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Flexible plastic displays for consumer electronics, car interiors, digital signage and other applications

A UK company has been building on its revolutionary plastic transistor technology. It is being used to develop flexible organic LCDs on plastic that remove the constraints of glass... more

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Novel technology for conversion of plastic, packaging and agricultural waste to electricity, process heat and commodities.

significant interest include: plastic waste handlers, recyclers and reprocessors, packaging manufacturers, plastic product manufacturers, anaerobic digestion (AD) operators, fermented... more

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New green plastic produced with milk scraps from non-edible milk

An Italian University spin-off located in Rome has developed and patented green plastic produced with milk scraps. It has characteristics of high hardness and thermal stability in a wide range of temperatures,... more


Customised high precision multi-component plastic injection moulds offered by a German tool manufacturer/tool maker

This 1991 founded German tool manufacturer specializes in the manufacture of various types of high precision multi-component plastic injection molds. Their product range comprises (among others) of two- and three-shot... more


Cost saving surface pretreatment technology for optimizing gluing, coating, imprinting or painting of plastic parts and other components.

Plastic parts/surfaces for e.g. automotive or packaging applications often have to be coated, imprinted, painted or glued on other materials. A common problem with such nonpolar surfaces is the low adhesion which... more


Development know-how, simulation and testing capabilities for research in the field of transmission gears in metal and plastic

Plastic gears offer economic advantages, i.e design flexibility, reduced noise, ability to operate without lubrication and corrosion-resistance. Etc. In some cases they can be a better choice than metal gears.... more


Continuous close-loop fast pyrolysis technology for processing plastic, organic and end-of-life tires (ELT) waste

Cypriot engineering SME specializing in waste management solutions is offering a continuous close-loop fast pyrolysis technology for processing plastic, organic, and end-of-life tires (ELT) waste. The company represents... more


An italian creative hand-craft laboratory that produces handmade jewels is seeking for experts in plastic materials.

processing PET or plastic materials structurally comparable to PET. The PET is a transparent thermoplastic material, whose peculiarities have intensified its distribution and consolidated its use in the daily... more


A Spanish research organization is looking for a test bench for high strain rate characterization of plastic/metallic/foam/composite materials

Spanish international application-oriented research organization specialized in the development of solutions for original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and suppliers (TIER) for transport and energy sector is looking for a test bench for high... more


Single-step process for the economic production of natural fiber composites (NFC) like wood-plastic composites (WPC) for various applications e.g. in the construction sector and automotive industries

Wood-plastic composite (WPC) stands for the combination of a thermoplastic matrix with wood particles. WPC has found increasing applications in many areas, e.g. automobile industry and building sector, and has... more


Complete know-how and show-how for manufacturing decking boards, fences, and cladding made of wood-plastic composites is offered for licensing or joint venture

Wood-plastic composites (WPCs) are composite materials made of wood flour and HDPE (High-Density Polyethylene). In addition to wood flour and plastic, WPCs can also contain other... more


Removal of odours in recycled plastics

The organic compounds that cause the bad smell of recycled plastics are found both inside the polymer matrix and on the surface of the plastic. In order to increase the quality of recycled plastics, a Spanish research... more


Process for delamination of multilayer film

Sometimes, a single type of plastic alone is not capable of reaching the characteristics demanded by the industry. Still, it is necessary to use a combination of plastics glued together to form a multilayer composite... more


Spanish biotechnological centre offering complete services and know-how for research companies is interested in joint research projects in the field of bioplastics

project on plastic degradation. For this, the team would provide expertise in the following areas. Cultivation and isolation of microorganisms The institute is focused on the molecular biology of actinobacteria,... more


Patented soil mulching technology with environmental advantages

soil mulching is widely applied. Mulching can be simply obtained by laying cheap plastic foils on the ground, with holes evenly placed where the needed vegetables should grow springing off the soil. The positive... more


A German recycling company is looking for an innovative sorting technology for multilayer trays

German environmental agency 46 % of the plastic waste were recycled. The majority of the plastic waste has been converted in energy in incinerators. That small share of recycled... more


An Estonian company which developed a method for production of biodegradable tableware made of reed is looking for technical cooperation partners

Plastic disposables have become ingrained in our daily life due to increased life pace resulting in grabbing everything to-go. The plastic cup from our favorite coffee shop is in... more


H2020 - A Turkish company experienced in additive manufacturing and medical 3D printing based on custom made implant production, is looking for partners for a Eurostars project

like cancer. Craniomaxillofacial bone loss cases are primarily operated with custom made implants which are made from metal or plastic material. However, none of the metal or plastic... more


An independent researcher, resident in Portugal developed a Cartesian 3D Printer that uses disposable recyclable household plastics directly as raw material for printing. Research cooperation agreement or technical cooperation agreement are sought.

materials (metals, porcelain, organic materials ...). 3D printers using plastics are the least expensive and most suitable for recycling. They work with “filaments”, threads of various types of plastic, previously... more


Bioplastic produced with milk leftovers

An Italian University spin-off located in Rome has developed and patented green plastic produced with milk leftovers. It has characteristics of high hardness and thermal stability in a wide range of temperatures,... more


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