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Cork cycling helmets

Giro Sport Design worked with Philippe Starck, a renowned French industrial designer and artist, and created a cycling helmet of aluminium, cork and a sophisticated industrial design.

Siemens Inspiro

The new surface light railway of Siemens, called Inspiro, launched in Poland, has an innovative cork flooring made by Amorim Cork Composites, which contributes to the carriages weighing 30% less than the previous models.

On the way to Mars

Cork has a thermal capacity that reaches 2,000ºC. So, it has not gone unnoticed by NASA and the European Space Agency, who use it in their ships and recognise its amazing performance when entering and exiting the atmosphere.

Mercedes with cork

Mercedes has a prototype with upholstery, door, ceiling, gearbox, hand brake, steering wheel and dashboards all lined with cork.


Beira Interior University, in Covilhã, is collaborating in a project that aims to put cork inside aircraft.


It is called Wicla. It is an urban three wheels bike made of wood, with a cork seat and electric motor.


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