The themes of our research address major societal challenges such as sustainable energy, mobility, health & well-being and packaging. These research themes can also be related to Horizon 2020, the European Commission’s proposal for the next EU programme for research and innovation, a pivotal part of the Europe 2020 strategy for smart, sustainable and economic growth.

Our programs

Additive Manufacturing

Enabling functional 3D printed parts and products by development of innovative polymer additive manufacturing materials.

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Lightweight automotive

Predictive modeling of thermoplastic composites during its life’s use, either in injection over-molded parts or in metal plastic hybrid parts.

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Decrease the energy consumption of buildings by development of innovative optical materials and coatings

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Accelerate the transition to circular plastic packaging by innovations in material redesign, recycling and impact assessment.

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