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PLASTIC-FREE PACKAGING

JOIN THE CALL TO FIND THE MOST COMPETITIVE ALTERNATIVES TO PLASTIC PACKAGING

(RE)SET Retail – Plastic-free Packaging is an Open Innovation program designed to bring together innovators and industry leaders, to find the most innovative alternatives to plastic packaging.

Either because plastic has become dangerously ubiquitous, or because the EU is consistently strengthening the legal framework about its usage, it is time to (RE)SET the paradigm around plastic. If you have a solution that promotes the reduction of plastic use at any level of the retail value chain, this challenge is for you.

The selected participants will be piloting alongside world-class retailers and their own wide range of white label suppliers, whose reach will be able to make their solution go global.

why apply

are you ready to scale your business?

Whether you are a Research Center, a small/medium business, or a startup, we can integrate your innovative solution to the (RE)SET Ecosystem. By joining (RE)SET Retail partners, you’ll be partnering with retailers representing 30% of the French market, with a presence in more than 30 countries and ~15.000 stores.

Get access to leading retailers and their network of suppliers. Reach their markets and scale globally.

Conduct hands-on pilots to quickly test your solution in real-life industrial conditions and get rapid market feedback on your product.

Join a dynamic ecosystem gathering like-minded innovators with diverse backgrounds to build future partnerships and find right the expertise for your solution.

challenges

PLASTIC-FREE PACKAGING FOR RETAIL

IMPROVE current alternatives competitiveness

FIND NEW sustainable materials

RE-DISCOVER Reusable Packaging

The focus will be on all packaging, including food packaging (dry and fresh), groceries, and hygiene products. You can apply whether you have a technical innovation or Innovative Business Model to tackle the plastic issue.

solutions

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Coating / Industrial Equipments / Raw Materials (recyclable & compostable) / Non-plastic Packaging / Reusable Packaging / Oxygen or water scavengers / Innovative Business Model / Bioplastics / Innovative Filling Equipments

…and any other solution that helps in removing plastic from packaging.

partners

MEET THE PARTNERS

CARREFOUR

Carrefour is a global leader in Retail. As part of its ambition to become the world leader in the food transition for everyone, Carrefour is committing to reduce the amount of plastic packaging it uses in its activities and to promote packaging solutions that are more environmentally-friendly. Carrefour aims to reach 100% recyclable, reusable or compostable packaging for its own brands by 2025.

www.carrefour.com

SYSTÈME U

Système U is a leading French retailers’ company, comprising about eight hundred independent hypermarkets and supermarkets in France. Make retail differently is Systeme U’s leitmotif, and it mainly consists of banning all controversial substances of its own brand products, removing useless or substitutable plastic from products or packaging, and reaching 100% recyclable packaging by 2025.

www.magasins-u.com

VEOLIA

Veolia group is a global leader in optimized resource management, with presence in 5 continents and operates with 171.000 employees. The group specializes in designing and providing water, waste, and energy management solutions, that contribute to the sustainable development of communities and industries. Through its three complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, to preserve available resources, and to replenish them.

In 2018, the Veolia Group served 95 million people with drinking water and 63 million people with sanitation. It has produced nearly 56 million megawatt hours and recovered 49 million tonnes of waste. In the same year, Veolia Environnement has recorded a consolidated turnover of 25.91 billion euros.

www.veolia.com

LSDH

LSDH Group is the leading producer of ambient and refrigerated fruit juices, and one of the last independent producers of drinking milk in France. The group has expanded its activities to catering activities and fourth range salads since Les Crudettes joined it in 2013. LSDH processes and packages all liquid food products in cardboard packaging, plastic bottles, and glass bottles.

Innovation and environmental sustainability are at the heart of LSDH’s purpose, and it thrives on a range of global initiatives, from the development of new packaging & materials to logistics solutions.

lsdh.fr

ESSITY

Essity is a leading global hygiene and health company dedicated to improving well-being through products and solutions, essentials for everyday life.
In 2018, Essity won the “Technological Innovation of the Year” award for the Tork EasyCube® and the “Best Practice: Sustainability” award for Tork PaperCircle™ at the European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards.

In France, Essity manufactures and sells hygiene and health market-leading products through a portfolio of renowned brands such as Cutimed, Demak’Up, JOBST, Leukoplast, Lotus, Nana, Okay, Radiante, TENA, Tensosport and Tork.

essity.fr

ALTHO

Altho is a French company specialised in manufacturing potato Crisps, which sells its products in almost all of France’s supermarket. Altho markets it’s own brand, Bret’s, as much as private label where it is  a major leader.

Altho is also developing on the international level, either with its own brand, Bret’s, or with private labels. It is currently present in Europe, Asia and Africa.

For many years now, Altho has been placing the environmental approach at the heart of its concerns. Anxious to ally sustainable development and economic competitiveness, it is always looking for more and more innovative solutions.

altho.fr

EUROPE SNACKS

Europe Snacks, founded in 1991, has in 25 years become one of the main players on the French market for private label savoury snacks and the leader in the stacked chips segment.

Thanks to its manufacturing expertise and R&D know-how, Europe Snacks continues to develop innovative quality products and offers a wide range of Snacks, Crackers and Stacked Chips to retailers and brand owners around the world.

europesnacks.com

PROGRAM

Phase 1: APPLICATIONS

May 14th – July 7th

Attract quality innovators & Raise program awareness

Phase 2: EVALUATION & MATCHING PHASE

July 8th – August 30th

Evaluation and selection of the solutions with the best fit

Phase 3: BOOTCAMP

September 23rd – September 26th

Meet the partners and design the pilot

November 4th – November 6th

After a viability check, pitch your solutions and validate them with the sponsors.

Phase 4: PILOTING

November 7th – TBC

Run Minimum Viable Pilot to prove your solution.

Phase 5: END OF PROGRAM

From Demo-Day onwards

Turn pilots into long-term partnerships.

WHAT IS (RE)SET

(RE)SET is an Open Innovation Program entirely dedicated to Circular Economy and Environmental Challenges. Our Programs enable industry leaders to reinforce competitiveness through sustainability.

As creating value is the only way to combine growth and sustainability, the (RE)SET way consists in bringing tangible and competitive solutions to environmental challenges by teaming up leaders of a given industry with top innovators in the circular economy field.

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