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Circular solutions for the textile industry

Project description

Sustainable clothing and fishing gear

The EU-funded Glaukos project aims to develop innovative and environmentally sustainable textile fibres and coatings. The complete life cycle of these textiles will be redesigned: their sustainability performance (i.e. biodegradability and bio-recyclability) will be enhanced significantly, while their technical performance will be matched to end-user requirements. Glaukos builds on two concepts: triggerable biodegradability as a key concept in polymer design to mitigate textile-based microplastics pollution, and bio-recycling as a sustainable end-of-life solution. The supply chain distance is also substantially reduced by scaling up a disruptive way of producing the main polymer building block from several bio-based feedstocks. The underlying objective of Glaukos is to reduce the carbon and the plastic footprint of clothing and fishing gear. Stakeholders’ engagement will be encouraged through the involvement of individuals from the clothing and fishing gear industry.

Field of science

  • /natural sciences/chemical sciences/polymer science
  • /agricultural sciences/agriculture, forestry, and fisheries
  • /natural sciences/earth and related environmental sciences/environmental sciences/pollution
  • /engineering and technology/materials engineering/textiles

Call for proposal

H2020-BBI-JTI-2019
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Funding Scheme

BBI-RIA - Bio-based Industries Research and Innovation action

Coordinator

BIO BASE EUROPE PILOT PLANT VZW
Address
Rodenhuizekaai 1
9042 Desteldonk Gent
Belgium
Activity type
Other
EU contribution
€ 934 425

Participants (13)

UNIVERSITEIT MAASTRICHT
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 667 875
Address
Minderbroedersberg 4-6
6200 MD Maastricht
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
B4PLASTICS
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 486 500
Address
Paul Lambertlaan 88
3630 Maasmechelen
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
NOVOZYMES A/S
Denmark
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
Krogshoejvej 36
2880 Bagsvaerd
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
FORSCHUNGSZENTRUM JULICH GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 564 955
Address
Wilhelm Johnen Strasse
52428 Julich
Activity type
Research Organisations
EUROCORD
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 192 500
Address
Archimedesstraat 17
1000 Brussel
Activity type
Other
I-COATS
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 127 750
Address
Kardinaal Mercierlei 29
2600 Antwerp
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
NEXIS FIBERS A.S.
Slovakia
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
Chemlonska 1
06612 Humenne
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
VAN BEELEN GROUP
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 65 625
Address
Industriestraat 48
1976CV Ijmuiden
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
UNIVERSIDAD DE VIGO
Spain
EU contribution
€ 411 500
Address
Lg Campus Lagoas Marcosende
36310 Vigo Pontevedra
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
QUANTIS
Switzerland
EU contribution
€ 309 750
Address
Parc Scientifique Epfl Pse D
1024 Ecublens Vd
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
BUNDESVERBAND DER DEUTSCHEN SPORTARTIKEL-INDUSTRIE (BSI) EV
Germany
EU contribution
€ 140 000
Address
Adenauerallee 134
53113 Bonn
Activity type
Other
FVA SAS DI LOUIS FERRINI & C
Italy
EU contribution
€ 285 000
Address
Viale Gorgia Di Leontini 131
00124 Roma
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
PAK GIDA URETIM VE PAZARLAMA ANONIM SIRKETI
Turkey
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
Prof. Dr Bulent Tarcan Cad. Engin Pak Is Merkezi N Gayreteppe Mah
41135 Istanbul
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)