Breakthrough technologies set to revolutionise paper and pulp industry

22 January 2014

The Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI) has unveiled 8 concepts for breakthrough technologies that provide solutions which can enable the future of the industry. The winning concept is known as “deep eutectic solvents”. The technology breaks biomass down into constituent parts at low temperatures which can then be used in the paper and pulp industries.
If utilised at scale this technology could radically change pulp and paper production around the world. Deep eutectic solvents have seen remarkable results at the laboratory scale. In the coming months and years, they will need to be further studied and developed (Press Release CEPI, 28 November 2013).
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