05 June 2024

World Environment Day - 5 June

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At SUNUM, we are proud to lead sustainable solutions in nanotechnology for future generations.

In the LignoNANO Platform, which is carried out under the leadership of SUNUM as one of the pre-competitive research platforms supported by TÜBİTAK 1004, we develop solutions for the future of the world in line with the goal of developing value-added advanced nanotechnological materials and systems for a sustainable circular economy.

In the video prepared within the scope of the Social Impact Project, Sabancı University Nanotechnology Research and Application Center – SUNUM Director and LignoNANO Research Program Manager Prof. Dr. Fazilet Vardar gives information about the platform that will serve the sustainable circular economy. youtube.com

Approximately 150 researchers from 29 institutions and organizations on the platform will develop innovative technologies and value-added functional advanced nanomaterials with minimized environmental impacts from woody waste raw materials, and a total of 29 final products, 28 by-products and 29 intermediate products are expected to be produced.

We will continue to work for a sustainable world in every field with the cooperation of universities, industry and private organizations.