The Environmental Engineering Department is focused on the development of sustainable synthesis, production and recovery processes, and on the qualification of technical products according to standardized or advanced and customer-specific testing procedures. The development of modern, sustainable processes requires a highly efficient use of existing resources combined with the exploitation of new material sources, such as sustainable raw materials, for the manufacture of new products.
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Polymers and additives
The research group for polymers and additives develops technical polymers with new or improved properties. One field is the recovery of new building blocks from sustainable raw materials. Another is the application of flame retardants in plastics (synthesis, formulation, flame retardancy tests).