coordinated by Novamont, aims to demonstrate and develop eight innovative solutions for the packaging sector, using renewable raw materials in a circular perspective.   

The multidisciplinary consortium is made up of 19 European partners, including 4 SMEs, from Italy, Spain, Belgium, Switzerland, Sweden, Germany, Portugal, Luxembourg and the Czech Republic.  

Specifically, the consortium consists of
Instituto Tecnologico Del Embalaje, Transporte Y Logistica   
Sioen Industries Nv   
Centre Scientifique & Technique Del'industrie Textile Belge Asbl 
Cellmat Technologies  
Fundacion Aitiip   
Modelo Continente Hipermercados S.A.   
Mc Shared Services Sa   
Mater-Biotech Spa  
Profectus Films Gmbh   
Lega Nazionale Delle Cooperative E Mutue   
Spring Sustainable Processes And Resources For Innovation And National Growth   
Rottneros Packaging Ab   
Bioeast Hub Cr, Z. U.  Praha 5, Czechia  
Moses Productos Sl  Zaragoza, Spain  
Nuevas Tecnologias Para El Desarrollo De Packaging Y Productos Agroalimentarios Con Componente Plastica Sl  
Saes Getters S.P.A.   
The kick-off meeting provided an opportunity for the consortium members to present and discuss the project activities and to outline future actions. In addition, the partners were able to learn more about Novamont's circular bioeconomy model by visiting the laboratories of the Research and Development Centre at the Novara site. 
TERRIFIC is one of the four flagship projects funded in 2024 by the CBE-JU (Circular bio-based Europe Joint Undertaking), the public-private partnership between the European Union and the Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC), which supports the development of the European bio-based industry. 
For more information, see the press release EUROPEAN BIOBASED SOLUTIONS PROJECT LAUNCHED IN NOVARA.