Materials

Materials

Conversion of Lignocellulosic Biomass Waste to Plywood Alternative
- TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEWPlywood is a preferred material used in furniture and home building for its durability since the Egyptian and Roman times. In 2019, the world consumed 165 million cm3 of plywood...
Bio-Based Compostable Pressure Sensitive Adhesive
- TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEWPressure sensitive adhesives (PSAs) are viscous resins that are designed to adhere to various substrates under light pressure. Majority of commercially available PSAs are...
3D Printed Smart Fabric Can Stiffen on Demand
- TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEWSmart fabrics are materials that can sense and respond to environmental stimuli, varying their properties and/or communicating data to external devices. Smart fabrics have great...
Medical Grade Bioactive Filament for 3D Printing
- TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW Medical 3D printing is expected to grow in the coming years due to the rising demand for patient-specific surgery products and medical devices. The use of 3D printing in...
Molecular Imprinted Polymers (MIPS) based Fluid Sensors for Contaminants Monitoring
- TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEWMonitoring of contaminants in fluids often require capital-intensive machinery and sampling comes at a hefty price tag. With the advent of tightening regulations across various...
Self-Cleaning Additive for Paints and Coatings
- TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEWGreen building technologies are of great importance to provide large modern cities with the capability of environmental protection and sustainable development. It is highly...
Sustainable Bioplastics Produced from Organic Waste
- TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEWBioplastics have gained significant attention due to the environmental issues of fossil-based plastics and the realisation of limited petroleum resources. On the other side,...
Non-Toxic Flame-Retardant Nanocoating for Various Polymeric Materials
- TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEWCatastrophic residential fires and wildfires have a significant impact in terms of fatalities, injuries, loss of property, and air pollution. Flame retardants play important...
Fast-Curing and Ready-to-Use Glass Fibre Reinforced Polymer (GFRP)
- TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEWFibre reinforced polymer (FRP) is widely used for blast protection and structural reinforcement of concrete elements in buildings and infrastructure. However, conventional FRP...
Reciclado y valorización de productos de higiene femenina
- 2022_R_93 Prioridad AVI del Reto 5.- Economía...
Packaging compostable con resistencia térmica elevada
- 2022_R_90 Prioridad AVI del Reto 5.- Economía...