PHA-Tech-Mat - "Vegetable oil biorefining for the production of advanced composite materials"
Maciej Guzik, PhD
Olga Zastawny, MSc
Tomasz Witko, PhD
Scientist with PhD
Adam Szeligowski, MSc, Eng
Construction of a prototype demonstration line for PHAs production
First part of the PHA-Tech-Mat project is to design, create and validate a prototype of a mobile demonstartion line - biorefinery for production of two types of PHA biopolymers.
Production of utility forms from PHA through spatial molding
The final stage of the project envisages testing of the chosen functionalised PHAs in vivo. We will proceed with an animal model in order to assess the effectiveness of novel biomaterials in wound healing.
Presentation of the potential role of polymers in the development of the Polish economy
Once we will establish the production process and describe phiscal properties of the novel materials, we will start biological tests. The novel functionalised materials will be characterized in vitro for their biocompatibility with chosen cell lines appropriate for their future applications. In parallel we will conduct test in order to descibe antibacterial properties of the novel functionalised PHAs.
PROJECT TMS "Vegetable oil biorefining for the production of advanced composite materials" is sponsored by the Polish National Centre for Research and Developement