Joint project launched to improve healthy living
New technical innovations are needed to limit the estimated annual economic damage of 100 billion euros caused by illnesses such as absenteeism due to back pain and insufficient sleep.
Development of utilisation options for calamity wood: "NUKAFI" project launched
In August, the FNR joint project "Material utilisation options for standing calamity wood of the spruce tree species depending on damage progress and wood quality (NUKAFI)" was launched. The background to this is the massive and further increasing forest damage.
Steam explosion pilot plant goes into operation
In the course of the "STEAMEX" research project (49VF200002) funded by the BMWi, an automated steam explosion plant was developed for the digestion of lignocellulosic raw materials. In combination with a closed collection tank, all material flows can be balanced and analysed.
Joint Project for the Development of Specific Recultivation Material for the Qualified Topping of Mining Dumps and Contaminated Sites
August 1, 2021 saw the start of the joint project “WIR! – rECOmine – RekuMat –Development of Specific Recultivation Material for the Qualified Topping of Mining Dumps and Contaminated Sites”.
New Test Method for Quantifying and Classifying the Electrostatic Charging of Floor Coverings
Walking on textile, resilient but also laminate floors, especially in dry and cool environments, may result in a high static personal charge. This is associated with the risk of sudden, unexpected and unpleasant discharges.