The project partners are:

Ford Research & Advanced Engineering Europe, Aachen
IAC (International Automotive Components) Group GmbH, Ebersberg
LyondellBasell, Frankfurt
Kunststoffwerk Voerde Hueck & Schade GmbH & Co. KG, Ennepetal
Simcon Kunststofftechnische Software GmbH, Aachen
M-Base Engineering + Software GmbH, Aachen
Hochschule Hannover, Institut für Biokunststoffe und Bioverbundwerkstoffe (IfBB), Hannover
Hochschule Bremen, Bionik-Innovations-Centrum AG Biologische Werkstoffe, Bremen
Technical University Clausthal, Institut für Polymerwerkstoffe und Kunststofftechnik, Clausthal
Fraunhofer-Institut für Betriebsfestigkeit und Systemzuverlässigkeit LBF, Darmstadt
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Polymer Engineering Center, Madison

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The "German Biopolymer Network" organized by the Agency of Renewable Resources FNR (Fachagentur Nachwachsende Rohstoffe e.V.) is the official... more

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