NewHyPe Biodegradable mulch foil

Consortium & Partner

Project partners

The NewHype project is set up in such a way that the focus is on material development, but upscaling is also addressed. Coatings and applications will be implemented on a pilot plant scale. The integration of two paper manufacturers complete the consortium along the value chain.

Fraunhofer ISC Würzburg
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VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd
walki GmbH
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Project Activities

To reach the targeted goals, the project partners work hand in hand and to make sure that the results can be transferred into the production process after the end of the project, and an intensive exchange between the partners and countries is achieved. The project work is portioned in various technical activities, which, in addition to the important aspects such as reporting, dissemination and explications represent the center of the project.

Development of hybrid coatings
Development of hybrid coatings

Sol-Gel based hybrid polymers will be used as materials for the mulch paper coatings or…
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Modification, characterization and production of nanocelluloses
Modification, characterization and production of nanocelluloses

The nanocelluloses will be produced for the integration in the ORMOCER®-matrix or for complete nanocellulosic…
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Manufacturing, coating and impregnation of paper-based mulch covers
Manufacturing, coating and impregnation of paper-based mulch covers

The inorganic-organic hybrid materials will be used as coating material for conventional mulch papers. Therefore,…
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