About The R2R NET

by the nature of the subject activities are related to

• scale-up of technologies
• prototype production
• equipment manufacturing
• business development

similar technologies for surface  functionalization of

• polymer films
• membranes
• textiles
• glass
• metals

various fields of application

connect companies and institutions working in the field of R2R surface functionalization

• companies applying R2R technologies

• equipment manufacturers

• technology providers

• research institutes

• universities

support and promote technology
support partners providing their services and expertise

join forces to common challenges (environmental legislation, reduce usage water and energy)

• exchange of information

• promote interaction

• increase awareness about technological options

• support marketing of the partners

• support collaboration

• promote products and technology transfer to the market

• promote joint projects

• join forces towards legislators

scale up from lab to production

• facilities on all levels,
• broad range of technologies

• pilot production with low entrance level

combine technologies

• for the most efficient process
• extend options through the network

learn from other fields

• similar technologies in very different application fields


R2R Net is open to interested parties. The 2023 membership fee is 590 € (+ VAT).
For application send an informal email to info@r2r-net.eu.

Equipment & Services

overview on offers by the network partners

• machines and equipment
• supplemental materials
• pilot lines
• services


Plasma processes and polymers

For applications where the reuse of recycled polymers might require high adhesion, Empa developed an R2R plasma process allowing to...

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Combining flame treatments with aerosols of functional polymer solutions opens up new opportunities for the activation and the functionalization of...

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When comparing flame treatment to corona treatment (that are the two most commonly used pretreatment methods for improving polymers surface...

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technical coordinator  
Steffen Günther (Fraunhofer FEP, Dresden, Germany)

board members
Andreas Holländer (Fraunhofer IAP, Potsdam, Germany)
Dušan Kováčik (Roplas, Modřice, Czech Republik)
Filip Legein (Europlasma, Oudenaarde, Belgium)
Barbara Stadlober (Joanneum, Graz, Austria)

technical implementation
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