mobility & naval
New infrastructure challenges in rapidly growing cities, combined to increased legislative pressure and decreasing availability of resources are pushing humanity to explore new ways of transporting people efficiently. While the “mobility” segment will strongly evolve over the coming years and decades, highly efficient and bio-based structural solutions will play an important role in increasingly substitute standard engineering- and resource-thirsty materials.
Inside the mobility cluster, Bcomp works in different natural fibre composite projects. For example, the body of the Catecar vehicle - the future Tricycles on the Philipines - parts of the e-bus Swiss Hybrid - the ambitious tandem bicycle project CIEO or the performing Biomobile, are all built with our power ribs technology and ampliTex fabrics.
A similar evolution is expected in the naval industry: as structures will grow in size to deliver higher energy efficiencies, the structural requirements to the ships and boats is significantly increasing, requiring engineered core materials with tailored properties.
Bcomp has launched several strategic collaborations with global leaders in these industries to contribute to the development of tomorrow's transportation and energy solutions.