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Materials: From fossil based to bio-based Ulrica Edlund Professor Fiber- and Polymer Technology KTH, Royal Institute of Technology

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Materials: From fossil based to bio-based

Ulrica Edlund Professor Fiber- and Polymer Technology KTH, Royal Institute of Technology

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The advanced polymer material age

The age of growing global awareness :

Need for sustainability!

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1. Do we need this product?

2. Material source?

3. Material health?

4. Material reutilization?

Sustainability in a material context

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en.european-bioplastics.org

Bio-based plastics ∼ 1 %

Rethinking the source of polymeric materials

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Biomass – Biorefinery – Biopolymer materials

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The biorefinery concept:

To make more from less

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Understanding biomass chemistry help us use them wisely

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Materials from wood hemicellulose biomass

List of publications: https://www.kth.se/profile/edlund/publications/?l=en

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Materials from straw

A. Svärd, E. Brännvall, U. Edlund, Carbohydr. Pol. 2015, 133, 179–186. A. Svärd, E. Brännvall, U. Edlund, 2016, submitted

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Materials from macroalgae

Porphyra Ulva

Proteins, lipids

Fine chemicals

Polymers

Green materialsO

HOH

HH

H

*OHH

COOHO

HOH

HH

HOOH

H

CO2CH3O

HOH

HH

*

H

OOHH

COOH

Saccharina

Biorefining

Food, Feed

SWEAWEEDM. Sterner, U. Edlund, J. Appl. Phycol. 2016

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From fossil based to bio-based materials: Making more from less

Biorefining

Characterization

Materials designRecycling Composting

Product design

Sustainability assessments

Biomass

Ulrica Edlund: [email protected]