The Local Scientific Committee and International Advisory Board invite the scientific community and stakeholders to the second edition of the µMED Conference.
The conference will gather experts from scientific and industrial communities, policy makers and environmental organizations. It will be the occasion to update the state of the art, to highlight the progresses, and to identify new and effective solutions to mitigate this environmental issue.
The European Union has decided to ban single-use plastic items like cutlery and straws from 2021 onwards. Up to 500,000 tons of European plastic waste end up in our oceans each year, severely damaging our ecosystems. The Single-Use Plastics Directive is a first step towards reducing these tremendous amounts.