Step into the world of elephant grass, with vibers
Step into the world of elephant grass, with vibers

"Change the script. Join the vibe." The invitation could not be more clear. Use vibers ™ and be part of it. Of the biobased community, the green movement, the do-gooders. With that vibe, founder Jan-Govert van Gilst sells his elephant grass fibers. Presenting products such as paper, concrete, and especially biopolymers, this seems a successful strategy.

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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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New facilities for innovation in northern Netherlands
New facilities for innovation in northern Netherlands

The biobased economy in the north is about to benefit from a number of brand-new innovation facilities - the Innovation Hall of the Zernike Advanced Processing Facility (ZAP) and the Avebe Innovation Centre that includes Innolab Agrifood. The next steps are being planned already.

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