Bio-based plastics are an important component of sustainable business. Their use conserves fossil resources and avoids greenhouse gas emissions. Products made from bio-based plastics represent the sustainability commitment of innovative companies by securing and improving their future market opportunities.
Solutions and services of Fraunhofer UMSICHT
We develop tailor-made bio-based plastics for a variety of applications using films, fibers, injection molded parts, and others. In this way, we cover the entire development chain from polymerization and plastics processing to comprehensive material characterization.
Unique selling points
Our bio-based plastics can be processed on conventional machines. This is important to us. We use our many years of expertise to optimally adapt bio-based materials to suit the respective application. We attach great importance to low overall costs, good availability of raw materials, and simple processing. We would be pleased to provide you with bio-based plastics in sample quantities on an industrial scale.
How you can work with us
Interdisciplinary teams develop application-oriented bio-based plastics in close cooperation with our customers – from the initial idea to small batches. Innovative ideas are scientifically implemented in research projects. A wide variety of methods for characterizing plastics round off our portfolio.
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