Plastic research institute
29 September 2017 en Nanomaterials
The exposure of wind turbines to extreme climates, such as those representing the formation of ice on blades was, up until now, a problem, since these factors used to limit their performance and power generation. In order to guarantee the...
nanotechnology plastics
15 June 2017 en Nanomaterials
The project GRAPHOS kicks off with the aim of developing products with advanced functionalities and improved physical-mechanical properties by integrating graphene and carbonaceous nanostructures into polymeric matrixes 
R&D plastics
10 April 2017 en Healthcare, Nanomaterials
ERESA coordinates a project funded by the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness through the programme RETOS, where AIMPLAS participates. This will allow the development of innovative polymeric tags that will improve the radiotherapy...
nanotechnology plastics
15 February 2017 en Environment, Innovation, Nanomaterials
The project GRAMOFON, coordinated by AIMPLAS, in which a total of eight partners from Europe and one from South Korea take part, has been funded with EUR 4.2 million by the European Union through the programme H2020.
biodegradable packaging
26 September 2016 en Bioplastics, Environment, Nanomaterials
AIMPLAS is attending from 19 to 26 October a new edition of the K Trade Fair (Hall 7 Level 1 Stand B41).
food contact packaging
20 September 2016 en Food sector, Nanomaterials, Packaging
Nanotechnology is a field that appeals to companies, researchers and public bodies. Its applications in electronics, biomedicine, construction, aeronautics, agriculture and materials technology have multiplied. In the last decade, many...
nanotechnology plastics
17 May 2016 en Automotive and Transport, Nanomaterials, R&D
The theoretical properties of graphene at mechanical, electrical and thermal level are quite attractive at industrial level. For this reason, great efforts are being made to apply them in real applications and products.
Flame retardant plastics
16 March 2016 en Nanomaterials, R&D
Over the last years, conventional materials are being replaced by synthetic polymers, but most of them are flammable and in presence of a strong heat and oxygen can burn.
functional coatings
12 January 2016 en Innovation, Nanomaterials, R&D
Five technology centres, coordinated by AIMPLAS, have developed new coatings for plastics, wood, metal, ceramics and glass, which allow giving new properties to these traditional materials.
sustainable packaging
11 January 2016 en Environment, Nanomaterials, Packaging
The use of nanoclays in the manufacture of cosmetic packages improves their barrier to gases and their mechanical and thermal properties, making possible to do without additives and reduce the amount of material used, what makes them more...


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