Weak links threaten biobased and circular chains
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Weak links threaten biobased and circular chains

If the circular and biobased economy are to be successful on a large scale, then everything…

Marjolein Roggen

Dare2Cross: Beauty and the Biobased
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Dare2Cross: Beauty and the Biobased

Getting the biobased and circular economy off the ground is not only a technological problem. The…

Pierre Gielen

North Netherlands aims to close green cycles
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North Netherlands aims to close green cycles

The northern region of the Netherlands is the region where green chemistry is most clearly anchored…

Pierre Gielen

3D printing with PLA can become more precise and stronger
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3D printing with PLA can become more precise and stronger

3D printing sounds like the perfect technology to produce complex objects as tailored single units; from…

Pierre Gielen

Important link for scaling up green innovations
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Important link for scaling up green innovations

Entrepreneurs who are ready to take the next step can easily scale up in the Green…

Pierre Gielen

Biobased Delta organises discussion about greening
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Biobased Delta organises discussion about greening

The development of the biobased economy should go up a notch. Plastic soup, the essential CO2…

Pierre Gielen

“Emotional connection to biomaterials”
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“Emotional connection to biomaterials”

"Cradle-to-Cradle is a naive concept; raw materials that are 100% recyclable are more likely to be…

Pierre Gielen

Knowledge drives the biobased chemical industry in the North
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Knowledge drives the biobased chemical industry in the North

North Netherlands truly excels at green chemistry. The foundation of this is formed by an extensive…

Pierre Gielen

Cardolite is looking for new applications for ultra-light Cardanol
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Cardolite is looking for new applications for ultra-light Cardanol

Cashew nuts are not just a healthy snack. The husks are used to produce a renewable…

Editorial office, Pierre Gielen

Recipe book for bioplastic from sugar beet
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Recipe book for bioplastic from sugar beet

How do you cook a sugar beet to obtain bioplastics? Ola Wróblewska answered this question in…

Pierre Gielen

‘We need more Biorizons’
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‘We need more Biorizons’

“We need more initiatives like Biorizon, if we want to meet our goals of reducing CO2…

Pierre Gielen

Confusion about biodegradability of bioplastics
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Confusion about biodegradability of bioplastics

What is biologically degradable, or biodegradable plastic? Is that the same as compostable? And does this…

Pierre Gielen

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

Marjolein Roggen

HemCell: a surprisingly versatile biobased plastic
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HemCell: a surprisingly versatile biobased plastic

The combination of polylactic acid and crushed palm leaf waste results in a biobased and excellent…

Harm Ikink

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

Editorial office

New Sustainability research group in AMIBM
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New Sustainability research group in AMIBM

The Aachen Maastricht Institute for Biobased Materials (AMIBM) has gained a research group: Sustainability of Biobased…

Pierre Gielen

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

The biobased economy in the north is about to benefit from a number of brand-new innovation…

Pierre Gielen

“Our entire process is already largely circular”
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“Our entire process is already largely circular”

From bioplastics to medicines, from chemical building blocks to fuels and food ingredients; sugar beet is…

Pierre Gielen

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

"Change the script. Join the vibe." The invitation could not be more clear. Use vibers ™…

Harm Ikink

New value chains through interaction between entrepreneurs and scientists
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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…

Pierre Gielen

Agro & Chemistry is the media platform for government, businesses, knowledge institutions and intermediary organisations in the biobased and circular economy in the Netherlands and Flanders, with particular attention for the European context of developments in these areas. The editors offer plenty of scope for information exchange, knowledge transfer and discussion about the potential of biobased and circular.