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The study started in end of May 2016, where the review and the assessment of design options that can facilitate reuse and recycling are expected to finish in December 2016, and the technology roadmap is expected to finish in February 2017. The table below gives an indicative timeline for the coming tasks. The timeline is subject to change and may be updated during the course of the study.




End of May 2016

Launch of study

August 2016

Launch of website

September 2016

Interim report

October 2016

Stakeholder meeting (indicative)

November 2016 Draft final report

December 2016

Final report

February 2017 Technology roadmap


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Any stakeholder meeting is subject to confirmation of room availability at the European Commission. Please do not make your travel arrangement before receiving the final meeting confirmation prior to the meeting.


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