Collaborative projects

SpotView (2016-2020)

Sustainable Processes and Optimized Technologies for Industrially Efficient Water Usage

The 3 main objectives of the SPOTVIEW project were:
-    to develop and demonstrate innovative, sustainable and efficient techniques,
-    to optimize the use of natural resources, especially water, in three industrial sectors (Dairy, Pulp and Paper and Steel),
-    to assess a total of 14 existing and new separation and treatment technologies at pilot scale.

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CelluWiz (2019-2022)

Process developments to obtain 100% cellulosic packaging material, barrier, recyclable and compostable

The main objective of the CelluWiz project is to develop two technologies to produce a fully cellulosic multilayer packaging, which is recyclable and compostable and thus creates an alternative to multilayer packaging made of plastic.

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WoodZymes (2018-2021)

Adapted enzymes for the production of bio-based materials and products!

WoodZymes is a research and innovation project funded by the Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking, a private-public partnership between European Union (H2020 programme) and the Bio-based Industries Consortium. This project focuses on extremophilic enzymes for the production of wood based molecules: from pulp mill to panels and insulation products.
This project associates 11 partners from 4 European countries: 6 research institutes, 1 SME and 4 industrial groups, including 2 pulp mills.

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PhenoLiq (2017-2021)

Tailor-made Kraft lignins for the production of phenols

Sherpack (2017-2020)

A sustainable, recyclable, and biodegradable high barrier flexible packaging material

- Produce two proofs of concept for an innovative food packaging material that is compatible with a circular
- Develop the three breakthrough technologies required in order to produce this material

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Industrial-scale development of Chromatogeny

Moving towards food contact compliance?

- Speed up the development of chromatogeny at an industrial scale
- Obtain approval from the authorities to use chromatogeny in the manufacture of paper and board intended for food contact
- Comply with the new directives laid down by the European Union and its member states, in particular through the SUPD and France’s EGalim law

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An innovative blister, recyclable and biodegradable

- To anticipate the French Law against waste and for Circular Economy (AGEC) which bans the use of plastic films for delivery of printed documents (newspapers, magazines, advertisements, etc.) from 2022.
- To create a transparent paper to replace plastic blister packs for magazines and newspapers.
- To support the implementation and production of this new innovative cellulose packaging

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