Innovative Advanced WOODbased Composite Materials and Components "WOODY"
Currently the world of polymeric composite materials is almost exclusively based on fossil derived components. The non-renewable global oil resources are being more and more exploited each year, as a consequence of the growing demand for plastics engineering materials.

As a solution to the increasing volumes of building and construction materials processed and transformed by industries in almost all sectors, renewable resources need to be exploited in order to reduce the depletion of oil reservoirs.  

The WOODY Project aims to develop new composite structures from renewable materials; namely wood derived cellulose fibres and resins obtained from natural raw materials. The related manufacturing processes for advanced composite components such as nanomaterials will also be explored both as reinforcing fibres and as additives to bring new functionalities to structural composites.

The project run from 2009 to 2013. Take an overview of the project with Euronews Video.

The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Union Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement n° 210037.

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27/01/2014 11:55WOODY on EC press
28/01/2013 17:15WOODY on Euronews
26/01/2012 15:37WOODY at Compotec
10/10/2011 18:09WOODY Notification
14/09/2011 11:30WOODY at Composite EU
24/08/2011 09:12BiPoCo 2012