With the support of its members, ECRN submitted its application to the Coordination Group of the European Circular Economy Stakeholder Platform at the end of August. Following the guidelines of 2015 Communication “Closing the loop – An EU
The Joint Cefic-ECRN Position Paper on EU Industrial Policy has been officially issued. The paper highlights the constant growth of the chemical industry and its importance for the European economic wealth. Nevertheless, investments to sustain new production capacity
Getting closer to the regions: Regional visits of ECRN Secretariat continue with a visit to Province of Limburg and Brightlands Chemelot Campus.
In line with her attempt to better understand regional challenges and best practices, the new director of ECRN participated in a visit to Brightlands Chemelot Campus and the Aachen Maastricht Institute for Biobased Materials (AMIBM), organized in cooperation
Ahead of the starting trialogue, ECRN has met with various representatives from Member States’ Permanent Representations to discuss the Emission Trading System (ETS) reform. The ECRN Director, Renatka Krcova and Lieven Top (Flanders) as the representative of the
The European Chemical Regions Network (ECRN) participated in the EU Industry Day on 28 February 2017 to discuss the future of European industry with 400 participants, high level policy makers, influencers and industry representatives. The EU Industry Day
ECRN has submitted a response to the European Commission’s public consultation in relation to the REACH REFIT evaluation. While the chemical regions see great value in REACH and support the measures taken in terms of REACH implementation, there
The European Chemical Regions Network (ECRN) welcomes the election of Antonio Tajani as the President of the European Parliament.
The ECRN President Fabrizio Sala (Lombardy) opened ECRN’s new year on 16 January with his first regional visit. The visit was hosted by the region of North Rhine-Westphalia in Düsseldorf, where all the German ECRN member regions had
The fourth annual conference on sustainable chemistry was organized by Federchimica on 1 December 2016 in Milan. ECRN was represented in the event by Folco Ciulli (Lombardy), who presented ECRN and examples from the European chemical regions on
On 9 November, ECRN President Fabrizio Sala exchanged views on industrial policy, REACH, and the competitiveness of the European chemical regions with Jerzy Buzek, the chairman of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) in the European