BBI JU celebrates 100th project
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BBI JU celebrates 100th project

The Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) grant agreements for 18 new projects under the 2018…

Editorial office / Brussels

Catalisti day focuses on Flemish Moonshot program
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Catalisti day focuses on Flemish Moonshot program

The Flemish Moonshot program of € 400 is a central topic during the upcoming Catalisti members…

Editorial office / Antwerp

Battle of the Pitches at Catalisti Day
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Battle of the Pitches at Catalisti Day

Catalisti members who have an innovation idea or project proposal that could enhance or promote sustainability…

Editorial office / Antwerp

Renewable energy capacity growth stalled in 2018
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Renewable energy capacity growth stalled in 2018

After nearly two decades of strong annual growth, the growth of renewables around the world flattened…

Editorial office / Paris

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“Strategy needed for renewable carbon”
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“Strategy needed for renewable carbon”

The biobased economy must become part of an overarching renewable carbon strategy. To make that possible,…

Editorial office / Hürth

RoadToBio Roadmap a practical toolkit for entrepreneurs
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RoadToBio Roadmap a practical toolkit for entrepreneurs

The BBI JU project RoadToBio was completed this week with the publication of a Roadmap, aimed…

Editorial office / Brussels

‘Degradable’ plastic bags still not gone after 3 years
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‘Degradable’ plastic bags still not gone after 3 years

Biodegradable plastic bags can still be used after three years in nature to carry heavy groceries,…

Editorial office / Plymouth

VIB gets permit to continue CRISPR maize field trial
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VIB gets permit to continue CRISPR maize field trial

The Flemish Institute for Biotechnology VIB has received a permit for continuing a field trial with…

Editorial office / Ghent

ECOR wins the Natural Fibertastic Award 2019
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ECOR wins the Natural Fibertastic Award 2019

Gerard Paanakker received the Natural Fibertastic Award 2019 on behalf of ECOR BV on 18 April,…

Editorial office / Bergen op Zoom

Sun protection creams based on bioplastics
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Sun protection creams based on bioplastics

Italy-based company Bio-on and Unilever have introduced a new range of sun protection creams made from…

Editorial office / Italy

BP, Nouryon and Port of Rotterdam partner on green hydrogen study
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BP, Nouryon and Port of Rotterdam partner on green hydrogen study

BP, Nouryon and the Port of Rotterdam have joined forces to explore the opportunity of making…

Editorial office / Rotterdam

Six candidates for Bio-based Material of the Year Award 2019
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Six candidates for Bio-based Material of the Year Award 2019

For the twelfth year in a row, the innovation award ‘Bio-based Material of the Year’ will…

Editorial office

Vehicle fuels can be much cleaner
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Vehicle fuels can be much cleaner

E5 and E10 are already very common on the pump today: gasoline mixtures to which 5…

Editorial office / Raleigh

Covestro and Genomatica launch partnership
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Covestro and Genomatica launch partnership

Materials manufacturer Covestro and biotechnology company Genomatica have joined forces to research and develop high-performance materials…

Editorial office / Leverkusen

Finnish company buys 4 pyrolysis plants in the Netherlands
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Finnish company buys 4 pyrolysis plants in the Netherlands

Green Fuel Nordic from Finland will invest € 100 million in Dutch pyrolysis technology that can…

Editorial office / Enschede

Kick-off new Bio-economy project Green-Chemistry
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Kick-off new Bio-economy project Green-Chemistry

The new INTERREG project Bio-economy Green Chemistry was kicked off last week in Papenburg (Germany). At…

Editorial office / Papenburg

How to write a succesful biobased businessplan
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How to write a succesful biobased businessplan

In the framework of the Global Biobased Businessplan Competition (G-BiB), a masterclass is organized on how…

Editorial office / Ghent

Bio-MEG demoplant Avantium to be located in Delfzijl
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Bio-MEG demoplant Avantium to be located in Delfzijl

Avantium has decided to locate the new MEG demonstration plant for its Mekong technology in Chemie…

Editorial office / Delfzijl

Imagine Chemistry Challenge generates ideas from 30 countries
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Imagine Chemistry Challenge generates ideas from 30 countries

There has been another tremendous response to the Imagine Chemistry collaborative innovation challenge of Nouryon (formerly…

Editorial office / Deventer

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