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Project consortium

To achieve the project aims, the consortium relies on cross-border and complementary skills. Our consortium covers the entire value chain, from agricultural fiber production to R&D and product marketing in sectors as diverse as automotive, marine and advertising. This mastery of the sector will allow to develop products perfectly adapted to the needs, qualitative and economically competitive.

FLOWER brings together 8 partners from the cross-border space, in France and England: 4 academic and 4 industry. FLOWER is led by UBS.


  • Teillage Vandecandelaère - Depestele Group - the leading private producer of linen in Europe
  • EcoTechnilin SAS - French leader in the supply of non-woven products based on natural fibers
  • Howa-Tramico - Technical foam manufacturer and a Tier 1 automotive supplier
  • Kairos - Design Office (specialist in the marine and POS sector)



 FLOWER Partners


Further details on the team are can be found on the FLOWER project website.

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