Earlier this year, the GRETE consortium reached one of its major milestones: the first batch of regenerated fibres from Kraft pulps have been produced.
The GRETE partners know: chemistry is behind everything and plays a fundamental role in almost any imaginable product or technology around us.
The GRETE consortium is working towards opening up wood pulp as a raw material for man-made cellulose fibres.
The GRETE consortium met for the first time in May 2019, thus the 5th consortium meeting, held on May 26th and 27th 2021, marked half-time of the international collaboration, having another 24 months of project activities ahead.
In recent times, awareness about the impacts of the textile industry has risen widely, also in the public domain, where initiatives such the Fashion Revolution global movement or Greenpeace through…
Encouraged by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic that is questioning a lot of our current models and habits, the civil society is manifesting environmental concerns and consumers show raised interest in products made of renewable raw materials in a sustainable manner.
Are you familiar with terms such as “paper grade kraft pulp” and “ionic liquids”? Do you have a clue what “cellulose pre-treatments and dissolution” is or how you can spin man-made cellulose fibres? We didn’t - until we met GRETE.
2020 has been a tough year, in many aspects. The physical isolation forced many of us to focus on the essentials and go more into details. So will we do, while going on in telling you the GRETE story.
December 2020 marks a step in many ways: the end of a difficult year with a lot of uncertainties that influenced our private and professional life. For the GRETE partners in particular, the last months of this troubled 2020 meant also to focus on the reporting of the first 18 months of project execution.
GRETE caught the opportunity of the Global Bioeconomy Summit (GBS) call for video to disseminate its ambitions to a broad audience of experts of the bioeconomy.