Industrial partner representative
Case studies on papermaking and paints formulation
Nouryon PPC AB is the world’s leading manufacturer of colloidal silicas with over 60 years’ experience of full-scale production. Application areas for these are found in adhesives, catalysts, concrete, coatings, paper, pigments, fillers, textiles, and many others. Nouryon PPC AB operates in 30 countries and the headquarter is in Bohus, Sweden. The laboratory in Bohus is well equipped when it comes to synthesis and characterization of silica nanoparticles. Nouryon will mainly participate in the Safe Innovation Approach and the SbD Case Studies contributing in design solutions towards safer nanomaterials and nano-enabled products based on reducing/minimizing human and environmental exposure to hazardous materials along the life cycle, without impairing their performances and functionalities.
Main activities within HARMLESS:
Providing the nanomaterials needed for the industrial case studies (WP6), including samples where surface modification has been used as the tool for hazard reduction.