Environment

The analysis of complex samples (food samples of samples from nature) reveal that microplastics tend to be embedded in other materials, requiring time-consuming (bio) chemical purification and separation procedures.

"Do eat" developed home compostable & edible food recipients to decrease plastic wastes

MarinaTex is a home compostable material designed as an alternative to single-use plastic films. The material is comprised of waste material from the fishing industry and sustainable algae.

International Standards and Patents in Renewable Energy (INSPIRE) offers information to users on the characteristics and use of patents and standards for the deployment of renewable energy technologies, facilitating dialogue between different stakeholders on these topics.

Because PFASs are often used in textile finishing, the European Commission launches a comprehensive study on the use of all types of PFAS in the textile sector.

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Researching alternative, non-toxic elements for the synthesis of polyurethane. Fully renewable resources, such as residues from sugar refineries and the production of biofuel, natural oils and fats, are used to develop biobased polyurethane.

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Toy Safety in the EU

Toys contribute to child development and play is an essential part of growing up. However, toys have to be safe for children to play with. Ensuring that toys marketed in the EU do not put children at risk is a priority. EU legislation aims to ensure that toys meet safety

Vertical green walls offer many advantages, although there are still many uncertainties about them.

The aim of this Cornet project is to develop non-toxic, durable and biobased FR coatings and finishes.