The first issue of the LIFE_PHIPP project Newsletter (no.1) has been created and released. It helps to keep up to date with the latest news about project activities and its progress so far. In this newsletter, read about production line equipment delivery, read the article that has been published in the magazine “Būvinženieris”, find out more about the waste paper and paper recycling, and watch the LIFE_PHIPP project video.
PRODUCTION LINE EQUIPMENT HAS BEEN SUPPLIED
Within the framework of the project, a public procurement was successfully concluded in 2019, as a result of which a supply agreement was concluded with SIA ELEKTRO VILKS on acquisition of the project’s production equipment. The production line will consist of 14 separate units of equipment, supply of which has been completed successfully. We will start the year 2021 with the line assembly works and testing of the equipment.
NETWORKING WITH LIFE HYPOBRICK
Thanks to the recommendations of the Close-to-Market team of the LIFE Programme, the LIFE PHIPP project was able to meet online with a similar type of project LIFE HYPOBRICK in December 2020.
The main aim of the meeting is to establish first contact and future cooperation between the LIFE HYPOBRICK project and the LIFE PHIPP project.
LIFE_PHIPP PROJECT IMPLEMENTED BY SIA BALTICFLOC IS NOMINATED FOR LIFE AWARD 2020
On 1 December of this year, LIFE Awards 2020 awarding ceremony took place, where LIFE_PHIPP project (LIFE17 ENV/LV/000335) was nominated for the award in the category “Most Significant Contribution to Environmental Protection”, which involved also 9 other projects of LIFE programme.
Balticfloc has launched a social media campaign, during which several paid advertisements on LIFE_PHIPP project will be published in order to acquaint wider public with the concept and objective of LIFE_PHIPP project, and the results to be achieved at the end of the project.
The advertisements will be published and distributed on Facebook, Instagram and Google platforms and specifically targeted to the audience in Latvia, Baltic states, Great Britain, Finland and Germany.
SIA BALTICFLOC INTRODUCES LIFE_PHIPP PROJECT TO PARTICIPANTS OF NETWORKING EVENTS OF LIFE PROJECTS
Networking with other LIFE projects is one of the most important activities in implementing the LIFE Programme project. The aim of these measures is cooperation, the possibility of establishing a network of familiarity and assistance. In networking activities, it is possible to meet similar thinking project implementers, to share information on the project, experience, knowledge and, in the most successful cases, to develop cooperation.
This brochure gives information on the goals and activities of the LIFE_PHIPP project. It is printed on recycled paper and is designed without using stapling or any other booklet binding method.
The brochure is issued in 8 languages:
The project Poster gives main information on the environmental problem triggered by household waste and how LIFE_PHIPP project could help in solving this problem. The Poster contains information on the project goals, activities and impact on solving the waste management problem in European countries. It is placed at Balticfloc plant, where it is well-observable by the public, and it also will be placed at Demo houses (in Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Great Britain, Germany and Finland), in which the innovative heat insulation material made of low class waste paper and high-value hemp fibre will be used.
Open Notice board
THE RECIPE FOR THE INNOVATIVE PRODUCT HAS OBTAINED A PATERN
Company SIA Balticfloc has obtained a Latvian patent for the new product and an application has been submitted for the world patent. Pilot production line is developed as part of the project LIFE_PHIPP that will produce an innovative thermal insulation product. The product will consist of low – grade paper and high – value hemp fibres. This type of thermal insulation product is not present on the market and is considered to be an innovation. The extent to which the technology and product production process is intended to be demonstrated by the general public is required to protect it with a patent.
Open Patent document
In early 2019 SIA Balticfloc participated in three international exhibitions – in Latvia, Estonia and Germany, where it showed visitors its products and presented the product of the LIFE PHIPP project – a new heat insulation material, which will be made of recycled low class waste paper and hemp fibre.
The fourth exhibition “Resta” is expected to take place in Lithuania from April 24 to 27 and will be the last spring exhibition of 2019 to see a SIA Balticfloc representative and to get to know all products better.
PROJECT “PAPER – HEMP INSULATION PILOT PRODUCTION” (LIFE PHIPP, LIFE17ENV/LV/000335) IS IMPLEMENTED WITH THE FINANCIAL SUPPORT OF THE EUROPEAN UNION LIFE PROGRAM AND STATE REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY REPUBLIC OF LATVIA ADMINISTRATION OF LATVIAN ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION FUND.