Biopolymer Network Limited
Biopolymer Network Limited aims to produce new materials from renewable biological resources, such as animal by products, crops and forestry.
Biopolymers are a special class of large molecule produced by living organisms. Scientists in the Biopolymer Network are researching how these biopolymers can be used to replace non renewable resources, like petroleum based products, for the manufacture of a wide range of materials.
Research projects include:
- Using biopolymers from wood cellulose, grain polysaccharides and proteins to replace components of synthetic plastics.
- Using natural fibres from wood, flax, hemp and other crops to replace components of fibreglass.
- Creating biopolymer based formulating agents for cosmetics, personal care products, adhesives and other specialty chemical products.
- Web Address:
Private Bag 4749
Phone: +64 3 325 6658
Fax: +64 3 325 2916
- Research, development and collaboration.
- 02 November 2007