Chemistry Institute spearheads effort to reduce plastic waste in Mediterranean

The Slovenian Institute of Chemistry will coordinate a major EU-sponsored innovation action project seeking ways to reduce the amount of plastic waste in the Mediterranean. The Remedies project will bring together 23 partners from 12 countries. It is valued at €9.15 million.

Remedies, presented to the press in Koper on 10 January, is the first project funded under the EU's new Horizon programme called Mission Healthy Oceans, Seas, Coastal and Inland Waters.

It was submitted by the group Scientists Against Plastics, led by Uroš Novak from the National Institute of Chemistry,...

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