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.
Thanks to the BBI JU funding, specific research is made possible in GRETE that will lead to innovation in the wood pulp modification processes and enable functionalised wood-based textile fibres, while reducing the environmental impact for man-made cellulose fibres.
Strength of the GRETE initiative is a coalition of strong partners anchored in different fields of activity - research, consultancy, industry - and operating at the leading edge of innovation.
On May 27th and 28th the GRETE partners were supposed to get together again in Helsinki to hold the 3rd consortium meeting.
GRETE joined the Bio-based Industries Stakeholder Forum 2019 edition presenting itself to a broad audience for the first time. The event was held on two days, on December 3 and…
BOKU welcomed its fellow consortium partners on October 10th for the second project meeting at its Technopol Campus in Tulln an der Donau (AT). The two day encounter offered perfect…