Projects

Ongoing Projects

SUSBINCO – Sustainable binders and coatings

Sustainable Binders and Coatings (SUSBINCO) is focused on sustainable bio-based binders and coatings in versatile applications such as fiber-based packaging, gasket materials, wood products, paints, adhesives, sealants, and abrasives. For more details please contact prof. Chunlin Xu, chunlin.xu@abo.fi, Åbo Akademi.

FRACTION – Novel lignocellulose fractionation process for high purity lignin, hemicellulose and cellulose valorisation into added value products

FRACTION develops a novel integrated biorefinery approach to maximize the purity and quality of lignin and hemicellulose side streams in 2nd generation biorefineries to achieve its use in the formulation of high added value products, while keeping high quality cellulose as main targeted product. Read more

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PLASTin – To support the plastic industry actors to develop systemic, and environmentally optimized recycling concepts

The ALL-IN for Plastics Recycling (PLASTin) project is established to support the plastic industry actors to develop systemic, and environmentally optimized recycling concepts. This project is the first project in 4Recycling ecosystem. Read more

During 2022 is prepared the PLASTin 2.0 and the consortium is open for new partners. For more information contact Pirjo Kaivos.

Under preparation

Interested in replacing TiO2? Join the consortium!

Project consortium for a co-innovation project to replace TiO2 with cellulose-based opacifiers is under construction​

CLIC is supporting Aalto University to prepare a co-innovation project Cellulose-based opacifiers to replace TiO2. The specific target is to investigate the possibility of partly or completely replace TiO2 as an opacifier using cellulose. Read more.

Ended Projects

BIOSWITCH – Encouraging Brand Owners to Switch to Bio-Based

New Fibres

SmartLi

New Fiber products

ACEL – ADVANCED CELLULOSE TO NOVEL PRODUCTS

Pilots4U

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