Biocomposite optical fibers for smart interactive textiles and sensing

Project: Research

Project Details


Project aims to develop biocomposite optical fibers for smart textiles and biomedical applications, especially for sensing and therapy purposes. The multidisciplinary research is expected to open new avenues for lignocellulose-based optical biomaterials.

Funded by FinnCERES Materials Cluster.
Effective start/end date1/01/2131/12/24

Collaborative partners

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action


  • cellulose
  • biomaterials
  • optical fibers
  • photonics
  • textiles
  • sensors