Swedish biocomposites developer Trifilon picked up the primary prize on this yr’s European Industrial Hemp Affiliation (EIHA) “Product of the 12 months” innovation awards program for a trolly case fabricated from BioLite, a newly developed polypropylene bolstered with 30% hemp fibers.
Second place within the competitors went to BAFA Neu, Germany, for its hemp protein powder containing over 70% full protein; Slovenia-based Hemptouch picked up third place within the competitors for its Hemptouch Balancing Face Cream that blends hemp extracts akin to hemp hydrolate, CBD and hemp seed oil.
awards, sponsored by Holland-based HempFlax, had been handed out earlier
this month on the EIHA’s 16th
annual worldwide convention held in Cologne. The honors had been
judged by convention delegates who voted from a listing of pre-selected
nominees who introduced their entries throughout the occasion. Greater than 400
stakeholders attended this yr’s EIHA convention, a file quantity.
Seek for recyclable carbon fiber
award-winning BioLite materials was developed by Trifilon researchers
of their efforts to discover a recyclable carbon fiber. Extensively utilized in
aerospace, motorsports, army and civil engineering, conventional
carbon fiber brings benefits of excessive stiffness, excessive tensile
energy, and low weight, however is vitality intensive to supply and
troublesome to recycle. Trifilon researchers, on the lookout for benefits in
natural, renewable feedstock, launched hemp as a reinforcer within the
to the low density of hemp fibers, such new hybrid composites are as
sturdy and sometimes lighter than these they changed within the materials.
Primarily based on granulate feed inventory, BioLite can be utilized in customary injection molding machines. Along with baggage, the fabric can be utilized to make things like automotive parts, clothes hangers, kitchen containers, cosmetics packaging and different shopper items.
2nd and third place winners
protein powder, designed for athletic vegetarians and vegans, is
mixable with liquids and doesn’t comprise insoluble fibre fractions.
The 100% pure product can be accessible in an authorized natural
Hemptouch Balancing Face Cream is formulated for blemished and acne-prone pores and skin, one of many greatest segments in skincare business. The product is being marketed as a substitute for over-the-counter drugs.