Plastic Engineering Day 2020 - online conference for students

Are you a student with an interest in plastic materials, technology, and recycling in the plastics industry? Join us for the online conference: Plastic Engineering Day 2020 live from Aarhus University on Thursday, October 29 from 12-15:50.

Online conference: Technical talks and PROJECT PLASTIC award show

Plastic Engineering Day 2020 has been converted into an online conference so that students from near and far have the opportunity to attend without compromising the corona-restrictions.

Program – 12:00-15:50

The program will be followed as precisely as possible – but since the conference is online, you can expect small changes to the timeline along the way.

12:00: Welcome by moderator Nina Vinther Andersen from Moving Copenhagen

12:10-13:50: Talks followed by questions:

  • Erteco Rubber and Plastics: Metal Replacement by High-Performance Plastics.
    Presenter: Edwin Groothuis, Country Manager
  • Biesterfeld Nordic DK: Technical materials.
    Presenter: Johnny Bjarnholt-Olsen, Sales Director
  • Plixxent: Polyurethane – A part of your everyday life,
    Presenter: Kenneth Søborg, Key Account Manager and Jakob Bøgholm, Senior R&D Project Manager
  • Molytex: Engineering plastics to high performance.
    Presenter: Jakob Clemen, Technical Sales Engineer

13:50-14:00: Break

14:00-14:25: Talk followed by questions:

  • DTU, Department of Mechanical Engineering: Improvements in terms of lead-time and flexibility achieved by the implementation of additive manufacturing for polymer extrusion tooling based on the results of the Horizon2020 European project DIGIMAN 4.0
    Presenter: Guido Tosello, Associate Professor, Section of Manufacturing Engineering

14:25-15:15: The finalists in the PROJECT PLASTIC-competition are presented  – the five groups will pitch their projects live

15:15-15:25: Break – jury deliberation

15:25-15:40: And the winners are.. Award show with Jakob Clemen, Technical Sales Engineer in Molytex and judging panel representative

15:40-15:50: Thank you for today


The PROJECT PLASTIC winners will be selected on Plastic Engineering Day, where you can meet the finalists who will pitch their projects. The judging panel’s votes will determine the competition.

The judging panel is set up by the Danish Plastics Federation and consists of: Jakob Clemen, Technical Sales Engineer in Molytex, Pia Dahlin, Market Development Manager in BASF, and Rasmus Dall Nielsen, mechanical engineer, partner in TechKnow and winner of PROJECT PLASTIC 2019.

Sign up for Plastic Engineering Day:

Participate online and stream the conference live from home.

You will receive a streaming-link by email closer to the event.