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DEMETO: Modular, Scalable and High-Performance De-Polymerisation by Microwave Technology Final Event

Updated: Apr 16, 2021

DEMETO is pleased to announce its final event: Modular, Scalable and High-Performance De-Polymerisation by Microwave Technology, organised on behalf of European Plastics Converters (EuPC) and Polymer Comply Europe (PCE)

The live webinar will take place on the 31st of May 2021 between 10.00 - 13.00 CET and will introduce the success of the DEMETO project, focusing on the latest updates of the Chemical PET & Polyester Recycling.


  • 10:00 – 10:15 Welcome & Introduction Angel Fuentes Mateos, European Commission

  • 10:15 – 10:35 Sustainable Chemical PET & Polyester Recycling: The DEMETO Project Maurizio Crippa, Gr3n

  • 10:35 – 10:55 R&D Investments and Chemical Recycling Mohammad Hayatifar, EuPC

  • 10:55 – 11:15 Modelling of the terephthalic acid - disodium terephthalate - sodium chloride - sodium hydroxide - MonoEthylene Glycol – water system Ioannis V Skiadas, DTU

  • 11:15 – 11:35 A Microwaves Cavity Design and Optimisation for a Homogeneous and Faster Drying Process Inside an Industrial Agitated Nutsche Filter (ANF); A FEM State-Space Thermal Model for Temperatures Estimation Inside a Depolymerisation Reactor Sebastiano Schuetz, Supsi

  • 11:35 – 11:55 Demo Plant Construction from Brown Field Up to the Commissioning Morico Barbara & Manduca Bruno, NextChem

  • 11:55 – 12:15 Closing speech Franco A. Cavadini, Synesis

  • 12:15 – 13:00 Q&A

Moderator: Marjan Ranogajec, EuPC

Participation is free of charge, registration is required.

Who should attend:

  • Representatives from the plastics value chain

  • Regulatory affairs managers

  • Government regulators

  • Consultants

  • Trade associations

  • Service providers

  • NGOs

  • Academics

Register here

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