EU-based Production and Exploitation of Alternative Rubber and Latex Sources
FP7 Project with U.S. partner
Short name and number
Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, Biotechnology
Natural rubber is a widely used raw material essential to industry, medicine, transportation and defence, whose major source, the rubber tree Hevea brasiliensis, is currently both sustainable and environmentally beneficial. However, increased worldwide demand for natural rubber and latex means that alternative sustainable sources are urgently required.
Czech Republic, France, Germany, Spain, The Netherlands, United States and Switzerland.
Name of US Partner
AGROTECHNOLOGY AND FOOD INNOVATIONS BV