From pilot to scale: Resyntex engages with value chain players

Resyntex has moved into the real-world testing of its technology for the chemical and biotechnical recycling of textile waste, with the construction of a pilot installation in Maribor. This pilot demonstrates the integrated value chain from waste textiles to secondary raw materials. Whilst technical feasibility is proven, now is the time to gain business validation. 

Resyntex gathered key industrial stakeholders at its premises in Maribor, to share results in a transparent manner and to engage with business representatives on the necessary steps to transition from pilot to scale.

Whilst technical feasibility is proven, now is the time to gain business validation. 
Resyntex gathered key industrial stakeholders at its premises in Maribor, to share results in a transparent manner and to engage with business representatives on the necessary steps to transition from pilot to scale.

Together with the Resyntex-team, leading industry players looked critically at the  product-market connections that the project should pursue in the near future, and the role for Life-Cycle Analysis in this decision-making. Insights were shared as to the requirements that Resyntex’ secondary raw materials, such as purified terephthalic acid and dye-free recycled cotton fibres, need to meet in order to fit into current standards for manufacturing, traceability, certification and quality compliance. 

The third and last Value Chain Workshop, organised and moderated by Resyntex-partner Prospex Institute, convened the fibre, fabric, apparel, automotive and chemical industry. Bringing creative minds from industry and research together, the workshop made important strides towards valorising Resyntex’ innovation potential at scale, within industrial supply chains.