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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.


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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


3 years

Total budget

€ 3 662 717


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


Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU)

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Supports the UN sustainability goals

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

Contact person

Joakim Nordblom

Project Communications Officer

+46 10 516 53 87

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