Packnet addresses innovation in the packaging sector in its in-person conference Packnet Emprende

May 24th 2024


The Spanish Packaging and Packaging Technology Platform (PACKNET) organizes an in-person conference at Google for Startups Campus (Madrid) on May 29, from 09:30 a.m. to 13:45 p.m.

packnet, the Spanish Packaging and Packaging Technology Platform is a leading player in technological innovation throughout the packaging value chain., actively promoting and energizing sustainability in the sector's industry, creating collaborative spaces where the dissemination of knowledge and updated information is the ideal tool to offer a joint strategic response to the packaging sector.

Within the framework of its activity plan for the month of May, the Platform organizes a new in-person conference under the title Packnet Emprende, which will take place on May 29 at Google for Startups Campus (Madrid). This event seeks to support and encourage progress in entrepreneurship initiatives throughout the packaging value chain, promoting knowledge exchange and networking among the attendees.

The day will begin at 09:45 a.m. led by Juan Carlos Mampaso (President of Packnet), who will welcome the attendees. Cristian Ull (Co-founder of Area101) will take over to lead the way towards the end of innovation and its current role in companies.

The day will continue with the presentation of two success stories: “Open innovation with a focus on the circular economy”, led by Beatriz Salvador (Head of Open Innovation at Acciona Energía). For its part, Nacho Davila (Strategy Manager at Vodafone) will dive into “How to innovate based on user needs.”

After the coffee-break, the “Startup Showcase: Moving towards packaging circularity” will begin. The first of the speakers, José Luis Moreno de Castro (Innovation Manager at The Circular Lab Ecoembes) will explain “TheCircularLab, innovation laboratory for entrepreneurship”, where he will take a tour of the activity of the open innovation center specialized in circular economy. For its part, Alvaro Bernard (innovation director at Grupo Lantero), will present “Innotech: an open innovation model”, as well as the framework of activities carried out within it.

Round table “Promoting entrepreneurship: integrated strategies in financing and opportunities”

The Round Table of the day will be made up of professionals from the sector such as Alberto Criado (Main in Cardumen Capital), María José Tomas Sánchez (Department of Institutional Promotion and Territorial Cooperation, Directorate of EU Programs and Territorial Cooperation in CDTI for Industrial Technological Development), Luis Treviño Andrada-Vanderwilde (Investment Associate at DRAPER B1), carolina rodriguez (head of Promotion, Communication and Promotion Division at ENISA), Sonsoles Huidobro Martín-Laborda (deputy director of Industrial Technology and Professional Services at ICEX – Spain Export and Investment) and María Belén Usero Sánchez (tenured professor – Business Organization at Carlos III University of Madrid).

The table will be moderated by Belen Garcia (director of Packnet). The colloquium will focus on clarifying what are the strategic lines and actions that can be carried out regarding the financing of entrepreneurship. The topic that is presented on the table will be a conversation capable of resolving the doubts of those who have passed the ideation phase and, therefore, are looking for guidelines and advice to carry it out, to be able to make it a reality.

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