The innovative process introduced by the EFFECTIVE project begins with creating and manufacturing bio-based polyamids and polyesters, and continues with a demonstration of their usability in large consumer products. Finally, by demonstrating circular ways of end-of-life treatment of our products, the loop is closed, and the EFFECTIVE circle continues.
Move your mouse over different steps of the process to learn more about the activites behind each step of the journey towards creating innovative bio-based materials and products.
1. Sustainable feedstock
Production of sustainable fermentable sugars
Identification of the most promising sources of sustainable vegetable oil
2. Conversion to raw materials
Conversion of sustainable feedstock into monomers for the production of biobased polyamides and polyesters
3. Chemical process
Polymerization of biobased polyamides and polyesters
4. Production process
Production of polyamide fibres
Production of polyamide films
Production of polyester films
Manufacturing of garment products from polyamide fibres
Manufacturing of carpet products from polyamide fibres
Manufacturing of primary packaging from polyamide films
Manufacturing of secondary packaging from polyester films
Biodegradation/composting of polyesters - A
Chemical recycling of polyamides - B
Mechanical recycling of polyamides - C
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