A Fund New Chemical Innovations-Technology Area (TA) grant was awarded last March 31st to Dr. ir. I.K. (Ilja) Voets (TU/e), prof. dr. ir. R. (Remco) Tuinier (UU), prof. dr. E.W. (Bert) Meijer (TU/e), and the companies SyMo-Chem B.V., and DSM Coating Resins B.V. The Technology Area is intended for public-private co-operation of at least two companies and at least two knowledge institutes. TAs are funded for 1/3 by the industry and for 2/3 by NWO. This collaborative project, awarded among 4 others, will look into ‘Making polymers with molecular lego for high-quality “green” paint’.
For more information check here (NWO news release, in Dutch)
For more information about these grants check here.
Check here the press release from the Department of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry TU/e (in Dutch)