Final project conference: The Skills for the Digital Future of Plastic Factories - UPSKILL

15/04/2021 - 15:00

Polymer Comply Europe (PCE) is pleased to announce the final (virtual) conference for the project “The Skills for the Digital Future of Plastic Factories – UPSKILL”, organised on behalf of European Plastics Converters (EuPC) and the UPSKILL project.


The conference will take place on  15 April 2021 between 13.00 - 17.00 CET.  The aim of the online event is to provide a comprehensive overview of the results of the project and on the implementation of the UPSKILL syllabuses in Europe. In addition, the conference will be the perfect context to encourage the relationships between representatives of the educational field and the plastics industry, with the shared goal of overcoming the existing learning barriers in order to satisfy the requirements of the companies, simultaneously meeting the students’ needs.



  • Introduction
  • Overview of the situation in the plastics sector in the EU
  • Presentation of Upskill project and the results
  • The importance of the project’s results for educational system of every country (LT, FI, FR) and overview of how they will be applied
  • The importance of the results for the plastics companies
  • Impressions/testimonials of students and teachers from the piloting phase
  • Questions & Answers *
  • Closing remarks


Participation is free of charge but the registration is required.


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Who should attend:

  • Representatives from the plastics value chain
  • Regulatory affairs managers
  • Government regulators
  • Consultants
  • Trade associations
  • Service providers
  • NGOs
  • Academics

UPSKILL Objectives

  1. Analyse and identify qualifications and European VET curricula for plastics production line conductors based on the current and future skills demand in the plastics industry.
  2. Develop an adaptive work-based learning vocational training programme by integrating digital, programming, circular economy, and lean manufacturing skills.
The upskill project is Co-founded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union

The upskill project is Co-founded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union


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* We would like to kindly ask you to send us your professional questions in advance. We will have limited capacity and time to answer the real time questions, however the speaker(s) will be answering the pre-collected and selected questions.

Please submit your questions to Lilla Mezriczky – before 10 April 2021 12.00 CET.