Project "bioPEU fibers" - Modified polyhydroxyalkanoates for high-quality, biodegradable, medical suture material

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Intention:
From bio-based, modified polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) fibers for high-quality, medical suture material are to be developed, which is biocompatible and biodegradable.

R&D partners:
Catgut GmbH, Fabes Forschungs-GmbH, FRITZMEIER Umwelttechnik GmbH & Co. KG, Thüringisches Institut für Textil- und Kunststoffforschung e.V., UnaveraChemlab GmbH

Funding:
ZIM cooperation project, Federal ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

Duration: 1st February 2018 – 31st January 2021

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Project "PHAt" – Polyhydroxyalkanoates for technical lubricant applications

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Intention:
Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) and chemical modifiers are used to produce bio-based and biodegradable thickeners and binders for lubricants and bonded coatings.

R&D partners:
FUCHS Schmierstoffe GmbH, Fritzmeier Umwelttechnik GmbH & Co. KG, UnaveraChemLab GmbH, Fraunhofer-Institut für Umwelt-, Sicherheit- und Energietechnik UMSICHT

Funding:
Funding program "Tailor-made ingredients for a competitive bio-economy", Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Duration: 1st October 2017 – 30th September 2020

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Project "PHB-adhesives" - High performance adhesives from biopolymers

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Intention:
On the basis of PHB from residues, various adhesives are to be developed e.g. adhesives for bottle labeling or bonding of sound-absorbing materials in laminate floors and solvent adhesives for foam padding production.

R&D-partners:
FRITZMEIER Umwelttechnik GmbH & Co. KG, Jowat SE, Unavera ChemLab GmbH, Fraunhofer-Institut für Umwelt-, Sicherheits- und Energietechnik UMSICHT

Funding:
KMU-innovativ: Biotechnologie-BioChance, Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung

Duration: April 2017 - March 2020

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Project "bone adhesive" - Biopolymers for the treatment of bone injuries

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Intention:
Project goal is the development of a biocompatible and biodegradable adhesive for the medical treatment of bone injuries (e.g. bone fractures).

R&D-partners:
Fabes Forschungs-GmbH, InnoTERE GmbH, provenion GmbH, Unavera Chemlab GmbH, German University in Cairo, Universitätsklinikum Ulm - Institut für Unfallchirurgische Forschung und Biomechanik

Funding:
ZIM cooperation project, Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie

Duration: July 2015 - June 2019

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