Creating Value from Marine Plastic Waste

Date:   24th March 2017

Location:   Utrecht, Netherlands

Circular Ocean Partners NTNU have joined with Utrecht University to host a seminar entitled “Creating Value from Marine Plastic Waste” on Friday 24th March in Utrecht.

Preliminary Program

09.00 Welcome by dr. Walter Vermeulen, University of Utrecht – University of Utrecht and its work on circular economy
The SISVI project and The Norwegian Centre for Sustainable Business Models – by Annik Magerholm Fet, Professor and Vice-Rector at NTNU
Developing a new business model – by Runar Stenerud, Plasto AS – Adopting marine plastic waste as a resource
Story of the Ocean Cleanup – by Norbert Fraunholcz, The Ocean Cleanup – Recycling strategies for the marine plastic waste
The Circular Ocean Project – by Dina Aspen
11.45 – 13.00  Lunch
How Interface developed a circular business model – Experiences and the road ahead
Workshop on how to develop new projects through academia-industry collaborations
– Funding opportunities in the EU system and the Norwegian system
– Ideas based on the Circular Ocean project, by Dina M. Aspen
– Strategic considerations by Annik Magerholm Fet
16.00 Finish


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Contact: Jon Halfdanarson, tel: 482 17 812 or email: