Parquet is getting more and more competition from other floor coverings like laminate. The Austrian-German CORNET project "SurfParquet" makes wooden floors with distinctive surface features more resistant to wear and tear through innovative coating.
In Europe, there is an urgent need for domestic proteins to be used in the nutrition of food-producing animals. A Polish-German project crew established innovative protein products from sustainably grown peas as alternatives for imported soybean meal in poultry nutrition.
Milling and machining operations for steel and hardened steel parts are getting more and more complex, which poses significant challenges in manufacturing. The international CORNET project DynaTool addresses this issue by focusing on state of the art “Industry 4.0” solutions.