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Theme: Fibres research

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LK0301: Fibre bonding and new uses of plant fibre
Time Scale & Cost
From 1990 To 1994, Cost £93,584
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Bangor
Field of Study:   Non-Food Crops
 
 
LK0302: LINK - Crops for Industrial Use: Thermo-mechanical pulping of plant fibre (STRAW FRACTIONATION)
Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1997, Cost £556,802
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University of Wales, Bangor
Field of Study:   Non-Food Crops
 
 
LK0304: LINK - Crops for Industrial Use: Novel methods of extraction and use of fibres from linseed and other crops that can be
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1996, Cost £688,216
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Silsoe Research Institute (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Non-Food Crops
 
 
LK0307: Moulded and recyclable structural packaging from expanded starch cellular materials (STARPACK)
Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1999, Cost £522,891
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Engineering and Physical Sciences Research, Rank Xerox, Aston Packaging Ltd, Campden Technology Ltd
Field of Study:   Non-Food Crops
 
 
LK0310: Seed flax straw feeder for Fibrelin decorticator (Fibrelin feed)
Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1996, Cost £112,646
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   William Talham Ltd, W R Stewart & Sons (Hacklemakers) Ltd, Robin Appel Ltd, University - Leeds
Field of Study:   Non-Food Crops
 
 
LK0804: IONEX: Plant fibres for ion exchange
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 1999, Cost £254,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University College Wales, Bangor, (Bioco
Field of Study:   Non-Food Crops
Keywords:  
Cereals, Agricultural Waste, Crops, Agri-Industrial, Farming, Heavy Metals, Arable Farming
 
 
NF0301: Substitution of particles and fibres from agricultural crops into wood-based panels
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1998, Cost £286,716
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Bangor
Field of Study:   Non-Food Crops
Keywords:  
Crops, Agri-Industrial, Farming, Arable Farming
 
 
NF0302: Ultrastructure studies on UK grown plants with potential as sources of industrial fibre
Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1998, Cost £263,012
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University of Wales, Bangor
Field of Study:   Non-Food Crops
Keywords:  
Crops, Farming, Arable Farming
 
 
NF0303: Assessment of the industrial potential of fibres from UK- grown crops
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1998, Cost £532,609
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Silsoe Research Institute (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Non-Food Crops
Keywords:  
Crops, Agri-Industrial, Farming, Arable Farming
 
 
NF0304: Genetic engineering of oilseed rape to produce products of defined acyl variation and low downstream processing.
Time Scale & Cost
From 1996 To 1999, Cost £320,697
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Durham University, Dept. of Biological S
Field of Study:   Non-Food Crops
Keywords:  
Crops, Agri-Industrial, Farming, GM Non-Food, Arable Farming, Biotechnology
 
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