EVENTS

Multiplier event European Seminar

scheduled: 2022-02-01 – 2022-02-28

The first European event will be organized by MIO in Greece at mid-project, at month 16 of the project lifetime.
The event will be organised in order to officially launch the Plastic Footprint among schools, VET, universities, researchers, NGOs, in order to share the experience of the footprint development, the involvement of primary schools and the cooperation with the VET school.
Moreover, the event will also be the occasion to disseminate the project, its aim and objectives and allocate space for interaction and discussions among the participants in order to engage them as much as possible and thus on the topic, for obtaining qualitative and professional feedback from their side.At the end of the seminar, participants will be invited to fill in an evaluation questionnaire that will allow the Consortium to analyze the results for further integrations.

Partners envisage the participation of minimum 30 people (10 foreigners and 20 local) representing the most relevant stakeholders: Associated Partners, school staff, teachers, students, professional experts in the field, educational organizations, teacher training organisations, science centers, science associations, science museums, science “entertainers”, Universities (departments of engineer, science, art, ICT, etc.), major broadcasters, industry sector, research institutes, NGOs, public authorities, policy makers, etc.

Multiplier event Info Days

scheduled: 2022-11-01 – 2022-12-31

Info days will be organized by Eurodimensions in MT, NEMO in NL, SCOALA 10 in RO, THEMISTOKLIS in EL, EFFEBI in IT in order to officially launch the STEAM BOX, the Labs and to invite other schools to take part to the Final Contest. It will be structured as a half-day event, aimed at addressing other schools and students at local, regional, national level with the advertising campaign and at showing them the App and its functionalities.
The event will be therefore conceived as an info day for students and teachers where they can share their experiences in relation to environmental education and share initiatives specifically targeting plastic usage at school level.
In this way it will be possible to enforce formal and informal cooperation between schools and establish a fruitful alliance on the topic.
During the seminar the main project outcomes will be illustrated. An interactive moment will also be established: students and participants will also be invited to validate the project results, including the APP and the school recommendations, in this way, the event will be also useful in order to get their feedbacks and suggestions before the finalization of project results. All these inputs will be collected through the filling in of evaluation questionnaires that will allow the Consortium to analyze the results for further integrations.
Moreover, during the event, materials developed as part of the advertising campaign will be shown and implemented.
Partners envisage the participation of minimum 15 people representing the most relevant stakeholders: Associated Partners, school staff, teachers, students, professional experts in the field, educational organizations, teacher training organisations, research institutes, NGOs, public authorities, policy makers, etc.

Final Dissemination Conference

scheduled: 2023-04-01 – 2023-04-30

The Final Dissemination Conference will be organized by AGORA in NL with the support of NEMO in M30

The aim of this event is to present all final results achieved during the project lifetime and to officially announce the winners of the contest’s award.

Subsequently, during the Final event, all Partners will:

  • present and disseminate Project’s results (Footprint App, the Report on footprint results, the STEAM box, the Recommendations etc.)
  • present the Contest: its aim, its participants, the judging committee
  • give space to Contest’s participants to ‘pitch’ their project idea & their team
  • award best projects -raise awareness on the need to educate pupils and staff at school level in responsibly using, consuming and recycling plastic items
  • create a network of plastic-free schools and organizations interested in following up with the project’s activities.


The judging panel will be composed by national and foreigner experts in the field of education, waste management, sustainable development education which has already expressedtheir interest through the signature of a Letter of Support. They will be also involved in order Project’s activities in order to assure continuity and the creation of a proper ‘plastic-free’ transnational community.


Before the event partners will set up a strategy in order to reach the greatest possible number of attendees. During the conference the main project outcomes and achievements, especially those obtained during the validation phase will be illustrated. Partners will allow for interaction and discussions among the participants in order to engage them as much as possible and thus, for obtaining qualitative and professional feedback from their side. At the end of the conference, participants will be invited to fill in an evaluation questionnaire that will allow the Consortium to analyze the results for further integrations. Partners envisage the participation of minimum 34 people (7 foreigners and 27 local) representing the most relevant stakeholders: Associated Partners, school staff, teachers,
students, professional experts in the field, educational organizations, teacher training organisations, science centers, science associations, science museums, science “entertainers”, Universities (departments of engineer, science, art, ICT, etc.), major broadcasters, industry sector, research institutes, NGOs, public authorities, policy makers, etc.

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