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

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Weaving

Published: 18th June 2018

STFI is working as a non-profit research institution with textile and nonwoven producers as well as several manufacturers of textile machinery and nonwoven plants. During the weaving process, the weaving machine interlaces the yarns in the lengthwise direction of the fabric (warp) and the yarns crossing the warp, known as weft according to a specific […]

GreenLight joins with Biowatch

Published: 30th March 2018

BIOWATCH (http://library.bioways.eu/library_home) is an interactive online platform that provides projects in the bioeconomy sector with a free service to position themselves alongside one another and provide direct access to industry, political stakeholders, the media and the general public. The GreenLight consortium have joined Biowatch and we will be part of a marketing campaign, which will […]

BBI JU Stakeholder Forum 2017

Published: 7th December 2017

The BBI JU Stakeholder Forum 2017 brought together the bio-based industries community to facilitate discussion on the strategic direction for the BBI JU programme. This was achieved through constructive and open dialogue with the stakeholders. BBI JU had a comprehensive programme of inspiring keynotes, parallel sessions, networking sessions and project exhibition. 65 ongoing projects presented […]

GreenLight partners discuss potential collaboration with Libre project.

Published: 30th November 2017

Libre (http://libre2020.eu/) is another BBI project funded by the European Commission. Its goals are to: Development of new bio-based composite materials utilising lignin from the pulp and paper industry blended with biopolymers as a precursor. Reductions in energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions during the manufacturing process through the use of microwave and radio frequency […]

Advanced Engineering Show

Published: 3rd November 2017

The UK’s largest annual gathering of advanced engineering professionals connecting the entire supply chain of the advanced engineering industry with R&D, design, test, production and procurement from OEMs and top tier industry players. Across the show floor: 600+ exhibiting suppliers and partners 200+ CPD certified presentations and case studies from OEMs, industry experts and government […]

GreenLight Project, to develop lignin-based carbon fibres, has entered benchmarking and testing phase

Published: 10th August 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 benchmarking and testing phase of the project. GreenLight has successfully produced lignin-based carbon fibres at the laboratory scale and we are now in the process of benchmarking their physical properties […]

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: https://www.mesago.de/download/ZEX/ZELLCHEMING-Expo_2016_Kongressprogramm.pdf

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 […]

Funding

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.