04:21

Market for specific applications

The basic material is Bioframe, developed by the construction and infrastructure company BG&M. The material, made…

Lucien Joppen

06:49

An eye to the future

1. The Biobased Delta must become an international top region in the biobased economy. A nice…

Lucien Joppen

04:01

BBI JU: private sector is stepping up

The BBI JU was created with the aim of acting as a catalyst for the development…

Lucien Joppen

04:15

Underground value key issue

Soil quality is determined by a combination of chemical, physical and biological factors. Lemmens: ‘It is…

Lucien Joppen

04:18

More sustainable yarns for carpet and textile

The sector association Modint, the AMIBM and Chill (Chemelot Innovation and Learning Labs) have joined forces…

Lucien Joppen

04:40

Joint forces needed

For Patrick Schiffers, CEO of Synvina (joint-venture between BASF and Avantium), bringing PEF and its precursor…

Lucien Joppen

05:54

Pretreatment as essential intermediate step

Speaking with us are Saskia Goetgeluk, new CEO of Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo as of 1…

Lucien Joppen

02:22

Circl

ABN AMRO, the initiator, has stuck its neck out with Circl, which is located in the…

Lucien Joppen

09:20

Gaining a foothold

Speaking of which – what are we actually talking about? Home – or household – care…

Lucien Joppen

04:57

Master of Biobased Materials: passion and drive

The Master course developed by Maastricht University, a multidisciplinary two-year programme, started at the end of…

Lucien Joppen

03:44

The need for a uniform ‘yardstick’

‘Biomass is under the magnifying glass,’ according to Yvonne van der Meer, associate professor of Biobased…

Lucien Joppen

03:06

Vertoro at Brightlands Chemelot: Scaling up lignin crude

Vertoro evolved from the InSciTe project Lignin Riches, where Boot was project leader. ‘The aim of…

Lucien Joppen

05:10

Distinction based on functionality

But biobased biomedical materials are not new. Linen and cotton have been used for bandages for…

Lucien Joppen

05:08

Connection with added value

Dennis van der Pas (REWIN West-Brabant) has been managing the above project since 2015. The end…

Lucien Joppen

09:29

From straight producer to supply chain player

Willem van der Leegte, president of VDL Groep, represents the third generation in the Van der…

Lucien Joppen

05:13

Morssinkhof produces rPET yarns

Mark Ruesink, Production & Innovation director at Morssinkhof Plastics, sees the high quality recycling of fossil…

Lucien Joppen

06:39

Broad focus on biopolymers

The environmental impact of plastics has pushed biopolymers to the fore, albeit not always in a…

Lucien Joppen

08:47

Role for Province of Limburg in the transition Decisive, proactive but also facilitating

In 2012, exactly five years ago, a number of parties – the Province of Limburg, Greenport…

Lucien Joppen

05:58

Cultus Crop: all about the new research centre in Venlo

Cultus Agro Advies (CAA) forms part of the Vitelia cooperative and provides advice to the members…

Lucien Joppen

02:52

New eco-friendly coating for boats based on shellfish waste

The protecting layer mainly consist of chitosan, a biological component made from the waste of shellfish,…

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