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First IRISS General Assembly

On 23 and 24 November 2022, Textile ETP attended the first in-person General Assembly of the IRISS project in Stockholm, Sweden.

The General Assembly, hosted by project coordinator IVL Swedish Environmental Institute, was an opportunity to meet in person to discuss the objectives and the different work packages of the project, and analyse the different value chains and their stakeholders

The IRISS project, an Horizon Europe funded initiative, explores how to apply the Safe-and-Sustainable-by-Design Concept (SSbD) in practice, with research and industry experts from different chemicals and materials processing value chains. In the project, Textile ETP represents the textile value chain working closely with Swiss materials institute Empa.

SSbD, promoted by the European Commission, will not only concern new material development, but also what is on today's market, in order to replace existing materials/products by ones a superior safety and sustainability profiles.

More information on IRISS here.

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