EFIB 2018 programme now online
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EFIB 2018 programme now online

EuropaBio has announced its prelimenary programme for the new EFIB meeting in Toulouse, France at 17…

Redactie / Toulouse

A global standard for the recyclability of plastics
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A global standard for the recyclability of plastics

In an effort to provide a consistent metric to guide the efforts of sustainability for plastics…

Editorial office / Brussels

Catalisti is looking for partners for ecotoxicity research
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Catalisti is looking for partners for ecotoxicity research

The Flemish innovation cluster Catalisti is looking for industrial companies that want to participate in the…

Editorial office / Ghent

European Bioeconomy contributes to UN Sustainable Development Goals
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European Bioeconomy contributes to UN Sustainable Development Goals

A new position paper of the Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) illustrates that ongoing efforts to stimulate…

Editorial office / Brussels

BIO-HaRT among European showcase projects
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BIO-HaRT among European showcase projects

The Dutch MEP Lambert van Nistelrooij organized an exhibition of appealing EU-funded projects in Brussels. Among…

Harm Ikink / Brussels

CO emissions as a feedstock for plastics production
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CO emissions as a feedstock for plastics production

Carbon monoxide from process gases (syngas) can also form a useful raw material for chemical building…

Editorial office / Ghent

Additives pose the challenge for making 100% biobased textile
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Additives pose the challenge for making 100% biobased textile

By 2030, the textile industry wants to make half of its products biobased. That does not…

Editorial office / Geleen

Practice-oriented research into real biobased products
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Practice-oriented research into real biobased products

Research into new chemicals and the refining of biomass in sub-components is useful, but there is…

Editorial office / Wageningen

Biobased economy deserves attention throughout school career
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Biobased economy deserves attention throughout school career

'Training employees of the future starts in primary school. Terms such as sustainability, renewability and biobased…

Editorial office / Brussels

Royal Netherlands Air Force lets F-16 fighter jet fly on sustainable aviation fuel
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Royal Netherlands Air Force lets F-16 fighter jet fly on sustainable aviation fuel

For the coming two weeks, one F-16 Fighting Falcon of the Royal Netherlands Air Force will…

Editorial office / Leeuwarden

Five million euros for accelerating circular economy
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Five million euros for accelerating circular economy

Together with scientists and companies, the province of Zuid-Holland maps opportunities and bottlenecks of the circular…

Harm Ikink / Netherlands

To make an impact in 2050, new materials must be identified now
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To make an impact in 2050, new materials must be identified now

On 13 June, professor of Industrial Sustainable Chemistry Gert-Jan Gruter delivered his inaugural lecture at the…

Harm Ikink / Amsterdam

High yields of Andean Lupin cultivation in Europe
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High yields of Andean Lupin cultivation in Europe

Andes Lupine is profitable to grow in Europe. This is one of the interim results of…

Editorial office / Groningen

Impurities in plastics are no problem with chemical PET recycling
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Impurities in plastics are no problem with chemical PET recycling

Plastic household waste contains all sorts of contaminants that make it unsuitable for the mechanical recycling…

Editorial office / Emmen

Oleon opens new factory in Ertvelde
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Oleon opens new factory in Ertvelde

The chemical giant Oleon from Ghent opened a new factory for sustainable cosmetics, lubricants and car…

Editorial office / Ghent

Government needs to be a launching customer, rather than subsidy provider
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Government needs to be a launching customer, rather than subsidy provider

The bio-based economy is just slowly getting off the ground, despite hundreds of millions of investments…

Redactie / The Hague

Incentive for the development of a biobased industry in Eastern and Central Europe
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Incentive for the development of a biobased industry in Eastern and Central Europe

The development of the bio-based industry in Central and Eastern European countries is lagging behind, despite…

Redactie / Brussels

European-wide sustainability criteria for biomass
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European-wide sustainability criteria for biomass

New European sustainability criteria for solid biomass offer member states the freedom to draw up additional…

Editorial office / Brussels

Avantium starts construction of bio-MEG demoplant
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Avantium starts construction of bio-MEG demoplant

Avantium has started construction of a new demonstration plant that will help advance the production of…

Editorial office / Geleen

BIC welcomes Horizon Europe
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BIC welcomes Horizon Europe

The Bio-Based Industries Consortium (BIC) is pleased with the plans of the European Commission for Horizon…

Editorial office / Brussels

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