Production of cellulose and cellulose derivatives from agriculture wastes for industrial use

Thematic objective: A.1 Business and SMEs development
Priority: Priority A.1.1 Support innovative start-ups and recently established enterprises, with a particular focus on young and women entrepreneurs, and facilitate the protection of their intellectual property rights and commercialisation where applicable
Brief description of the project: Instruction of a small unit inside the area of agriculture and collecting the palm tree and other agriculture wastes which are reach with cellulose and subjected for treatment to produce a high quality cellulose material. Using the produced cellulose in production of cellulose acetate, cellulose acetate propionate and cellulose nitrate in a large scale for industrial use.
Main objectives – issues to be addressed: develop new technology - develop new business cases - produce new renewable source for cellulose and cellulose derivatives.
Expected results: develop new methods - develop new business cases - produce renewable source for cellulose and cellulose derivatives, waste valorization and protect environment.
Partners already involved: : Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency
Partners searched: Italy, France, Malta, Portugal, Tunis,jordan and Spain
Total estimated budget: 3 M
First name: Ahmed
Last name: El Nemr
Name of the organisation: National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries
Type of organisation: University/research centre
City: Alexandria
Country: Egypt
Phone number: +201007801845
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