Forest based composites for façades and interior partitions to improve indoor air quality in new builds and restoration

Tecnaro Gesellschaft Zur Industriellen Anwendung Nachwachsender Rohstoffe MBH

Founded in 1998, TECNARO GmbH develops, produces and markets bio-based and biodegradable materials. TECNARO received several awards for innovation, sustainability and in the category supplier: Diesel Award 2011, European Inventor Award 2010, Deutscher Industriepreis (German Industry Award) 2009, Werkbund label 2008, VR Innovationspreis (Innovation Award of VR Bank) 2007, Golden Euromold Award, etc. and contributed in numerous national and international research projects regarding material development based on natural resources. Together with Fraunhofer, TECNARO holds several patents in this field. The business is focused on three different material families: Liquid Wood ARBOFORM®, Natural Fibre Reinforced Plastic Composites ARBOFILL® and Biopolymer Compound ARBOBLEND®.

Role in the project

It will provide and modify biopolymers to develop biocomposites both at lab scale (WP3 and 4) and at
industrial level (WP7).


This project has received funding from the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 609067.