Scientific Summary No. 50, 2008
The 9th Pacific Rim Bio-Based Composites Symposium co-sponsored by IUFRO 5.00.00 and 5.05.00 held in Rotorua, New Zealand from 5 - 8 of November, 2008 focused on the theme "Innovation and Challenges in Bio-based Composites – How Far to the New Frontier?" The four keynote speakers gave different, complementary perspectives on bio-based composites. Latest developments in the fields of adhesives, fibre reinforced plastics, volatile organic compounds and reconstituted panel products were presented among other things. It was announced that Canada would be the host for the 10th symposium in the series.
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Innovation and Challenges in Bio-based Composites
By Jeremy Warnes, Scion Research, New Zealand
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