SeaBioComp Newsletter February 2022

Welcome to the SeaBioComp project newsletter No 4 February 2022...

SeaBioComp is a collaborative project which is developing novel bio-based thermoplastic composite materials to replace conventional oil-based products in the industry.

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Posted 2021-11-02 14:33:28

Harbour mooring product produced from Flax/PLA as demonstrator example...

SeaBioComp partner Poly Products has been proactively seeking out harbour products to produce from the bio-composites developed by the project to use as demonstrator examples for businesses to see practical applications of the project's work.

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Posted 2021-11-24 10:22:34

Flax/Acrylic demonstrator wind turbine blade produced as part of SeaBioComp project...

The University of Plymouth, one of the project partners in the SeaBioComp project, has produced a flax reinforced acrylic thermoplastic scale model of a wind turbine blade as a demonstrator component for the project.

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Posted 2022-02-03 15:37:20

Call for suppliers and users of biocomposites to engage with SeaBioComp project ...

The SeaBioComp project is looking to engage with suppliers and end users of bio-composites; especially in the field of products for the marine environment.

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Posted 2021-09-15 12:12:04

Promising mechanical testing results for new biocomposite materials developed by SeaBioComp...

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Posted 2021-12-14 17:49:26

New report on ecotoxicity effects due to biopolymers and fossil fuel based products in the marine enviroment available to download...

For this latest report, the SeaBioComp project has assessed and compared the effect of leachate from a biocomposite and leachate from a fossil-fuel polymer in the marine environment.

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Posted 2021-12-14 15:01:55

SeaBioComp project attracts interest in academic papers ...

The SeaBioComp academic partners have been active in disseminating research outputs of the project by publishing papers in various scientific journals and judging by their submission success rate, there is strong interest in the subject of bio-polymer composites.

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Posted 2021-11-02 15:30:11

Updated Assessment of the microplastic formation and toxicity of biobased composites 2021...

Project partner VLIZ has updated their assessment of the microplastic formation and toxicity of biobased composites in a new paper which is available to download from our website.

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Posted 2021-06-09 11:18:07

SeaBioComp is co-funded under the EU Interreg 2 Seas Programme...

The project will run to February 2023 with an overall budget of Euro4.1M, Euro2.5M of which (60%) is funded from the European Regional Development Fund.

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Posted 2020-12-14 14:09:58