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TRFR20180420001

French company is looking for sustainable flexible waterproof materials for outdoor sport equipment

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ABSTRACT

A large French company specialized in outdoor sport equipement is looking for sustainable flexible waterproof materials witch can be used his field, to reduce environmental impact of his product.The product must have a laboratory proof of concept, and could be recently marketed. The company is looking for a license agreement or a technical cooperation.


FULL DESCRIPTION

A large French company specialized in outdoor sport equipment is looking to extend their project portfolio in sustainable flexible waterproof materials through initiating new partnerships with academic or hi-tech partners.
The company is focused on waterproof soft flexible material (not water repellent) with a very low environmental, such as biosourced fibbers, highly recyclable components, recycled materials, green waterproofing processes, …
The scope of interest is not limited to fabric and can be extended to films, membranes and any other soft material suitable for waterproofing applications.
This material will be used in outdoor sport equipment application.

The company is looking for academic or start-up company projects with a validated proof of concept in the laboratory. The product shouldn’t be marketed or licensed yet. Recently marketed product can be acceptable.

The company is looking for a license to buy to extend their project portfolio or a technological agreement to integrate the technology to their product.

The French company is able to support the transfer and the commercialization of the project


Partner expertise sought:

- Type of partner sought: The partner searched should have an expertise with waterproof materials, with either alternative sources, innovative process, functionalisation, or improved end of life.
The company is looking for academic or start-up company projects with a validated proof of concept in the laboratory. The product shouldn’t be marketed or licensed yet. Recently marketed product can be acceptable.
- Specific area of activity of the partner: The company is looking for a technology with a validated proof of concept.

The French company is able to support the transfer and the commercialization of the project

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KEY INFORMATION

Country of origin
FRANCE
Profile date
19/12/2018
Deadline
05/05/2019

PARTNERSHIP(S) SOUGHT

License agreement Technical cooperation agreement

CLASSIFICATIONS

INDUSTRY SECTORS
Materials \ Retail & Wholesale \ Textiles, Leather & Footwear
TECHNOLOGY KEYWORDS
INDUSTRIAL MANUFACTURING, MATERIAL AND TRANSPORT / Materials Technology / Advanced Textile Materials / OTHER INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGIES / Textiles Technology / Textile fibres / PROTECTING MAN AND ENVIRONMENT / Environment / Clean Production / Green Technologies
COMMERCIAL KEYWORDS
Retail sale of sporting equipment in specialised stores
MARKET KEYWORDS
CONSUMER RELATED / Leisure and Recreational Products and Services / Sporting goods, hobby equipment and athletics clothes / CONSUMER RELATED / Consumer Products / Clothing, shoes and accessories (including jewellery)

FIND OUT MORE

Contact Enterprise Europe Network Scotland by email at info@enterprise-europe-scotland.com, quoting reference number TRFR20180420001