Commercial dandelion production the goal of new Continental lab

17th August 2016 | 0 Comments
 
Commercial dandelion production the goal of new Continental lab
Harry Glawe (centre) and Burkhardt Köller (right), with Anklam mayor Michael Galandar

A new research facility for industrialising the cultivation and processing of rubber harvested from Russian dandelions will be set up in Germany as part of Continental’s plan to bring tyres containing this rubber to market under the ‘Taraxagum’ brand name. On 12 August, the company presented plans to establish such a facility in Anklam, near the Baltic Sea island of Usedom. Continental will operate the Taraxagum Lab Anklam in collaboration with the IME Fraunhofer Institute, Julius Kühn Institute, Quedlinburg, and plant breeding specialist firm Eskusa GmbH.

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