Biobased Circular
04:07

Bio-based raw materials as the basis for a new branch of industry

The chemical industry is facing a radical turnaround: from fossil fuels as the trusted basis for…

Pierre Gielen

ReThink Waste Challenge
02:45

Nearly 200 students from over the world join the quest for a zero-waste future with the WUR ReThink Waste Challenge

On 18 January, students will kick off the ReThink Waste Challenge, an international student competition looking…

Harm ten Napel/Wageningen University & Research

Mansuy Rocquin (Decathlon) during the Biorizon year event 2022
03:38

‘Bio-aromatics can make sportswear more sustainable’

Customers of outdoor sports brand Decathlon spend a lot of their time in nature. Sustainability is…

Pierre Gielen

CRS Moerdijk
04:45

‘The right time for chemical recycling is now’

Will industry in the Netherlands survive? With that question, employers' organisation VNO-NCW sounded the alarm this…

Pierre Gielen

Rubber
05:30

Rubber from yeast, activated carbon from plums and insoles from mycelium

The 2022 Bio-based Innovation Student Challenge Europe (BISC-E) Finals were a close call. Student teams competed…

Pierre Gielen

Living Ecosystem sep 2022
05:53

How to get the biobased transition up and running

How can we involve more people in the biobased transition and stimulate the use of biobased…

Pierre Gielen

LignoValue Pilot Plant
02:55

Biorizon partner VITO opens LignoValue pilot plant in Flanders

In Mol (Flanders, Belgium), LignoValue was officially opened on 6 October. It is the first and…

Pierre Gielen

Kelp seaweed forest underwater
07:35

The future of marine and aquatic biomass in Europe

When the Bio-based Industries Consortium was launched in 2012, marine and aquatic biomass was barely discussed.…

Pierre Gielen

NRW Chemisch Recycling Event group portrait
04:06

‘Value chains do not end at the border’

“This is the beginning of a long-term cooperation with our eastern neighbours.” This is how Freek…

Pierre Gielen

Janneke Krooneman at ZAP Groningen
03:59

“We now have a better grip on biology”

PHAs are special biopolymers. Strictly speaking, we may not call them bioplastics, because this material is…

Pierre Gielen

Adv.biobased inkopen
Symposium 15 Years HAN BioCentre
07:24

HAN BioCentre celebrates the power of the combination

Sixteen years after its establishment, the fifteenth anniversary of HAN BioCentre could finally be celebrated in…

Pierre Gielen

Two men shake hands at chemical plant
05:18

Chemical recycling requires new coalitions

Europe wants to be climate-neutral, and that can only be achieved by investing fully in circularity.…

Pierre Gielen

Rusthoeve
06:59

“Everybody wants biobased feedstocks”

Bio-based raw materials already exist and they are emerging. Especially in construction, it is no longer…

Pierre Gielen

Ingredient Maps
03:34

AI speeds up product development in the food industry

Clean label, less salt, fat or palm oil, more vegetable proteins, exotic flavours; the demands we…

Pierre Gielen

Power grid
04:50

Is there enough space for the energy transition in the Netherlands?

In discussions about the energy transition, figures are all over the place: percentages, petajoules, kilowatt-hours and…

Pierre Gielen

Microalgae-concept
07:42

Trends and practical research in marine and aquatic biomass

Marine and aquatic biomass can be a promising source of sustainable bio-based materials. To actually process…

Pierre Gielen

Auping1a
09:56

“The circular mattress is no longer a dream, the circular polyester textile chain is becoming reality”

Royal Auping will be building a new automated production line for circular customised mattresses in Deventer,…

Pierre Gielen

Ltr. dr. Elyas Moghaddam, Senior Technology Expert en Wim van der Zande, CEO GIDARA Energy en prof. dr. ir. Wiebren de Jong, professor of Large-Scale Energy storage at the department Process & Energy, TU Delft.
05:31

GIDARA Energy and TU Delft to build Gasification Innovation Centre

GIDARA Energy is to build a Gasification Innovation Centre in Rotterdam together with TU Delft. The…

Pierre Gielen

Network Meeting Chemical Recycling 6 April 2022
03:01

Moving forward by joining forces

A year after the launch in corona time, members of the Network Chemical Recycling of Circular…

Pierre Gielen

Bioreactor The Lighthouse
03:38

Algae and weeds: crops of the future

A microbial kitchen garden in every home? Want to start the day with a fresh shake…

Pierre Gielen