Barbara newsletter issue 1


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Are you interested in Bioplastics, the valorisation of agro-waste residues or additive manufacturing (3D printing)? The BARBARA project combines all these topics within a Bio Based Industries Joint Undertaking research and innovation programme.

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Biobased industries (BBI) stakeholders days

Wednesday, 6 December, 2017 to Thursday, 7 December, 2017

The European Bio-based industries joint undertaking (BBI-JU) organized the BBI Stakeholders day on the 6th and 7th of December in Brussels. This Stakeholder Forum was a one-day public event dedicated to engaging directly in dialogue with BBI JU’s stakeholders.  All 65 BBI approved projects were exhibited to the open public in different stands on December 7th.

Monday, 20 November, 2017 to Tuesday, 21 November, 2017

This week, the University of Alicante, Spain, has been in charge of hosting the first meeting of the consortium in the Barbara project after Kick-off. The event has gathered representatives from all partners involved in the project, who have travelled to Alicante to show and discuss the results obtained during these first months.

Tuesday, 3 October, 2017 to Thursday, 5 October, 2017

Mrs. Berta Gonzalvo, coordinator of the Barbara Project, presented the project at In(3D)ustry, the 2nd edition of the Additive and Advanced Manufacturing Glogal Hub 2017, held in Barcelona, Spain. The 3-day long global hub event connected top industrial end users and additive manufacturers to share success stories, exchange ideas, explore new solutions and realise technological needs within the sector of additive manufacturing. 

Tuesday, 28 November, 2017 to Wednesday, 29 November, 2017

Nurel sales manager Mr. Carlos Gil and Dr. Lidia Garcia (TECNO) participated this week in the 12th edition of the annual European Bioplastics Conference among an impressive speaker line-up of more than 300 senior bioplastics decision makers from across the bioplastics value chain, policy bodies, NGOs, and brand owners (link to the Conference).

Monday, 17 December, 2018

This monday, The 11th national forum on industrial applications of nanotechnology was held at the University of Zaragoza, Spain. TECNO was there, presenting the most recent applications of nanotechnology in the manufacture of biopolymer pieces with advanced aesthetical properties, either within the BARBARA as well as in other nanotechnoogy reated projects of the strat-up company. In the BARBARA project, different pigments, antimicrobials and fragrance compounds are being incorporated into layered nanoclays at the nanoscale level.