Rockridge® Attorney Kevin Christopher to serve as an advisor for the Center for Bioplastics and Biocomposites (CB2) at National Science Foundation (NSF).

CB2 is a collaborative research center housed at the University of Georgia, Iowa State University, Washington State University, and North Dakota State University. CB2 member companies include 3M, AkzoNobel, Amazon, Ford, Dukane, John Deere, Kimberly-Clark, Medtronic, Hyundai, BASF, Shaw, Boehringer Ingelheim, and dozens of others invested in a renewable materials future.

Rockridge® helps companies partner with leading universities to commercialize new technologies and establish renewable economies.

Information about the Center for Bioplastics and Biocomposites (CB2)

The Center for Bioplastics and Biocomposites (CB2) develops high-value biobased products from agricultural and forestry feedstocks. CB2’s vision is to develop the knowledge that will allow the production of an array of high-value materials from agricultural feedstocks that are compatible with current industrial manufacturing systems, thereby promoting rural development. Such materials include plastics, coatings, adhesives, and composites.

CB2’s goals are to:

  • Improve the basic understanding of the synthesis, processing, properties, and compounding of bioplastic and biocomposite materials.
  • Develop reliable material characteristics data for industrial partners.
  • Support large-scale implementation of renewable materials.

To achieve these goals, CB2 collaborates with industry to develop fundamental knowledge of bioplastics and biocomposites; disseminates this knowledge through publications, workshops, and tradeshows; and educates future researchers, engineers, and scientists.

About RVL®

Rockridge Venture Law® is a certified B Corp law firm embracing the mantra of technology lawyers for good. Rockridge® services include corporate, intellectual property, litigation, M&A, privacy, technology, and venture capital law. Rockridge has been recognized as a B Corp Best for the World and Real Leaders Top 150 Impact Company, and has been featured by Conscious Company Magazine, Forbes, and other top media focused on industry leaders in impact and innovation.

The Rockridge team has worked with Grammy winners, Nobel Prize winners, and world champion athletes to create and monetize distinctive intellectual property assets. Rockridge clients include founders, investors, and multinationals scaling disruptive technologies and iconic brands. Rockridge is headquartered in Tennessee, with satellite offices in Durham, New Haven, and New York.

We’re Building Today’s Company for Tomorrow’s Economy® by leading clients through the dizzying array of information controls, by helping them to develop and monetize proprietary assets, and by enabling their impactful products, programs, and principles.

See case studies on how we’ve helped transformative companies at Rockridge Case Studies.

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