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ChemistryNL provides financial support to 11 research projects at the intersection of biobased and chemistry. A total of one million euros will be allocated for these projects, which are carried out by consortia of knowledge institutions and companies.
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Since the merger with TKI BBE, ChemistryNL has been working on the integration of the biobased economy field in various ways. The support of these innovation projects is part of this. The projects are working on, for example, the development of components for self-healing sustainable coatings, anti-fungal infection agents from organic residual flows, natural UV blockers, sustainable resins for cast floors and new technologies for the production of lactic acid and PHAs from residual flows.

  • Cashew shell derived 3-vinylphenol in biobased latex resins for sustainable coatings with self-healing / circular functionality – Maastricht University (V. Bernaerts), Cashew Shell Bio Refinery (CSBR), Organik Kimya Netherlands B.V.
  • Combatting fungal infections with mixtures of volatile fatty acids produced from organic waste streams by lactic acid bacteria – Groningen University (G.J.W. Euverink), Biotech Microbials B.V., Normec Group, Sanovations, Spaak Circular Solutions
  • imPHact! – Towards fullscale PHA production on residual streams – Avans University of Applied Sciences (M.A. Leal), Paques biomaterials, Looop, Cargill B.V.
  • Natural UV-blockers – Groningen University (P.J. Deuss), Wydo NBD
  • PhotoElectroChemical valorization of BIOmass – DIFFER (M.N. Tsampas), Toyota Motor Europe
  • Photochemical recycling of CO₂ to formic acid as a liquid hydrogen carrier – University of Amsterdam (S. Pullen), DENS
  • EnzyEst : Enzymatic synthesis of sucrose fatty acid esters for food and non-food applications – Wageninen University & Research (T.A. Ewing), Ation B.V.
  • SMARTFLOOR – Sustainable Michael Addition-based Resin Technology for Cast Flooring – Wageningen University & Research (R. Blaauw), Uzin Utz Nederland B.V.
  • Steering Formose Selectivity through Electrochemical Reduction of Aldehydes: Towards Conversion of Biomass to Green Artificial Sugars – University of Twente (M. Altomare), Nobian Industrial Chemicals B.V., BTG Biomass Tech. Group B.V.
  • Predicting the functionality and interactions of polymeric surfactants in waterborne dispersions – Eindhoven University of Technology (M. Vis), Covestro
  • CO₂/glycerol paired electrolysis for sustainable propanol and lactic acid production – Utrecht University (A.A. Thevenon), Sphere Energy SAS

See the website of ChemistryNL for more information.

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