Environment News

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Environment News Archive

Fraunhofer scientists research natural fibers Fraunhofer scientists research natural fibers

Scientists at the Application Center for Wood Fiber Research HOFZET at the Fraunhofer Institute for Wood Research are researching the potential of hemp, flax, cotton and wood fibers as cheaper and more sustainable alternatives to glass and carbon fiber.

Improved bio-composites Improved bio-composites

New materials follow an environmentally-friendly route.

Search for innovation in composites

The AVK - Industrievereinigung Verstärkte Kunststoffe e.V. (Federation of Reinforced Plastics) is seeking composite products or processes to be submitted for its AVK Innovation Award 2015.