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The Novo Verde Packaging Enterprise Award is looking for the best ideas and solutions for plastic packaging.

The Novo Verde Packaging Enterprise Award 2020 is aimed at packaging manufacturers, especially companies that develop plastic packaging solutions, to bring forth the best solutions to promote the circular economy.

Applications can be submitted until December 15th, 2020, and the prize is worth a total of 25.000 euros. After submitting their application, participating companies can submit their projects until January 31st, 2021.

With a total value of 25.000 euros, Novo Verde aims to boost the sector and promote the competitiveness of companies. The Packaging Enterprise Award’20 consists of three winner levels: first place is awarded €15.000, second and third place €6.000 and €4.000 respectively. The winning projects will be announced at the end of February 2021.

Ricardo Neto, President of Novo Verde, added: “The circular economy is increasingly becoming a common cornerstone of all activities, but the packaging sector plays a fundamental role in this context. This year we are focusing on the plastics category, looking for innovative solutions that optimize the various processes from the manufacturing of the packaging to the used materials, the production, the collection and the recycling. The goal is always to minimize the environmental impact. We know that the sector is constantly on the move in terms of research and development, and it is Novo Verde’s role as a packaging compliance scheme to identify and recognize the best projects. We look forward to this year’s edition. ”

The Novo Verde Packaging Enterprise Award 2020 is awarded in collaboration with APIP, the Portuguese Plastics Industry Association. Applications can be submitted by email to

All information and regulations for the contest can be found on the Novo Verde website and the news can also be followed on Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.

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