Advanced materials

 

Advanced materials

RISE and Apple are developing a new bio-based packaging material
23/05/2024 - In a joint research project, RISE and Apple have developed a unique bio-based foam. The properties of the foam suggest that it could replace fossil-based materials such as polymer foam,...
Making furniture with paper machines – VTT and ISKU have created a novel biocomposite chair from cellulose
02/05/2024 - © VTTThe chair is the world’s first innovation that utilizes foam forming technology, combines natural cellulose fibres, wood pulp and thermoplastic components, and represents a...
Sustainable Gluing With Renewable Adhesives: Advancements In Paper-Based Packaging
22/04/2024 - Packaging is an integral part of our modern society but also impacts the environment. Paper-based packaging is one of the most commonly used types, which relies on renewable raw materials....
From wheat to bioplastics
- Partnership between Tereos (Moussy-le-Vieux, France)and Futerro (Escanaffles, Belgium) boosts green chemistry in a first in Europe. Unprecedented in Europe, two industrial players, experts in...
From wheat to bioplastics: Partnership between Tereos and Futerro boosts green chemistry in a first in Europe
23/04/2024 - Unprecedented in Europe, two industrial players, experts in their respective fields, are joining forces to develop a circular and sustainable biomanufacturing platform dedicated to green...
Nordic Bioproducts Group and Thailand’s PTT MCC Biochem Co. Ltd. forge a strategic partnership to advance bioplastic innovation for everyday items
22/04/2024 - Nordic Bioproducts Group (NBG), a biomaterial innovation company and developer of pioneering AaltoCell Technology, has entered into a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with PTT...
Plastic-free vegan leather that dyes itself grown from bacteria
17/04/2024 - Researchers at Imperial College London have genetically engineered bacteria to grow animal- and plastic-free leather that dyes itself.In recent years, scientists and...
Nordic Bioproducts Group and PTT MCC Biochem forge a strategic partnership
- The Finnish startup has formed an MOU with one of the world’s leading bioplastic producers. This strategic collaboration aims to advance the performance and compostability of bioplastics,...
New composite decking could reduce global warming effects of building materials
- Buildings and production of the materials used in their construction emit a lot of carbon dioxide (CO2), a potent greenhouse gas that contributes to global warming and climate change. But storing...
Chitosan: A bioplastics breakthrough
07/03/2024 - “In 2020, I think we almost have a moral obligation to try to use the...
New Medical Adhesive Derived From Shellfish Has Potential to Advance New Solutions for Unmet Clinical Needs
01/03/2024 - Harvard researchers have found that chitosan films, a fibrous, sugar-based material derived from the processed outer skeletons of shellfish, achieved rapid and strong bonding of hydrogels through...
Rahul Bansal – Birla Cellulose: Cellulose Fibre is the Fibre of the Future
28/02/2024 - Ahead of the 5th Cellulose Fibres Conference in Cologne this March, Michael Carus, CEO of nova-Institute, talks to Rahul Bansal about the markets and future development of the cellulose...
nova’s experts (re)introduced: Guido Müller
25/01/2024 - Guido Müller joined nova-Institute in January 2017 as Manager for Marketing Communication and Dissemination. He moved to the management team shortly afterwards as Head of Communications...