This free FEICA webinar, taking place November 23, 2023 from 10:30 to 11:30 (CET Brussels), will delve into different aspects of adhesives and sealants in the electronics sector, showcasing their unique properties and the integral role they play in contributing to the principles of the circular economy.

Speakers will discuss how electronic devices can be debonded and recycled after being bonded and sealed, and will provide concrete examples about the circular economy potential of reversible bonding in smartphones.

Webinar agenda and speakers:

•    10:30-10:35 - FEICA introduction & regulatory context - Dimitris Soutzoukis, senior manager, Regulatory Affairs, FEICA

•    10:35-10:50 - Adhesives and sealants’ unique properties in the electronics sector - Dr Annett Linemann, director, Technology Outlook & Sustainability, H.B. Fuller, chair FEICA Electronics Technical Task Force

•    10:50-11:05 - Disassembly of electronics and possible adaptations of adhesives and sealants for reusability, repairability and recyclability of electronics ‘Debonding on Demand’ - Matthias Popp, group leader, Adhesive Formulation, Fraunhofer Institute

•    11:05-11:20 - The circular economy potential of reversible bonding in smartphones - Ive Vanderreydt, Circular Economy Expert, VITO NV

•    11:20-11:30 - Q&A

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