Transforming the Resource and Designing Eco-Responsible Products and Systems

Theme Leader: Bruno Chabot

Theme 2.1Mechanical, Thermal, Chemical and Biological Processing

  • Development of processing methods for lignocellulosic material;
  • Development of innovative paper processing methods;
  • Development of thermal modification processing methods for wood;
  • Development of conversion methods for forest and agricultural biomass and biopolymers.

Theme 2: Innovative Product and System Design

  • Eco-responsible building design;
  • Design of structural and non-structural products;
  • Design of paper products with new capabilities;
  • Development of biomass-based products;
  • Design of bio-based composite products;
  • Development of biopolymers;
  • Development of char-based products.