Luleå University of Technology

Porous structured, biobased and recyclable materials for construction application

  • Circularity and Replacement
  • Performance
  • Properties
  • Structures
  • Synthesis & Processing
Industrial project

Research question

This project investigates an innovative approach to develop new biobased and circular inorganic-organic hybrid composite materials with tailored structures and properties to process thermal insulation of different shapes suitable for new and old buildings. The aims are to improve energy efficiency while replacing fossil-based and hazardous materials. The material resources will not only improve energy efficiency but also improve the well-being of the users by improving the indoor environment. The new material based on an inorganic recyclable component, and green additives, is designed to have a long-term life duration, but if needed to be exchanged, the entire material can be recycled in the cardboard stream.

Sustainability aspects

This project will be relevant to SGD no 9 (9.4) Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure, SDG no 11 (11.6) Sustainable cities and communities and SDG no 12 (12.6), Responsible consumption and production.

Luleå University of Technology

Farid Akthar


MoRe Research Örnsköldsvik

Sara Wallstén

Industrial PI

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