Catalogue of Environmental Research Expertise in Ireland

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This is an Organisational Profile

Organisation Contact Details

Contact First Name: Kevin

Contact Surname: O Connor

Contact Address:

Bioplastech Ltd NovaUCD Belfield Innovation Park University College Dublin Belfield, Dublin 4 Ireland

Telephone Contact Number: 00353857227580

Fax Contact Number:

Email Address: koconnor@bioplastech.eu

Organisation Details

Organisation Type: SME

Higher Education Organisation Name:

Other Organisation Name(s) if appropriate:

Research Organisation or Company/Corporate Website: www.bioplastech.eu

Organisation or Individual Expertise:
Production of biodegradable polymers and fine chemicals. Using low value resources (wastes/byproducts) as a starting materials for biodegradable polymer and fine chemical production

Organisation or Individual Expertise Keywords:
Biodegradable polymers Fine chemicals Waste as a resource byproduct upcycling biobased adhesives bio-based polymers

National Research Funding

EPA Research Programme

This researcher or research organisation has expressed interest in the following areas:

 Sustainable Environment Research
 Green Enterprise Research

Involvement in Relevant National Expert Groups


EU Research Partnerships

This researcher or research organisation has expressed interest in the following areas of EU Research Partnerships:

Relevant information in relation to Participation relevant experts groups

No information specified

Details of any previous or current EU-funded projects the individual or organisation were involved in.

No information specified


Horizon 2020


Horizon 2020 website

Challenge 5 (Climate Action, Resource Efficiency & Raw Materials)

This researcher or research organisation has outlined their interests in Challenge 5 as follows:

Focus Areas

 Smart cities and communities

 Waste: a resource to recycle, reuse and recover raw materials

Societal Challenges 5 Priority Areas

This researcher/organisation has interest(s) in Societal Challenges 5 Priority Areas as outlined as follows

None specified.

Expertise in Societal Challenges 5 Cross-cutting Areas

This researcher has indicated interest(s) and expertise in Societal Challenges 5 Cross-cutting areas as follows:

No cross-cutting areas specified

Details of Participation in European Innovation Partnerships and European Technology Platforms:

The details of any ETPs or EIP this researcher/organisation have participated in or are currently participating in is outlined as follows.

No participation information provided.


Relevant EU Research Experience

Information in relation to Participation in relevant experts groups

Involvement in EU-funded research projects: Please outline details of any previous or current EU-funded projects the individual or organisation was involved in.

Partner in the Synpol project. Converting waste to polymers. www.synpol.org


LIFE and COST Actions





Go to the LIFE website
Go to the COST website

Interest in LIFE subprogrammes:

 Environment and Resource Efficiency


COST Actions/LIFE programmes the researcher is currently or has participated in:


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