European Union R&D call for alternative flame retardants

Pinfa: The European Union has opened a call for proposals for R&D into innovative materials for halogen free flame retardants under Seventh Framework Programme funding. R&D proposals should closely involve SMEs, and should include demonstration of fire classification for intended applications, technical performance, health, environment and cost factors. Priority will be given to projects producing such flame retardants from renewable sourced materials, and which take into account a life cycle approach. Submission deadline for proposals for the first call is 8 th November 2011.

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EU “Cordis” website, Seventh Framework Programme R&D funding portal:


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