Cost effective lignin‑based carbon fibres for innovative light‑weight applications


Spotlight on GreenLight on at Ecocomp 2017

Published: 12th May 2017

Project partners were in attendance at Ecocomp 2017, the 6th International Conference on Sustainable Fibres, Polymers and Composites, where roller banners for the project and BBI were displayed alongside flyers for each. The conference proved to be hugely successful and a fantastic forum for the development of eco-friendly composites. There is huge demand for more […]

Project flyer, poster & postcard available to download

Published: 15th March 2017

A flyer, poster and postcard detailing the project’s aims and objectives are now available to download.

GreenLight Project, to develop lignin-based carbon fibres, has entered upscaling phase

Published: 13th March 2017

The GreenLight project, who’s objective is to develop green and cost-efficient carbon fibres from lignin, a by-product of paper pulp mills, has now entered the upscaling phase of the project. GreenLight has successfully produced lignin-based carbon fibres at the laboratory scale and will soon produce a large batch of lignin in the LignoCity LignoBoost demonstration facility […]

Welcome to RISE – The Swedish Research Institute

Published: 17th February 2017

The RISE institutes Innventia, SP, and Swedish ICT have merged in order to become a stronger research and innovation partner. Through our international collaboration programmes with academia, industry, and the public sector, we ensure the competitiveness of the Swedish business community on an international level and contribute to a sustainable society. Our 2,200 employees support […]

Innventia present at Zellcheming 2016

Published: 30th June 2016

Per Tomani of Innventia recently gave a presentation on the “Production of carbon fibres from kraft lignin for composites” at Zellcheming 28-30 June 2016 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Details here:

Lignin carbon fibre project kicked-off

Published: 7th October 2015

The nine organisations co-operating in GreenLight kicked off their work in Stockholm 22-23 September. The aim of the project is green and cost-efficient carbon fibre composites for light-weight cars.

Research project to make lignin carbon fibre possible

Published: 29th June 2015

Innventia – together with Södra and seven other organisations – has been awarded an EU research project that aims to increase investments in development for manufacturing carbon fibre-reinforced plastic composites from kraft lignin. This initiative is of great significance in terms of access to bio-based products in a future bioeconomy. n brief, the research project […]


This project has received funding from the Bio Based Industries Joint Undertaking under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 667501.