Wed, 08/22/2018 - 11:41am
A research team with partners from the UGA New Materials Institute and the RWDC Environmental Stewardship Foundation will develop a fully biodegradable plastic straw thanks to a $719,000 award from Singapore’s Temasek Foundation Ecosperity. The team worked to synthesize a food contact polymer that they will now attempt to develop into a commercially viable straw Currently, there are few non-plastic straw alternatives available to consumers. Many…
Tags: Pollution, Chemistry, Grant
Thu, 03/15/2012 - 4:33pm
Three University of Georgia inventors were recognized by the Association of University Technology Managers in their most recent Better World Report: For the 2011 report, AUTM was charged with selecting technologies that help the world in the face of adversity, and just 23 from the thousands of innovations from around the globe were selected. Five were from UGA. "Our researchers deserve acknowledgement for their relentless efforts in helping…
Tags: Chemistry, Human Nature