Boosting the circular bioeconomy helps to meet UN Sustainable Development Goals
Boosting the circular bioeconomy helps to meet UN Sustainable Development Goals

2015 Seems like a distant memory, especially after all the recent political developments across the globe that have shaped the way we see the world today. But we should recall that 2015 was a year of global consensus and general optimism. World leaders rallied behind the words of then UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon: “we don’t have a plan B because there is no planet B!”

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New value chains through interaction between entrepreneurs and scientists
New value chains through interaction between entrepreneurs and scientists

The Bio Treat Center in Venlo and the Aachen Maastricht Institute for Biobased Materials will work together to develop innovative bio-based building blocks, in which even genetic research of plants plays an important role.

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Is there any role for private investors in bio-based projects?
Is there any role for private investors in bio-based projects?

There’s no shortage of cash. That’s what you hear when it comes to financing innovative projects. But can the same be said for bio-based and circular projects? Certainly there’s not exactly a rush. That has everything to do with the specific character of this sector. And it’s still not a reason to throw in the towel.

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