CREATOR and REMADYL Policy Brief

CREAToR & REMADYL Project Join Forces! We are thrilled to unveil our collaborative Policy Brief! The policy recommendations and the recommendations for further research listed in this brief result from multiple consultations of the partners in both consortia and a broad stakeholder consultation reaching over 70 companies and organizations in the plastic converting […]

Final Demonstrators of CREAToR

We are excited to showcase the final demonstrators of Creator, a revolutionary system designed for the sorting and purification of PS (polystyrene) and ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene). Our video takes you through each step of the process, providing a comprehensive view of how Creator streamlines and enhances these crucial recycling […]

CREAToR Final Assembly

We are thrilled to share with you some exciting news from our recent Creator Final Assembly held in Ober-Ramstadt on May 16th and 17th. It was an event of great significance where we had the honor of visiting the innovative facilities of DAW SE, who graciously hosted us for the […]

Innovation Forum 4 Plastics Takeaways

In 2018 and the European Commission adopted the European Strategy for Plastics in a Circular Economy taking into account that our society, economy, and environment are all negatively affected by the way plastics are currently designed, produced, used, and discarded. Plastic litter is growing, hurting marine ecosystems, biodiversity, and potentially […]

Towards a better definition and calculation of recycling

CREAToR contributes to the JRC Science for Policy Report “Towards a better definition and calculation of recycling”. The report contains proposals for calculating recycling yields in multi-output processes and recycling of biodegradable waste, and a quality framework for recycling. Abstract Recycling is any recovery operation by which waste materials are […]

Boosting plastics recycling webinar

Flame retardants We are excited to announce that PRIMUS and CREATOR are co-organising the second episode of Boosting Plastic Recycling Webinar about Flame Retardants. This event is perfect for anyone interested in reducing plastic waste and promoting a circular economy. We have assembled a panel of experts for this webinar, […]

Innovation Forum4Plastics Agenda

The Innovation Forum 4Plastics is a permanent cluster of projects aimed at creating and fostering synergies with other relevant H2020 and HORIZON EUROPE projects encompassing the most relevant topics in Sustainability and Circular Economy, in order to offer the industry proven solution for Plastic Recycling. The Innovation Forum also seeks […]

Innovation Forum4Plastics 2023

Save the date for Innovation Forum4Plastics 2023, taking place in Brussels, 15 March 2023.

Circular Economy for Textiles and Plastics

CREAToR project participated and was presented through a Presentation and a Scientific Poster in the 3rd International Conference on Circular Economy for Textiles and Plastics, organized by Centexbel and Fedustria. CREAToR presentation CREAToR poster

CREAToR comment to legacy flame retardants in polymeric products, recycling and analysis

CREAToR publishes a white paper on legacy flame retardants in polymeric products, recycling and analysis. Major concerns exist on the accurate analysis of the substances.

CREAToR a vital part of H2020 Innovation Forum4Plastics

H2020 Innovation Forum4Plastics was held in Majorca 13th and 14th October 2021. The Forum hosted in TIRME Headquarters 10 projects among H2020 and Horizon Europe, local initiatives related to plastic management and the presence of two municipalities, Artà and Sant Llorenç des Cardassar together with the Council of the Island. […]

CREAToR contributes to EU ZER0 report

CREAToR Project, jointly with other Horizon 2020 projects actively contributed to draft the EU ZERO POLLUTION Report.CREATOR actively contributed to the report under FlagShip 4 “Faciciliating zero pollution choices” jointly with NanoFASE project and PAPERCHAIN project. See the report here


CREAToR Project was invited to present it current status at NONTOX project Final Event last 10th November 2022.Isabel de Schrijver, from CENTEXBEL showed last results of the project.

CREAToR launches survey on barriers to use plastic recyclates

CREAToR launches survey on barriers to use plastic recyclates Seventeen European partners are developing techniques to remove harmful flame retardants from plastic waste and recycle the plastic. But what other factors stand in the way of recycling more plastics?  The CREAToR research project is a European collaboration between seventeen partners […]


CREAToR took part in ECOMONDO, the benchmark event in Europe for technological and industrial innovation. ECOMONDO brings together all sectors of the circular economy on a single platform: from the recovery of materials and energy to sustainable development. This year ECOMONDO was held in Rimini, Italy, from the 7th to […]

Summer School in Hamburg

October 5-7 the Center for Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chains at Kühne Logistics University hosted in the frame of the EU funded project CREAToR a three-day workshop on plastic recycling for bachelor students. During the “Boot Camp in Sustainability and Plastic Recycling” the students were tasked with designing an innovative […]

Advancing the circular economy trough information sharing: A systematic literature review

A new CREAToR paper was published in the Journal of Cleaner Production: Moritz Jäger-Roschko, Moritz Petersen, Advancing the circular economy through information sharing: A systematic literature review,Journal of Cleaner Production, Volume 369, 2022, From the abstract: Information sharing is a key enabler for a circular economy. Information on the […]

Bootcamp in sustainability & plastic recycling

Learn more about how to be more sustainable in improving plastic packaging recycling! October 5-7, 2022 During the upcoming Boot Camp from 5-7 October, you will deal with the exciting topic “improving plastic packaging recycling”. Your task will be to challenge the current recycling system and to come up with […]

CREAToR’s smart labelling

Learn more about the smart labelling process we are creating in CREAToR.

CREAToR at IndTech 2022

CREAToR participated in IndTech 2022 with a presentation and an exhibition stand. IndTech2022 is an impetus towards improving visibility of industrial technologies, identifying policy options and priorities, sharing of information and comparison of points of views, as well as a space for networking and finding common goals among industry stakeholders. […]

CREAToR at Processes4Planet Forum

CREAToR was presented, together with other SPIRE projects, at the Process4Planet Forum. The A.SPIRE community was able to meet in person in Brussels on 9 and 10 June for the first time since the COVID pandemic. The A.SPIRE General Assembly and Processes4Planet Forum was very well attended and celebrated past […]

Regulation on Persistent Organic Pollutant

“CREATOR is actively collaborating with NonTox and PLAST2bCLEANED. The three projects participated in the public Consultation on the Regulation on Persistent Organic Pollutant. Read our statement to the consultation here.

CREAToR video explainer

Learn more about CREAToR from the key people in the project

Register to the CREAToR Summer School

If you are a PhD student interested in Plastic Recycle, you can now register to the CREAToR Summer School!  See the programme, lecturers and apply here:

Public Consultation on the Regulation on Persistent Organic Pollutants

CREATOR is working with Plast2bCleaned and Nontox on a joint contribution to the public consultation on the Regulation on Persistent Organic Pollutants.

CREAToR Summer School

CREAToR launches its 1st Summer School “Plastics Recycling Processes”, in Linz Austria, on 12th- 14th July 2022. 

CREAToR policy brief published

CREATOR Policy Brief EU Joint Approach to Recycling and Eco-design: Enabling the transition to the circular economy with advanced eco innovation technologies, processes, products and services As flexible, cost-effective, strong and light materials, plastics offer a unique combination of advantages. However, plastic waste can cause harm to the environment, threatening […]

Innovation Forum Agenda

The full agenda for Innovation Forum 2021 has been published. Download it here or see it in full at and don’t forget to register. Innovation Forum 2021 is taking place on November 30 in Brussels. For those who can’t make it physically, the event is also going to be […]

CREAToR joins Innovation Forum 2021

CREAToR will be a part of H2020 Innovation Forum 2021 that is taking place on November 30 2021, in Brussels, and virtually for those who wish to attend remotely. H2020 Innovation Forum is an on-going clustering initiative, bringing together H2020 projects with policy makers, end-users, industry representatives, investors, start-ups and SMEs. […]

CREAToR in Fakuma Messe

Fakuma Messe, the International trade fair for plastics processing, is taking place in Friedrichshafen, Germany on October 12 – 16 and CREATOR Project will be present! Do you want to help shape the future European circular economy? Take part in our survey on “the end-user requirements for the use of […]

Discover NONTOX Group

 Five EU funded projects have joined forces to boost the European market for recycled plastic: NONTOX EU Project, CREATOR, REACT project, Circular Flooring and PLAST2bCLEANED. Under the leadership of the Horizon Results Booster HRB: Research Dissemination Services these projects have the goal to help drive the transition to the green economy and society through eco-innovation. See […]

Recycling of plastics webinar

Recycling of plastics – Towards a more sustainable plastic treatment in 2030 webinar took place on July 1. It brought insights from European research on the key role of recycling in the drive towards a more sustainable environment. The webinar was organised by five EU funded projects that have joined […]

SAVE THE DATE: Recycling of plastics. Towards a more sustainable plastic treatment in 2030

The webinar brings insights from European research on the key role of recycling in the drive towards a more sustainable environment.Participants will learn about the impacts of NONTOX, PLAST2bCLEANED, CREAToR and CIRCULAR FLOORING and will get the chance to share their views on the topic. See the webinar video here

Green 3D printing online event

In the context of EU GREEN WEEK 2021, creator organises a partner event to be held online, on the 2nd of June 2021, on the topic of green 3D printing. Get more info, view the agenda and register for free here.

CREAToR 18 months in

The CREAToR project has been advancing at a great pace during the first 18 months. See here the first major breakthroughs.

CREAToR presented at Plastics Circularity Multiplier conference

CREAToR presented its approach to the sorting of brominated-FR contaminated WEEE materials at the Plastics Circularity Multiplier online conference on October 16th 2020. In her presentation, titled “Compliancy and recycling: A way to sort it all out”, Mathilde Taveau from CREAToR partner Coolrec, discussed in detail the approaches to the sorting […]

CREAToR participates in Plastics Circularity Multiplier Conference

The ‘Plastics Circularity Multiplier’ group , of which CREAToR is a member, holds a three days online conference on the 14th – 15th – 16th of October 2020 between 10.00 – 12.30 Mathilde Taveau from Coolrec, partner in the Fraunhofer ICT coordinated project CREAToR on the removal of hazardous, legacy […]

Recycler Workshop Results

On Tuesday, 10th of March 2020, we had our Recycler Workshop. All in all we had 21 participants from Spain, Italy, Belgium and Germany. Of these 21 participants 7 joined the workshop at KLU and 14 joined the meeting through the video-conference software Zoom. The participants were made up of […]

CREAToR presented at K-Messe 2019

ICT Fraunhofer presented CREATOR at K 2019, the largest trade fair for plastics and rubber, organised in Düsseldorf, Germany, on October 19-26, 2019. In addition to the presentation, CREAToR flyers were distributed in Fraunhofer’s stand, as part of the K2019 exhibition.

CREAToR at Expert Forum on Sustainable Materials for Future Mobility

CREAToR was presented via poster at the Expert Forum on Sustainable Materials for Future Mobility, organised by EIT Raw Materials, on 7-9 October 2019 in Turin, Italy. CREAToR’s innovative solution involves the automotive and aerospace industries, both as waste source and end-product reuse. Click on the image below to download the CREAToR poster:

CREAToR joins the Plastics Circularity Multiplier group

CREAToR joins another twenty innovation projects to boost European Union efforts towards a circular economy for plastics. The ‘Plastics Circularity Multiplier’ group will communicate to policy makers, the public and industry on a range of EU-funded innovations – innovations that aim to bring plastic materials into the circular economy of […]

Press release: CREAToR project is launched!

High volumes of plastic waste – for example from construction and demolition, aeronautics and electronics – pose a huge economic and environmental challenge. While the best option would be to recycle and reuse, the cost of collecting, sorting and purifying these materials is often too high, so they are disposed […]

CREAToR presented at World Circular Economy Forum 2019

ITC Fraunhofer has presented the CREAToR project at the World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF) 2019, organised in Helsinki by Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra on June 3-5, 2019 CREAToR participated in the EASME hosted event Scaling up innovative circular solutions for plastics. This session brought together innovators, researchers, companies, public authorities […]

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