Asphalt with lignin test road construction
05:34

Asphalt is getting ever greener

Many holidaymakers know the feeling: the relief when you cross the border after a long journey…

Pierre Gielen

Tricky_Shark/Shutterstock
01:44

Low temperature asphalt made with linseed oil

Traditional asphalt consists of a mixture of rubble, sand, aggregate and bitumen. These materials are mixed…

Pierre Gielen

Asphalt with Recell
01:39

Cellulose as a green asphalt additive

Besides lignin, the 'glue substance', cellulose is also a common substance in plants. Cellulose is a…

Olivine crystals
02:38

Asphalt with olivine eats tonnes of CO2

Can you make asphalt even more sustainable and if possible even CO2-negative? Yes, you can, as…

Pierre Gielen

Interconnected Europe
03:03

Live event in Brussels brings biobased value chains together

The biobased community in Europe must grow into a lively ecosystem, where parties find each other…

Pierre Gielen

Emmen
05:48

Chemical industry in the north of the Netherlands leads in climate transition

Rising temperatures on earth are causing worldwide dehydration and flooding, forest fires, landslides and changes in…

Pierre Gielen

Unloading wood pellets
05:58

ā€œIf one link does not function, the chain falls apartā€

As the use of bio-based raw materials for chemicals, materials and energy increases, it becomes increasingly…

Pierre Gielen

Sports performance
04:55

Bioplastics production offers opportunities for pharmaceutical applications

The search for the ultimate alternative for traditional plastics has been going on for many years.…

Erik Keller

LoafFoam, winners BISC-E Belgium 2021
05:07

BISC-E stimulates biobased entrepreneurship among students

Some invent grand theoretical concepts, such as cultivating seaweed around offshore wind parks to produce biogas.…

Pierre Gielen

Raffinaderij
04:37

Getting the maximum value out of biobased feedstock

Biorefining is the way to get maximum value out of biobased raw materials and to close…

Pierre Gielen

Adv.agro chemie linked in
Green investments
03:19

Investing in the Circular Biobased Economy

Many of the current successful projects in the biobased economy were once started by students. Think…

Pierre Gielen

Lupins in Iceland
03:00

A crop with great opportunities for Europe

The Andean lupin contains more protein than soya and more oil than sunflower. It can be…

Pierre Gielen

Horizon Europe
02:40

Horizon Europe off the ground

Horizon Europe (HEU) was officially launched this week (22 June). This major research and innovation programme…

Pierre Gielen

Luchtfoto Chemie Park Delfzijl
05:23

Innovation through cooperation

"Sometimes I feel like a boy with a chemistry box here," says Johan Visser, site director…

Pierre Gielen

Pyrolyse-installatie-detail3
04:26

From waste plastics to ‘green’ raw material

The chemical industry of the future will no longer run solely on petroleum, but partly on…

Pierre Gielen

Green Matchmaking
03:28

‘People make the biobased economy future-proof’

The transition to a circular bio-based economy makes high demands on the knowledge of current and…

Pierre Gielen

Circular is so much easier
03:40

ā€œThe circular economy requires a complete makeoverā€

ā€œUncoupling the use of raw materials from economic growth is impossible. You canā€™t create a circular…

Pierre Gielen

Underwater
07:33

The undiscovered potential of the ocean

Oceans cover more than 70% of the Earth's surface. They are a source of biodiversity with…

Pierre Gielen

Hands holding biomass
04:46

ā€˜Central authority for the use of biofeedstockā€™

Sixteen organisations operating in the Dutch bioeconomy have signed a joint letter to the prime minister…

Pierre Gielen

Saveur Syrups
05:39

“This competition was our ticket to the business world”

Since the Bio-based Industries Consortium 'adopted' the international student competition BISC-E in 2019, the number of…

Pierre Gielen