Join our network of strong innovation partners shaping the plastics and composites industry


What we do.

ECP4 brings innovation partners together to identify opportunities for collaborative Research and Development efforts which yields industrial innovation to improve competitiveness in the global economy and meet societal and environmental challenges.


ECP4 facilitates informal networking among innovation partners who frequently include SME companies, and makes use of the wide levels of scientific and engineering expertise to achieve objectives.


ECP4 facilitates the access of the European plastics industry to EU Research programmes, thus enabling SMEs to innovate, gain competitiveness, and fulfill sustainable goals.


ECP4 wishes to guide the European Commission on emerging opportunities in plastics and composites research and technology to increase competitiveness and meet societal challenges.



SRA

The Strategic Research Agenda for the Plastics and Composites Industry is a plan to illustrate how European Industry and Research Organisations and the European Commission can work together to ensure we remain globally competitive, maintain our lead in technology and innovation, retain and grow investment and employment, fulfill Circular Economy objectives and meet societal challenges for a better tomorrow.


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Webinars

Project Building Sessions to facilitate the access of the European plastics industry to EU Research programmes and to advise on new technologies and their relevance for the plastics converters and the composites industry.


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Projects

ECP4 members have considerable experience in European Projects and are currently active in supporting all industrial sectors where plastics and composites are used.


Automotive, Healthcare, Defence ,Energy, Transport, Building and Construction, Aerospace, Space technology, Safety and Security, Biotechnology, Food, Packaging, Sport, Electrical and Electronic, Agriculture, Environmental protection.


Members of ECP4 with their broad range of capabilities are involved in different European Technology Platforms (ETPs) recognised by the European Commission


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Events

ECP4 facilitates informal networking among innovation partners who frequently include SME companies, and makes use of the wide levels of scientific and engineering expertise to achieve objectives.


Find here information about Info Days, Brokerage Events and Thematic Workshops.


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Board of Directors