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WooBAdh

Environmentally-friendly bioadhesives from renewable resources

Logo WooBAdh

 

Coordinator: Prof. María Teresa Moreira, University of Santiago de Compostela, Chemical Engineering, HES, Spain

Consortium:
Universite de Lorraine, LERMAB-ENSTIB
, HES, France
University of Ljubljana, Wood Science and Technology, Biotechnical Faculty, HES, Slovenia
Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg, Institute of Earth and Environmental Sciences – Chair of Forest Biomaterials, HES, Germany
Fraunhofer ICT, Environmental Engineering, REC, Germany

Project Abstract

WooBAdh project aims to study the feasibility of replacing formaldehyde in wood adhesives by natural components derived from wood or other vegetable matter. The bioadhesives will be produced by applying chemical and enzymatic modifications on lignin and tannins. The use of the bioadhesives will avoid emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOC) from everyday and household products.

Group photo WooBAdh

Photo: WooBAdh

 

WooBAdh is funded by the ERA CoBioTech partners: ANR, BMBF, MIZS, AEI and co-funded by the European Union.

Project Start: March 2018  Duration: 36 months
Project Budget:  Total Cost: 1.191.000 Euro, Funding: 1.135.000 Euro
Project Website: http://www.usc.es/biogroup/woobadh
Twitter: https://twitter.com/woobadh
Researchgate: https://www.researchgate.net/project/WooBAdh

 

Project presentation from ACHEMA kick-off meeting

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HES – higher education sector – university
REC – research organisation