Consortium

ITENE

ITENE is a Research Institute constituted in 1994 as a private non-profit Research centre integrated with businesses, entities and institutions related to Packaging, Transport and Logistics. Our mission consists of improving business competitiveness through the promotion of research, development, innovation and advanced technological services.

Website: www.itene.com

Country: Spain


Arctic Fiber Company Ltd

AFC Biotechnical Process is part of knowhow of Arctic Fiber Company Ltd, which main idea is to concentrate on the development of bioprocesses and analytical techniques for environmental and sustainable material bioprocessing purposes. The personel of the company has already over 20 year experience trough the development of biotechnical processes in defirillisation and modification of non wood and wood fibers.


Website: www.arcticfiber.fi

Country: Finland

Melodea

MELODEA is a dynamic R&D company pioneering the development of NCC from renewable resources for industrial applications. The company is backed by decades of experience in cellulose research, bio-nano technology coupled with decades of experience in composite materials.

Website: www.melodea.eu

Country: Israel

OrganoClick AB

OrganoClick aspires to be a world-leading player within the developmental field of environmentally friendly fiber-based materials and additives for modifying fiber-based materials.  OrganoClick  AB  was  founded  in  2006  based  on  scientific  breakthroughs  in methods for modifications of bio-fibers at the Swedish University for Agricultural Sciences and Stockholm University.

Website: www.organoclick.com

Country: Sweden

 

University of the Basque Country

The University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) is a teaching and research institution officially founded in 1985. The university employs over 7.000 people throughout 31 faculties and schools and 107 departments geographically distributed in three campuses with over 50,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Website: www.ehu.es

Country: Spain

 

BIOBASED INSTITUTE

Rodenburg Biopolymers is a trade name of RB Biobased Institute BV and  is a family owned company located in The Netherlands. The company’s main activities are development, production and sales of starch based products. Rodenburg focuses its business on high tech biodegradable biopolymer product range. These are patented bioplastics, biobased and/or biodegradable, suitable for conversion in standard conversion equipment such as Thermoform. 

Website: www.biopolymers.nl

Country: Netherlands

 

Termoformas de Levante

Termoformas de Levante, S.L was created in 2004 with a clear innovation vocation. Their main activity is to manufacture High Vacuum thermoformed packaging using the most advanced technology for food products.

Website: www.termoformas.net

Country: Spain

 

FLHEA focuses on the upscaling and chemical modification of micro and and nanoreinforcements based in Hemp and Flax, and its subsequent processing to obtain new biodegradable composites with improved properties. This is an European project, funded by the 7th R+D Framework Programme of the European Union, led by the Packaging, Transport & Logistics Research Center (ITENE), within a consortium which also involves the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), Melodea, Rodenburg Biopolymers, Arctic Fiber Organoclick AB and Termoformas del Levante.

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