Sustainable Structural and Multifunctional Biocomposites from Hybrid Natural Fibres and bio-based polymers
The SSUCHY project contributes to the development of bio-based composite products with advanced functionalities and structural properties for transportation sectors and in high value market niches.
Coordinator: Université de Franche-Comté
Funding: € 4 457 000 (H2020 – BBI JU)
Total Budget: € 7 411 150
Biobased polymer Axis – Lab-scale: Contribution to the development and optimization of tailored lignin-derived monomers for high-grade polymer
Plant Fibers Axis – Pilot Scale: Contribution to the development and optimization of competitive Hemp-based and hybrid fibre preforms
Biobased composites Axis – Pilot Scale: Functionalized and optimized plant-based fiber composites
Industrial Demonstration – Pilot Scale: Use of composites axis technological bricks to obtain multifunctional bio-based composites in automotive, aircraft and audio demonstrators
Increase the sustainability and the competitiveness of the European industry through engagement in the bio-based composites sector developing innovative materials and process.
Develop innovative bio-based composite products and demonstrate their advanced functionalities at demonstrator level
SSUCHY brings together 17 European partners:
1 cluster: IAR, The French Bioeconomy Cluster (France)
10 academic institutions: FEMTO-ST – Université de Franche-Comté (France), Chimie Paris Tech – CNRS (France), Ecole Nationale d’Ingénieurs de Tarbes (France), Ecole Nationale Supérieure Arts et Industries Textiles – ENSAIT (France), Institut de chimie moléculaire ICMUB – Université de Bourgogne (France), Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Italy), University of Bristol (United Kingdom), University of Derby (United Kingdom), Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium), Stockholms Universitet (Sweden)
3 SMEs: WILSON BENESCH (United Kingdom), EADCO (Germany) et NPSP BV (the Netherlands)
3 industries: NOURYON (the Netherlands), LINIFICIO E CANAPIFICIO NAZIONALE (Italy) et TRÈVES (France)