As of Thursday, the general public will be able to use the world’s first fully biocomposite footbridge on the Eindhoven University of Technology campus. This fourteen meter long ‘biobridge’ is made from a hemp and flax-fiber base and is the result of collaboration between a large number of knowledge institutions and companies. The Eindhoven city councilor Mary-Ann Schreurs will perform the official public opening ceremony on Thursday 27 October at 4.15 pm.

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