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NBN Awards 2016 - second NBN 'Thank You!’ Event 

Like last year, NBN recognises the four experts who have been most actively involved in standardisation by presenting them with an award. Every expert can nominate him or herself for one of the four award categories.

Check the rules here.

When?

Thursday 24 November 2016 at 6 pm

Where?

Van der Valk Hotel Brussels Airport

UEFA ceremony carpet printed in Flanders

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FloorPromotion by S-Print NV, a Flemish SME located in Deinze, has printed the blue UEFA ceremony carpet with the UEFA Euro 2016 logo, that is used in the players' tunnel and during the national anthems.

Centexbel CE-certified the carpet, that also complied with the most stringent requirements of the OEKO-TEX® standard 100- class 1.

Démarrage dispositif "Chèques Propriété intellectuelle"

Le Gouvernement wallon a récemment approuvé le lancement dispositif « Chèques Propriété intellectuelle » et en a confié la gestion à l’Agence pour l’Entreprise & l’Innovation (AEI) quant à l’année 2016. Ce dispositif est cofinancé par la Wallonie et le Fonds européen de développement régional (Feder). Il bénéficie aux PME wallonnes et couvre des prestations qu’elles confient à des prestataires dont la liste est limitative et dont votre entité fait partie.

Dirt-repellent aprons in Danish award winning restaurant

Relae, the two-time winner of the Sustainable Restaurant Award, is certainly aware of the meaning of Life Cycle Analysis, if we look at the approach of the co-owners Kim Rossen and chef Christan Puglisi regarding dirt repellent aprons!

Hightech textiles enhance sustainability

CORE krijgt goede score van Agentschap Ondernemen

CORE, het project dat FEBEM samen met FEDERPLAST en CENTEXBEL opgestart heeft om kunststofrecyclage in Vlaanderen te bevorderen, kreeg een goede score van Agentschap Ondernemen. Een stimulans om door te gaan en de blik te verruimen.

Standardisation, biobased and recycled polymers

Textile polyolefins are implemented in a variety of products, some of which are not associated with textile products, such as composites and 3D printing, also referred to as additive manufacturing. In both cases the textile polyolefins no longer are present in their original state in the final product, but are suitable base materials due to their composition and ease of handling.

Oeko-Tex event: an impression

Yesterday, Stijn Devaere, Director Services at Centexbel, welcomed the guests to the special event highlighting textile sustainability and certification programs offered by OEKO-TEX®.

European Inventor Award 2016

L’OEB a communiqué le nom des 15 finalistes du Prix de l’inventeur européen 2016. 15 inventions incroyables qui ont changer et qui changeront notre vie. Vous les retrouverez sur le site Internet de l'OEB où vous pouvez voter pour votre inventeur favori !

Essencia Innovation Award 2016

Vous avez réalisé une innovation avec un "aspect chimique" qui a récemment été publiée? Alors, il vaut certainement la peine de participer à l'Essencia Innovation Award de cette année-ci!

Blue Guide on the implementation of EU product rules

The update of the Guide to the implementation of directives based on the New Approach and the Global Approach (the "Blue Guide") is now available.

The new ‘Blue Guide’ builds on the on the content of the Guide to the implementation of directives based on the New Approach and the Global Approach (the "Blue Guide") published back in 2000, but reflects the modernisation brought to the legal framework in the past decade.