Success Stories

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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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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Produce high concentration MFC (microfibrillated cellulose)


Reconsider compression for a new alternative refining process



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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Produce a recyclable, biodegradable and bio-based paper with water and oil barrier properties