Nanoparticles, nanocapsules and polymer nanodispersions to give new functions to leather and textile materials applied in public places and vehicles.

Leader: The A3 Chair. Partners: Curtits Aqualata, Colorantes Industriales, Ecopol, Aunde, and Figueras International Seating. . Eurostars (2010-2012).

The goal of the GRAPETAN project is to make leather tanning a more sustainable oricess that us respectful of the environment and contributes to the circular economy. This research has culminated in the discovery of a natural tannin that us extracted from grape seedsm thus taking ine of the waste products generated by the viticulture sector and applying it to the tanning industry.

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