Ecodesign with cork

The Catalan Institute of Cork (ICSuro) is a non-profit organization with the mission of promoting the sector from the forest to the end user.

The activity of the ICSuro focuses on research into new applications of cork material beyond the plug; the diffusion of the properties of the material for its application in the construction and the design; Communication and promotion of the cigar sector as well as cork products and companies that use this raw material.

Cork is a natural product, of proximity and with great potential in the context of bioeconomics, the replacement of plastic products, the circular economy, eco-design and associated exclusively in the Mediterranean region.


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It is a rubber granule. This natural additive for concrete provides a series of extra qualities. With its natural properties, results that distinguish it from classic products are achieved. Improves transport and positioning conditions thanks to weight reduction, thermal increase, water repellent and fire resistance.


First name: Albert Hereu
Position: Director
Phone: (+34) 97 230 56 61

C / Miquel Vincke i Meyer, 13
17200 Palafrugell
Girona (Spain)