Are you dealing with plasticisers and/or flexible PVC applications?
Do you want to meet with experts from leading chemical companies?
If so, European Plasticisers is launching the second edition of its call for the best essays on plasticisers and/or flexible PVC applications, and gives you the opportunity to experience a full immersion in the world of plasticisers and PVC. If you are interested in plasticisers and vinyl value chain, this is your chance! This is a project sponsored by VinylPlus, the voluntary commitment to sustainable development of the European PVC industry.
Register by 29 October 2021
Submit your essay by 19 November 2021
The essay will have to address one or more of the following topics:
The essays should be no longer than 5 pages, be fully referenced and written in English. Essays can be a summary of broader studies. Students may submit joint papers only upon request.
Top 3 essays (also applicable to winner & runner up)
All the participants will receive VinylPlus and European Plasticisers communication material and a list of references to scientific studies relevant to their discipline. They will also be given visibility on the plasticisers.org website.
European Plasticisers is the Brussels based trade association representing chemical companies producing about 85% of the plasticisers manufactured in Europe. As the voice of the European plasticisers industry, we provide evidence-based information on plasticisers and promote their use and benefits in everyday life, based on robust science. Establishing a dialogue with regulators, scientists and other stakeholders about the challenges and opportunities of our industry and the substances we represent is part of our mission.
European Plasticisers is a sector group of Cefic, the European Chemical Industry Council, which represents the interests of the European chemical industry. We are committed to the sustainable use of plasticisers and are actively involved in VinylPlus, the vinyl industry’s major initiative promoting the sustainability of PVC throughout the value chain.
VinylPlus® is the voluntary commitment to sustainable development of the European PVC industry, working to improve the sustainability performance of PVC. PVC is one of the most widely used plastics in the world with a wide range of long-life applications such as window frames, pipes, flooring, cables, sport equipment, furniture and a range of lifesaving medical devices. PVC can be recycled multiple times, and VinylPlus works to do just this!