This project has received funding from the Bio Based Industries Joint Undertaking under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 720736

Bio-based Industries



ARCHA is an Italian SME that provides chemical & biological analytical, research and consultancy services to enterprises, in different industrial sectors (food, waste management, paper, tannery…).
Role: To assess the performance of the developed materials and products in terms of biodegradability and compostability, antimicrobial and migration properties, sustainability assessment (LCA and LCC).



Bayern Früchteverwertung KG is an experienced partner when it comes to processing and the preservation of various fruits.
Role: Supply of by-products from red juice production.



Fraunhofer is Europe’s largest application-oriented research organization.
Role: Coordinator. Lead the research and development works for the hemicellulose extraction process & development of new biobased lacquers.



Manufacturer and R&D performing company based in Rijeka, Croatia, founded 1980
Role: Extrusion of films and upscaling of BIO ORMOCER coating and lamination process.



Stefanski design studio is an Austrian manufacturer of industrial & graphic design, research & development services – operating on an international scale with almost 20 years on experience.
Role: Validation of rigid cosmetic packaging with biormocer coatings.



Unilever is a global company, with a turnover of over €53 billion and sales in nearly every country in the world. Unilever makes many of the world’s favourite brands, and its products are used 2 billion times a day in over half the households on the planet.
Role: to define barrier requirements of biormocer coating for flexible packaging and validate coating performance.



COSMETIC is a dynamic SME producing a great range of tailor –made cosmetics, food supplements and medical devices.
Role: Test trays for medical devices components with new antimicrobial coated packaging will be tested for γ-radiation compatibility, color, odor stability and anti-microbial capacity.



BIONATIC GmbH & Co. KG specializes on eco packaging solutions for the food-service and catering industry, made from renewable resources or recycled materials.
Role: Validation of flexible packaging with biormocer coatings.

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