Vineyards in Romania

Romania provides untapped opportunities for Europe’s bio-based sector and green growth

The Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) has published an updated version of its Country Report on Romania,…

Editorial office / Brussels

Biobased Circular

Dutch Parliament pushes pause button for National Growth Fund

The Dutch Lower House this month chose to postpone the fourth round of the National Growth…

Editorial office / The Hague


GreenLab and Ginkgo to design enzymes that biodegrade PFAS

GreenLab, a US-based plant-biotechnology company producing complex proteins in corn, announced a new partnership with Ginkgo…

Editorial office / Jonesboro

European Commission announces new biofuels forum

EU reviews energy and climate plans of member states

The Commission has published its assessment of EU Member States' draft National Energy and Climate Plans…

Editorial office / Brussels

LignoValue Pilot Plant

VITO expands pilot line for bioaromatics to industrial scale

Roughly a year ago, VITO, a Biorizon partner, inaugurated the first and only pilot line for…

Editorial office / Mol

Forest in Europe

€213 Million for advancing circular biobased industries in Europe

The Circular Biobased Europe Joint Undertaking (CBE JU) has dedicated €213 Million for new projects to…

Editorial office / Brussels

Chemisch recyclen

Circular Biobased Delta lives on in 2024 and beyond

With the arrival of the new year, the Circular Biobased Delta Foundation in the Netherland will…

Editorial office / Bergen op Zoom

TOBROCO-GIANT electric wheelloader

Relement demonstrates first biobased industrial coating on Giant wheelloader

Biorizon-spinoff Relement has achieved a major milestone: the successful demonstration of bio MPA in industrial coatings.…

Editorial office / Bergen op Zoom

Avantium Biorefinery in Delfzijl

Avantium focuses on FDCA and PEF, discontinues plantMEG and plantMPG

Dutch green chemicals company Avantium announced yesterday (13 December) that it is going to focus entirely…

Editorial office / Amsterdam

Nature House Ballast Nedam

Carbon credits trade for biobased building started in the Netherlands

Ballast Nedam Development in the Netherlands is the first construction and development company in the world…

Editorial office / Amsterdam

Adv.agro chemie linked in
Toyota Hydrogen Truck

Toyota Hydrogen Factory is scaling up European activities

Toyota Motor Europe (TME) will establish a local business operation, the Hydrogen Factory Europe. It will…

Editorial office / Brussels

TNO Biorizon Biomass to Bio-aromatics Lab

Biorizon-technology available for SME’s

Working with advanced bioaromatics from the Biorizon project is not only a privilege for large companies.…

Editorial office / Bergen op Zoom

Green industry concept

‘€1 Billion venture fund needed for gamechangers in green chemistry’

The Dutch government should set up a €1 billion venture fund to support high-potential companies ('gamechangers')…

Editorial office / Geleen

Tine Scharlaekens

Tine Schaerlaekens new Managing Director of Catalisti

Tine Schaerlaekens will become the new Managing Director of Catalisti, the Flemish spearhead cluster for innovation…

Editorial office / Antwerp

Fashion designer

PANGAIA and Avantium to launch sustainable clothing collection from PEF

PANGAIA and Avantium partner to bring sustainable apparel collection based on Avantium’s 100% plant-based PEF to…

Editorial office / Delfzijl


Paques Biomaterials and Looop to jointly produce PHA

The Dutch companies Paques Biomaterials and Looop will collaborate in the production of PHA (Polyhydroxyalkanoates) from…

Editorial office / Balk

Wind turbine components and installation vessel in Eemshaven, Northern Netherlands

More port capacity needed for European offshore wind targets 2030

The European Commission and 9 countries in the North Sea region (together the North Seas Energy…

Editorial office / The Hague

The biobased economy is out of its niche

ChemistryNL funds 11 new Biobased Economy projects

ChemistryNL provides financial support to 11 research projects at the intersection of biobased and chemistry. A…

Editorial office / The Hague

Substantial CO2 reduction through circular biobased projects in the Delta region

Input requested for new Dutch Growth Fund proposal circular critical materials

In The Netherlands, ChemistryNL, Top Sector Energy, Top Sector HTSM, TNO, Ministry of Economic Affairs and…

Editorial office / The Hague

Yara Sluiskil Zeeland

Yara Sluiskil first company in the world to export CO₂

Ammonia fertiliser producer Yara in Sluiskil (The Netherlands) plans to capture, liquefy and export 800kt of…

Editorial office / Sluiskil