UE Biobased polymers

Degrees incorporating this pedagocial element :


The course provides an overview of biosourced polymers comprising most abundant natural polymers, bio-engineered polymers, and polymers synthesized fully or partially from biobased substrates. The structure, important properties, synthesis, and application is addressed. Technological and future challenges, potential solutions and the major industry players who are bringing these materials to market are discussed.


Knowledge of the specificity of biobased polymers, methods of acquisition of biobased polymers by extraction or synthesis from biobased monomers, analysis of structure-properties –application.

Recommended prerequisite

Prerequisites: Polymers 1 & 2 (M1 Master Program)