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  • When polymers conduct electricity
    Cutting Edge 4 min

    When polymers conduct electricity

    The now-famous diode, used in many screens, is one of the numerous applications connected to the development of conductive polymers. But how can a simple piece of plastic conduct electricity when this...

  • Zero Energy Buildings: Opportunity for Plastics
    Planet 4 min

    Zero Energy Buildings: Opportunity for Plastics

    Starting in 2019 all new buildings constructed in the EU will have to produce on-site more renewable energy on-site than they consume. This is the result of a revision by the European Parliament of t...

  • Plastics: from floor to ceiling
    Daily life 4 min

    Plastics: from floor to ceiling

    Praised for their durability and ease of maintenance, vinyl coverings have long been confined to public spaces. As their design and quality have evolved, they have ended up in much more prestigious sp...

  • The Smart House puts plastics to the test
    Cutting Edge 4 min

    The Smart House puts plastics to the test

    This unique house-laboratory in Europe, built in 2015, foreshadows the role that plastics will play in the housing of tomorrow - self-sufficient in terms of energy and focused on its occupants' comfor...

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