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.


Country: Spain


The UPV/EHU is the Spanish University offering the highest number of degrees. The UPV/EHU is not only one of the leading universities  in  Spain  according  to  international  rankings  but  also  one  of  the  leading universities in the European area for the quality of its teaching, its commitment to continuous training and the excellence of its research, development and innovation. It holds agreements with more than 400 international universities.

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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