The aim of the thematic network, AREP, was to strengthen the European industry and to preserve the European leadership in environmental technologies because especially America and Asia are currently intensifying enormously their efforts to get into this immense market. For this thematic network the special topic of recycling, recovery and reuse of electronic parts at the end of their life was chosen.
The following activities have been conducted:
With the submitting of the ECOLIFE project proposal, the activities of AREP were very successfully terminated.
The project was proposed by 5 partners (60 % from industry) representing 3 member states. The budget worked out for the exploratory phase is € 60.000 out of which 75 %, equal to € 45.000 was asked from the Brite-EuRam programme.
4.9.1997 – 17.12.1997
Technical University of Vienna (AT)
Fundacion Robotiker (ES), Selectronik Computer Recycling GmbH (DE), RELECTRONIC-REMECH (AT), Sony International GmbH (DE)