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A National Science Foundation I/UCRC: Phase 1

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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Research Projects Funded

Seven research projects were funded at the first Industry Advisory Board Meeting held at Iowa State University on Nov. 10-12.


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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.

Events Schedule

CB2 will be exhibiting at BioPlastics: Re-Invention of Plastics via Renewable Chemicals Conference

January 28-30, 2015


CB2 will be exhibiting at NPE 2015

March 23-27, 2015


Booth #S19201 in the Sustainability Pavilion

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