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New process for manufacturing nanocellulose recognized with the Empa Research Award
Date:10/26/2011

n various biopolymers was recently recognized with the award of the Empa Research Prize 2011. In a collaborative project with the Lule University of Technology, Sweden, Empa researcher and PhD student Christian Eyholzer and his co-workers used the novel nanocellulose powder to reinforce adhesives, hydrogels and biodegradable synthetics. After completing his doctoral dissertation Eyholzer left Empa and is currently employed by Sika as project leader in the product development department.


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Contact: Dr. Tanja Zimmermann
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41-587-654-115
Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (EMPA)
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