M-Base joins the Center for Bioplastics and Biocomposites (CB2)

September 3, 2019

The Center for Bioplastics and Biocomposites (CB2) is a National Science Foundation Industry & University Cooperative Research Center (I/UCRC) that focuses on developing high-value biobased products from agricultural and forestry feedstocks.

 

The vision of the center is to develop the knowledge that will allow the production of an array of high-value products, including plastics, coatings, adhesives, and composites, from agricultural feedstocks that are compatible with current industrial manufacturing systems and thereby promoting rural development.

 

The goals of this center are threefold: (1) to improve the basic understanding of the synthesis, processing, properties, and compounding of bioplastic and biocomposite materials; (2) to develop reliable material characteristics data for industrial partners; and (3) to support large-scale implementation of renewable materials.

 

In particular the second goal is of specific interest to M-Base and we will work closely with the Center, in order to improve the availability of high quality material data of bio materials in Material Data Center.

 

 

Information about this event can be found here.