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Sustainable textiles

Novel processes for sustainable cellulose-based materials

The aim of NeoCel is to develop a durable textile fiber based on wood and / or cotton waste. Without using hazardous chemicals, NeoCel combines progress in processes for reactive cellulose pulp with new aqueous processes for dissolving and regenerating cellulose fibres in cold alkali.


Summary

Project name

NeoCel

Status

Active

RISE role in project

Coordinator, Work package leader: WP1 Raw material processing, WP4 Post-processing & textile products, WP5 System integration, WP6 Dissemination and exploitation, WP7 Management

Project start

Duration

3 years

Total budget

€ 3 662 717

Partner

VTT, Ing. A. Maurer, Katty Fashion, Andritz, Nouryon (formely AkzoNobel), Domsjö Fabriker, AB Enzymes, Roal, LIST Technology, Re:Newcell, FOV Fabrics, Söktas

Funders

Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU)

Project website

Coordinators

Supports the UN sustainability goals

9. Industry, innovation and infrastructure
12. Responsible consumption and production
Joakim Nordblom

Contact person

Joakim Nordblom

Projektkommunikatör

+46 10 516 53 87
joakim.nordblom@ri.se

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