The LIFE byProtVal project was presented to representatives of the industry and the Administration in a Day dedicated to sustainability in strategic sectors of the Valencian Region.
On June 26, 2018, INESCOP hosted the conference “For a sustainable industry”, in which companies, research centers and representatives of the Administration addressed one of the great challenges of the footwear and components industry: sustainability. There, LIFE byProtVal was presented as an example of industrial synergy in terms of sustainability and improvement of the environmental impact in traditional sectors such as footwear.
LIFE byProtVal participated in the National Environment Congress that was held in Madrid on November 28th and 29th, 2018.
The National Congress on Environment (CONAMA) is an essential meeting for environmental networking, knowledge and experiences sharing and the creation of collaborative networks between the different Spanish and Ibero-American stakeholders that work in sustainable development. The aim of its 14th edition, which had more than 8,700 visitors, was to promote the meeting of the challenges that commit Spain within the framework of the UN 2030 Agenda and the EU's objectives for 2020, 2030 and 2050. Not in vain, the motto of the 2018 edition was "Approaching 20.30".
The LIFE project byProtVal was presented by means of the technical communication entitled "Synergies between agri-food and industrial sectors: Promoting the Circular Economy".
LIFE byPRotVal was presented at the 2017 edition of CONAMA Local that was held in Valencia on 27th to 29th November.
Conama Local Valencia 2017 is a forum of discussion and work among professionals and stakeholders, with the overall objective of aligning local policies with the goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Ageemento climate change.
The event is aimed at a specialized audience, which include: institutional representatives of national, regional and organizations; entrepreneurs; representatives of companies; leaders of organizations of civil society, teaching and research staff and journalists.
The LIFE project byProtVal was presented by technical communication entitled ”Circular Economy and sustainability in the leathers of future”
LIFE byPRotVal participated in the 16th edition of ECOFIRA, the International trade fair for environmental solutions and energies that took place on 06-08 November 2018.
ECOFIRA is a meeting point between companies and public bodies with an interest in efficient environmental management, waste treatment and sustainable development.
The dissemination material of LIFE byPRotVal project was available to visitors of the exhibition area, in the INESCOP space within the REDIT stand (Network of Technological Institutes of the Valencian Community).
LIFE byProtVal was at the “Green Planet” area in Futurmoda fair held in Elche from 14th to 15th March 2018.
Futurmoda, the International Fair of Leather, Components and Machinery for Footwear and Leather Goods, is and international exhibition that is held twice a year in Elche (Spain). In its latest edition, Futurmoda recorded over 6,000 visitors.
Its area “Green planet” is devoted to economic and sustainable materials as well as to a forum of experts for the exchange of knowledge and expertise.
At INESCOP’s booth, visitors were able to know about LIFE byProtVal project.
LIFE byProtVal project was presented at MOMAD SHOES fair held in Madrid from 2 to 4 March 2018.
In the edition of March of 2018, the international trade show MOMAD SHOES paid special attention to sustainable fashion.
At the Forum, several speeches were presented regarding the footwear industry and responsible fashion, emphasizing the need for increasing efforts towards a more sustainable fashion. In its speech "Processes increasing sustainability applied to footwear", INESCOP presented the LIFE byProtVal project.
In addition, at INESCOP’s booth within the space "Sustainable Experience", visitors could learn about their proposals in support of sustainable fashion and the Circular Economy in footwear; among them, the LIFE byProtVal project.
LIFE byProtVal project was presented at the Workshop "Technical innovations in tanning" that was held in Valencia on 29 November 2017
The Valencia Business Confederation (CEV) held the workshop "Technical innovations in tanning", in which technicians and industry experts were informed on the latest available novelties in tanning of hides and skins.
In the communication entitled "Circular economy and sustainable tanning", LIFE byProtVal project was presented as an opportunity for the tanning sector to incorporate technological products and solutions based on the Circular Economy.
52 participants, of whom over 40 were technicians of the tanning sector, attended this Workshop which, in addition, counted with the participation of the certifying body Leather Working Group.