bioplastics europe Project

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BIOPLASTICS EUROPE: Sustainable bio-based plastics for circular economy: transferring knowledge into practice through technical, policy and business model innovations


BIOPLASTICS EUROPE aims to research sustainable strategies and solutions for bio-based products to support the EU Plastics Strategy and a Circular Economy.
Main activities of this project are related to following subjects:

  • Design of innovative products
  • Assessment of environmental and economic life cycles of products
  • Implementation of innovative business models
  • Development of efficient reuse and recycling strategies
  • Focus on safety of materials for environment and society


  • HAW Hamburg (Germany – Coordinator)
  • NaturePlast
  • Fraunhofer / AWI / TUHH / HWWI (Germany)
  • KTU (Lithuania)
  • MMU (UK)
  • IVL (Sweden)
  • TalTech (Estonia)
  • UNIBO / TICAS / AssobioServizi / CNR (Italy)
  • TUL (Poland)
  • TUAS / ABM (Finland)
  • ACIB (Austria)
  • UPM / ECOEMBES (Spain)
  • Heng Hiap (Malaysia)
  • PI (Belgium)


Bio-plastics europe project
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NaturePlast is in charge of the definition of the formulations of biobased and/or biodegradable compounds, their production, and their industrialization.