An NSF I/UCRC: Planning Grant Stage

For Industry

Companies, commodity boards, and other organizations are encouraged to join and  provide direction to the center's goals.


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For Faculty

Faculty members interested in biobased products can participate in the center's research activities.


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Planning Meeting Downloads

A recap of the 2013 planning meeting including access to some of the presentations and meeting handouts.


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The proposed Center for Bioplastics and Biocomposites, pending approval from the Iowa Board of Regents, is bringing together university researchers and industry members to push the boundaries of renewable resources and establish new revenue creating processes and products. The center will focus on developing high-value biobased products from agricultural feedstocks.

Center for Bioplastics and Biocomposites

Proposed Center for Bioplastics and Biocomposites

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