ABOUT PROJECT

Development of eco-friendly composite materials based on geopolymer matrix and reinforced with waste fibers

Basic information:

  • ERANet-LAC: Latin America, Caribbean and European Union funded by the European Commission, within the 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technology Development (FP7)
  • Topic #02: Waste management, recycling and urban mining
  • Title: Development of ecofriendly composite materials based on geopolymer matrix and reinforced with waste fibers
  • Acronim: FIBER
  • Project no: ELAC2015/T020721
  • Coordinator: Cracow University of Technology, Prof. Janusz Mikuła

Basic information – objectives:

  • Keywords: Environment and resource saving, Environmental protection in production, cleaner production, Materials and reactions
  • The project is an answer for a specific challenge connected with waste management, recycling and urban mining.
  • The main objective of the project is to prepare a broad spectra of advanced and progressive new fibre-based materials for construction industry with high potential of commercial utilization, especially development of composite materials from waste natural fibres such as: animals and vegetables, for replacing the traditional construction materials.