PROJECTS

Developing eco-friendly and biodegradable materials from natural fibres with functional biopolymer additives

Project application No 1.1.1.1/20/A/113
Operational Programme “Growth and Employment”
Activity 1.1.1.1 “Practical oriented research”
Partners. Latvijas Valsts koksnes ķīmijas institūts un SIA V.L.T.

Promoting international competitiveness

On 27.03.2023 SIA “V.L.T.” signed with LIAA the contract No SKV-L-2023/184 on receiving support under the measure “Promotion of International Competitiveness”, co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund.

Development of eco-friendly and biodegradable materials from natural fibres with functional biopolymer additives

Project No 1.1.1.1/20/A/113.

Call, activity

Action programs “Growth and employment” 1.1.1. of the specific support objective “To increase the research and innovative capacity of Latvian scientific institutions and the ability to attract external funding by investing in human resources and infrastructure” 1.1.1.1. event “Practically Oriented Research”.

Cooperation partners

Leading partner – Latvian State Institute of Wood Chemistry

Cooperation partner – SIA V.L.T

Aim of the project

To develop ecological and biodegradable materials from natural fibers with functional biopolymer additives, including the development of a biopolymer extraction method from a source independent of geographical location, as well as including the creation of an innovative mycelium and biocomposite containing natural fibers.

Main activities of the project

  1. Technical-economic feasibility study
  2. Extraction of biopolymer from a renewable resource
  3. Creation of fiber material
  4. Approbation of the fiber material in the pilot plant
  5. Distribution of results

The main results of the project:

  • Technical Economic Study Report on Molded Fiber Material
  • 3 new product prototypes
  • 5 scientific publications

Total financing of the project

Total project costs EUR 500,000.00; ERDF support EUR 411,449.97

Project implementation progress

30.06.2023 – Project progress report for the period 01.04.2023 – 30.06.2023

03/31/2023 – Project progress report for the period 01.01.2023 – 31.03.2023

30.12.2022 – Project progress report for the period 01.10.2022 – 31.12.2022

30.09.2022 – Project progress report for the period 01.07.2022 – 30.09.2022

30.06.2022 – Project progress report for the period 01.04.2022 – 30.06.2022

31.03.2022 – Project progress report for the period 01.01.2022 – 31.03.2022

30.12.2021 – Project progress report for the period 01.10.2021 – 31.12.2021

30.09.2021 – Project progress report for the period 01.07.2021 – 30.09.2021

30.06.2021 – Project progress report for the period 01.04.2021 – 30.06.2021

31.03.2021 – Project progress report for the period 01.01.2021 – 31.03.2021

01.01.2021 – Project execution started. A research project section has been created on the LVKĖI website.

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