Posted on 07/03/2022 in Fire Safety 2022
Bio-based FR is Dyson Awards finalist

A biopolymer extracted from seaweed wins University of Waterloo, Canada, place in James Dyson student Awards. The AlgoBio AlgoGel product consists of the natural biopolymer loaded with nanoparticles (not specified), producing a “non-toxic” liquid PIN FR for application to textiles. Work is currently underway to adapt the material as an additive for plastics.

“University of Waterloo students’ invention finalist in international competition”, 17 November 2021

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