A new consortium has launched a three-year research group.
A new consortium has launched a three-year research group.

A new consortium including companies Premium Aerotec, Faurecia and Solvay and textile institute ITA-Augsburg has launched the three-year IRG CosiMo (Industry Research Group: Composites for Sustainable Mobility), the industry’s first private consortium focused on developing high volume production of thermoplastic composites for aerospace and automotive. 

Premium Aerotec, Faurecia Clean Mobility and ITA Augsburg are also part of a public sponsored consortium (CC4.0 CosiMo) aimed at developing new materials and processes for in-situ polymerization of caprolactam to polyamide 6 for high volume applications in automotive.

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