Facing Innovation

We aim to develop circular nature-inspired and innovative polymeric materials and products to advance a sustainable society.
Plastics Update Conference 2023 About Us

Our Vision Is

We set out to be the leading and internationally recognized competence center that advances circular nature-inspired and innovative materials and products in plastics supporting a sustainable society.​




How can we improve the circularity of the existing plastics today...


Biobased Economy

How can we step into tomorrow considering biobased plastics...



How can we prepare the future exploring nature principals ...

Our Mission is

to deliver sustainable materials and product solutions for a circular plastics industry, by leveraging and managing the knowledge and resources of partnerships for implementing sustainable solutions.


We don't have all the skills ...


... but our network of experts does !


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Trouble Shooting
Material Selection
Material & Product Development
Material & Product Solution & Prototyping
Material & Product Qualification

News & Events

Book "De la Poule à l'oeuf De la plume aux polymères"

This ArtBook on the phenomena of Biomass is edited by the well-known Swiss contemporary artist Étienne Krähenbühl and Professor Rudy Koopmans, with impressive photo illustrations by the artist, a first of its kind trial to cope with these important features of the Bioeconomy from an artist‘s perspective.

News | Friday, 7 July 2023

Webinar « Bioeconomy: a path towards sustainability »

Rudy Koopmans will provide an introduction to the Plastics Update Conference 2023 "BEYOND Business as Usual", which will take place on November 14, 2023 in Fribourg, Switzerland

Event | Thursday, 7 September 2023 14:00 to 14:30


Rudy Koopmans

Vasiliki Mavrozoumi

Sonia Dietrich