Bio-Based Knee Prosthesis Withstands a Fatigue Test to ISO 10328
In a research project, Fraunhofer IPA, Tecnaro and Dambeck investigated orthotic and prosthetic devices made from bio-based materials. The bio-based knee prosthesis successfully withstood the fatigue test according to ISO 10328. The 3D printing of prostheses and biomaterials also proved highly promising.
A Concept Car Illustrates a Possible Future of Design
The automotive supplier Yanfeng has premiered its Experience-in-Motion 2020 concept vehicle (XiM20) in Europe. The company wants to use it to show how autonomous driving will transform auto interiors.
In the Circumat project, eight leading enterprises and research institutions along the entire plastics‘ value-added chain work together to design a model process for high-value applications to be made of polyolefin post-consumer waste.
The Flotant project is developing a plastic-concrete hybrid system to improve the buoyancy of wind turbines, as well as materials that are more lightweight and resistant to the marine environment.