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R-Cycle nominated for the German Innovation Award for Climate and Environment 2022

The cross-industry initiative for high-quality plastics recycling "R-Cycle" has been nominated for the German Innovation Award for Climate and Environment (IKU) 2022 of the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWi). The technical selection was made together with the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research (ISI) in Karlsruhe

The IKU is awarded every two years for ideas that show new ways in the field of climate and environmental protection. In this way, the organizers honor the commitment of industry and research to climate and environmental protection. From a total of 150 applications, 21 candidates were nominated in 7 different categories. R-Cycle is in the final selection for the category "Use of digital change for climate and environmentally friendly innovations". The announcement of the winners as well as the award ceremony will take place in spring 2022

Dr. Benedikt Brenken, Director of the R-Cycle Initiative, explains, "Being nominated for this prestigious award is a great honor for us. With RCycle, we want to make a decisive contribution, together with all partners, to increasing recycling rates for plastic packaging, enabling high-quality recycling and ultimately establishing a functioning circular economy for this material."

Company Name: 
R-Cycle
Contact Person: 
Michael Ziegler
Designation: 
Public Relations
website: 
www.r-cycle.org
Email: 
m.ziegler@r-cycle.org
Phone: 
+49 2241 481-523

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