Plastipolis 2014 Program

2014 Program

12:30pm - 2:00pm
Welcome & Opening of the Innovation Corner 
2:00pm - 2:30pm
• Daniel Goujon, President of Plastipolis
• French Plastics Federation
• Rhône-Alpes & Franche Comté representatives 
• Government (DGCIS, Direccte Rhônes-Alpes)
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Session 1 : Share a vision of the future
• Conference - What industry for tomorrow?
What new industrial world ? Thierry Weil, Professor at Mines ParisTech, Manager of "La Frabrique de l'industrie" 
• Manufacturing Industry Changes - Direction de l'Evaluation, dezs Etudes et de la Prospective de BPI France (Le Lab), Alexandre Guichard, President of Roctool
• Changes in competencies – Etienne Piot, President of Aventics & Mont-Blanc industries
Cloture of the first session - Jean-Yves Charmeau, INSA and President of Plastipolis Competences Comity
4:00pm - 4:30pm


4:30pm - 6:30pm
Session 2 : Step into innovation
• 4 challenges for the future
• Lightweight & ecodesign: Eric Denis, Directeur / EDDS Design
• Composites : Frédéric Jullien, President of MIHB
• Enery efficiency : Korbinian Kiesl, President of BILLON
• Smart plastics : Pierre Talou, co-gerant associate Weenov
• Easier access to innovation for SMEs: André Luciani (Scientific Directeur of PEP), Jean-Marc Sanguesa (President of Hyperion), Raphaël Mosnier (General Director of Cadflow)
• Contest for the best innovation presentation - 4 contestants for 4 strategic challenges : companies AlcisAlbéaAcuiplastPolyshape.
• Cloture of the second session - Bertrand Fillon, Vice President for European Affairs, President of Plastipolis Scientific Comity 
Presentation of the new Plastipolis 2014-2015 Directory
Networking Cocktail 
9:00am - 10:30am
Session 3 : Connect developments to markets
• Innovative business models – Services driven innovation: Mr. Troton, R&D Director of Plastic Omnium Environnement
• Review of 6 major markets:
             •Transport: Owens Corning (TBC)
• Medical : Kevin Romani, Director of Development, Lyon Biopôle
• Construction : Pierre-André Marchal, Executive Director of EnerSens
• Energy: Tenesol (TBC)
• Packaging: Nick Thorne, R&D Director of GSC 
• Sport : Thomas Saillet, Product Development Director of Salomon 
• Conclusion from Plastipolis - Daniel Goujon, CEO of Plastics RG and President of Plastipolis
10:30am - 11:00am


11:00am - 12:30pm
Session 4 : From local to global
• International developments tools - Lessons learned 
• Primoplastexport program: Rostsa Staykova, Partner of Multivalente and Antoine Coniglio, Manager of SOPARA 
• Engineering and tooling from Portugal: Rui Tocha, General Manager Engineering & Tooling Cluster
• USA/Japon : experiences of industry development and cluster management :
• Kirbie S. Earley, Program Manager, PolymerOhio, Inc. (USA)
• Michio Komatsu, Director of Japan Society of Plastics Technology (Japan)
• Akie Yamagishi, Global Business Coodinator, Nagano Techno Foundation (Japan)
• European feedback : Verena Huber, Cluster manager de Swiss Plastics Cluster (Switzerland)
• Conclusion from Plastipolis - Alain Roux, General manager SISE, President of Plastipolis International Comity

Closing Remarks – Daniel Goujon, President of Plastipolis

12:40pm - 2:00pm Networking Lunch


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11:40am - 12:20pm           Innovation, a strategic imperative 

Yves SCHMITT - Innovation Manager Allizé Plasturgie

Not need to be a creative genius or to have chance to innovate. We can also show method and systematism. Innovation can be organized! Innovation enables the conquest of new markets, differentiation, success in a highly competitive environment. To be successful, your business must be structured in its operating with an operational process for promoting participation of its employees and the emergence of new products or services. Whatever the goal target: new product, new service, new marketing method or innovative organization, it is with organized and piloted process that you will get results.This workshop brings you the keys to understanding the operational process to meet the requirement of innovation, and you will understand the interest and limitations of innovation as a strategic tool for promoting your business performance.


2:00pm - 2:40pm         A visionary analysis of plastic industry challenges: elements of technology roadmap toward 2020

Patrick Vuillermoz, Plastipolis Managing Director

PLASTIPOLIS has been officially appointed in 2005, as France’s competitiveness cluster for the plastics industry sector. Plastipolis has now more than 400 active members (industrial firms, R&D centers, universities, training centers, institutions) including a large number of small and medium size companies. The main missions of Plastipolis are:
· The stimulation of innovation within the plastics industry with connecting technologies and business applications
· The support of small and medium companies in the plastics industry in new developments
· The improvement of the cooperations between industrial and academic entities and the establishments of partnerships
In particular, Plastipolis has built its innovation strategy across different strategic technology domains that have been defined in connection with trends and challenges of the major business markets: construction, transportation, medical, packaging, energy and environment, sport and consumer goods.
After a detailed and extensive analysis conducted in 2012 and 2013, Plastipolis and its members have designed a 2020 technology roadmap aiming to drive the innovation efforts toward the most relevant and promising challenges. This roadmap that is now under implementation is organized on 4 main strategic areas:
· Advanced materials
· High added value manufacturing processes
· Smart plastics
· Green materials and eco-design
4:20pm - 5:00pm          Which breakthrough for vegetable fibres in extruded and injected materials?

Anne LE DUC – In charge of Material Innovation - Fibres Recherche Développement



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2016 Plastipolis Forum

Forum Plastipolis


6th edition of Plastipolis will take place at the same time as Plastics Meetings on June 28-29 Consult the program that has been put together by the research centre for the plastics industry, Plastispolis.


2 different registration procedures for the Forum* :

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*It is possible to register to attend just the Forum Plastipolis. It is also possible for the forum to be included in you professional training.

2016 Program

13.30 - 14.40 Welcome coffee

14.40 - 15.40

Plastipolis General Assembly
Small meeting room
15.40 - 16.20 Coffee break
16.20 - 18.30
Session 1:  Overview of potential future developments in the plastics and composites industry
2 small meetings rooms
New materials Innovative manufacturing processes
  • Have bio-based materials a future?
  • High performance materials (mechanic, dielectric, barrier properties...)
  • Milti-processes for composites
  • High speed processes for high added value products
  • Additive manufacturing
18.30 - 20.30

Cocktail hour and guided Innovation Tour

09.00 - 09.40 welcome coffee
9.40 - 11.00
Session 2 : Innovation as a value creation
  • Success stories and testimonies
  • International opportunities
  • From th eproject to th ebusiness: innovation contest (pitches)
11.00 - 11.40

Coffee break

11.40 - 12.30
Session 3 : Plastipolis 2020
  • New cluster roadmap
  • Services offer to members and partners
  • The next steps
12.30 - 13.00

Session 3 : Official closing of the forum

13.00 - 14.40 Lunch break
14.40 - 16.00 Networking time


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Carrefour de l'innovation

Carrefour de l'innovation

Exhibition of technological
and Industrial projects 

Examples of iconic projects

Prototype and demonstrator

Demonstrations of innovation
in products and services

Consult the list of the projects presented in 2014


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Event format

Targeted and pre-organized business meetings



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