Swiss company is looking for a board manufacturer - or a research & development partner - that produces - or develops - an open-pore, air-permeable, flame retardant, lightweight board. The board size is approximate 3.0 m x 1.2 m. The product can be redeveloped or delivered as already existing board material. It will be used in the building industry. The company seeks a partner for a manufacturing or a technical cooperation agreement possibly including development.
A Swiss company is looking for a board manufacturer - or a research & development partner - that produces - or develops - an open-pore, air-permeable, non-flammable or flame retardant, lightweight board. The board size is approximately 3.0 m x 1.2 m. The semi-finished product can be delivered from anywhere in the world and will be finished, processed and distributed by the Swiss company. The product can be redeveloped or be an already existing board material that will be delivered to them. Alternatively, a R&D partner could help to develop the semi-finished product and an other company could produce the boards for the Swiss company (in a license and/or secrecy order). The finished product will be used in the general building industry. Company background: The Swiss SME company operates in the global market and has partnerships with sales partners, architects, and product manufacturers. The company serves the building industry with their product. The company wants to introduce this new product to further develop its product range. Cooperation: The company is currently looking for partners who have the opportunity to co-develop or produce the new product. They seek collaborations with other companies or university of applied sciences to further develop their in-house product development. Depending on the stage of development the cooperation would be under a manufacturing agreement or a technical cooperation agreement. The intended partnership is project related in the development or long term in providing the semi-finished product. It ideally also includes the support of the company in the development of future new products.
Type (e.g. company, R&D institution…), field of industry and Role of Partner Sought:
The specific area of activity of the partner: R&D partner or manufacturer of the new open-pored, dimensionally stable, flame retardant, lightweight board/product. The tasks to be performed by the partner sought: Development or production of the new board depending of the stage of development. Cooperation would begin as a partnership in development to take advantage of an air-permeable board. R&D partner or manufacturer can be a producer of the material, as well as partners that develops this technology.
Technical Specification or Expertise Sought:
- board size approximate 3.0 m x 1.2 m - thickness between 10 and 40 mm - permeable open-pored board - dimensionally stable - sustainable material - non-flammable or flame retardant - lightweight - can be processed with HM (Hard Metal) and DIA (DIAmond) tools - cut edges to allow profiling