A new center that will research bioplastics and biocomposites is getting a boost from a planning grant from the National Science Foundation.
NSF is giving start-up funding to the Biopolymers and Biocomposites Research Team at Iowa State University. The proposed center will be collaboration between Iowa State and the UMass Lowell’s department of plastics engineering.
Tags: U.S. plastics industry, biobased, sustainable materials, synthesis, analysis
Source: Plastics News, 2013-02-21.