Organized by UC Business – Technology Transfer Division of the University of Coimbra (UC) with the support of Santander Universidades, the UC Proof of Concept Competition awarded the CO2PhotoBioPlas Project, coordinated by Rui Carrilho.

This project aims to develop a sustainable method to prepare photosensitive biocomposite plastic materials based on polycarbonate, through an ecological strategy, using carbon dioxide as a renewable, abundant and non-toxic reagent.

On December 20, in the Senate Room of the UC Rectory, representing the team, the PhD student Andreia Gonzalez received the award.