• Tomorrow’s vehicles: polymers lending their weight to the future
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    Tomorrow’s vehicles: polymers lending their weight to the future

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    “Polymers remain the materials of the future for our industry”

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  • Recyclamer, the aquatic vacuum
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    Recyclamer, the aquatic vacuum

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    B’Safe airbag vest: ride in safety Gilet airbag

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  • A retractable roof for Roland-Garros!
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    A retractable roof for Roland-Garros!

    Inaugurated in 1928, the legendary Philippe Chatrier court, the central court of the Roland Garros clay court championship is getting a retractable roof....

  • A unique and sustainable portable charger
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    A unique and sustainable portable charger

    Gomi, a sustainable design studio located in Brighton in England, recently designed a portable charger made from plastic waste....

  • Recyclamer, the aquatic vacuum
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    Recyclamer, the aquatic vacuum

    It is rectangular, covered with solar panels, can slip in anywhere and can manoeuvre in all directions. In a word, it is unique! Its name is Recyclamer, a robot capable of cleaning up aquatic environm...

  • A secure plastic for official documents
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    A secure plastic for official documents

    Crime Science Technology, a Lille-based start-up specialised in securing identity documents and banknotes, has developed a new technology for securing and authenticating identity documents....

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Design and Icons

Plastic objects, whether they are recent or firmly-established cult objects, have revolutionised the world of design, changed habits and left their mark on our daily lives for several generations

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The rubik's cube, the star of puzzles

One cube, six colours, fifty-four faces, billions of combinations and, as many frustrated players who have tried to solve the mysteries of the most famous of all puzzles: the Rubik's Cube....

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The rubik's cube, the star of puzzles

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