BioFuture

Bioplastics and Biocomposites as building block of a sustainable future - Establishment of research projects within the framework of Horizon2020 with Australia, Malaysia and India within the areas of Health, Traffic, Climate Protection, Environment and Resource Efficiency

To foster synergies between research and industry in Germany, Australia, Malaysia and India in the area of Bioeconomy with focus on bioplastics and biocomposites, the project goal is to develop joint proposals within the framework of Horizon2020. Furthermore, the current network will be extended to include more research and industry partners from the participating countries. The projects shall contribute to a more sustainable future within the areas of Health, Traffic, Climate Protection, Environment and Resource Efficiency.

Objectives:

  • Development of joint projects in the framework of Horizon2020
  • Exchange of researchers
  • Establishment of a network and platform
  • Workshops

Project details

  • Project title: “ Bioplastics and Biocomposites as building block of a sustainable future - Establishment of research projects within the framework of Horizon2020 with Australia, Malaysia and India within the areas of Health, Traffic, Climate Protection, Environment and Resource Efficiency"
  • Project manager: DLR
  • Funding: BMBF
  • Project partner: Vel Tech, University of Southern Queensland, LaTrobe University, University of Nottingham - Malaysia Campus
  • Coordination: IfBB – Institute for Bioplastics and Biocomposites
  • Duration: October 2018 – December 2020
  • Project coordination: Prof. Dr.-Ing Andrea Siebert-Raths
  • Project lead: Sebastian Spierling and Venkateshwaran Venkatachalam
Source: BMBF & DLR