Consortium Members

Tecnaro GmbH

Founded in 1998, TECNARO GmbH develops, produces and markets bio-based and biodegradable materials.

Tecnaro has received several awards for innovation, sustainability and in the category supplier, such as Diesel Award 2011, European Inventor Award 2010, Deutscher Industriepreis (German Industry Award) 2009, Werkbund label 2008, VR Innovationspreis (Innovation Award of VR Bank) 2007, Golden Euromold Award, among others.

Tecnaro has also contributed to numerous national and international research projects regarding material development based on natural resources. Together with Fraunhofer, Tecnaro holds several patents in this field. The business is focused on three different product families: Liquid Wood ARBOFORMÒ, Natural Fibre Reinforced Plastic Composites ARBOFILLÒ and Biopolymer Compound ARBOBLENDÒ.

 

Role in the project

Leader of WP5 Up-Scaling and WP6 Technical Evaluation

Participation in:

  • The development of lignin-based thermoplastic biocomposites.
  • The development of a new TP resin.
  • The incorporation of MFC to TP resin.The up-scaling of L-TP+MFC compounding.