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Theme: Renewable industrial materials

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LK0303: `High erucic, low glucosinolate rapeseed`
Time Scale & Cost
From 1992 To 1995, Cost £222,891
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Newcastle
Field of Study:   Non-Food Crops
 
 
LK0801: Use of indigo from Isatis for industrial inks
Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 2000, Cost £715,440
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Bristol
Field of Study:   Non-Food Crops
 
 
LK0803: SEMIOCHEM: Nepeta spp as a non-food, crop-derived feed- stock for the production of semiochemicals for aphid pest
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1998 To 2001, Cost £241,210
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Rothamsted Research (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Non-Food Crops
 
 
LK0805(1): FIBRECLEAN: The production of clean UK-grown fibre
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1999 To 2000, Cost £90,431
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Leeds
Field of Study:   Non-Food Crops
 
 
LK0806: STRAWFRAC: The sequential extraction of value added products from wheat straw
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2000 To 2003, Cost £894,500
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University of Wales, Bangor
Field of Study:   Non-Food Crops
Keywords:  
Cereal Production, Cereals, Chemicals, Agri-Industrial, Farming, Arable Farming
 
 
LK0807: Development of thermoplastic biocomposites (BIOMAT)
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2002 To 2007, Cost £545,955
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Bangor, Birkbys Plastic Ltd, Hemcore Ltd, Visteon Automotive Systems, Fibre Developments Ltd, Qinetiq Ltd, Ford of Britain, Engenuity Ltd, Clariant UK, Scittexx Ltd, Biofibre Ltd, AEI Compounds Ltd
Field of Study:   Non-Food Crops
Keywords:  
Crops, Agri-Industrial, Farming, Arable Farming
 
 
LK0809: TEXFLAX: Processing and cultivation of short-fibre flax for high value textile end uses
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2002 To 2005, Cost £370,874
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Garnett Wire Ltd, Syngenta Crop Protection UK Ltd, Cebeco (Seed Innovations) Ltd, C Strout, G & R Burgess, University - De Montfort, Filartex S.p.A, Biofibre Ltd, BSN Medical Ltd
Field of Study:   Non-Food Crops
Keywords:  
Crops, Agri-Industrial, Farming, Arable Farming
 
 
LK0812: Antioxidant-based industrial products from oats (ABIPO)
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 2002 To 2005, Cost £277,544
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Oat Services, Semundo Ltd, University - Nottingham, ADAS UK Ltd., University - Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, Boots Company PLC, The, Superioat Company Ltd
Field of Study:   Non-Food Crops
Keywords:  
Crops, Agri-Industrial, Farming, Arable Farming
 
 
LK0813: Resins from sustainable sources for composite materials
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2002 To 2004, Cost £177,291
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Advance Enterprises Limited, Cargill Industrial Oils & Lubricants, University - Keele, Boustead Consulting Ltd, Ceramic Prints Limited
Field of Study:   Non-Food Crops
Keywords:  
Cereal Production, Agri-Industrial, Farming, Arable Farming
 
 
LK0814: Optimised production and extraction techniques for consistent yield and quality of skin-protecting phytochemicals
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2002 To 2006, Cost £289,403
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Lighthorne Associates, ADAS UK Ltd., Humber VHB, Critical Processes Limited, Cornwall Dermatology Unit, University - Leeds, Boots Company PLC, The
Field of Study:   Non-Food Crops
Keywords:  
Crops, Agri-Industrial, Farming, Arable Farming
 
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