In the project ” Bio-economy – Green Chemistry “, German and Dutch entrepreneurs and knowledge institutions from the Ems Dollart Region are working on various projects for the development of biobased materials and the efficient use of natural residual flows from agriculture and horticulture.

EDR Bio-economy Green Chemistry map

Project examples

Content substances from plants (for e.g. medical applications, products from paludiculture, biobased materials (3D printing and micro-injection moulding applications), sustainable fibres, training programmes and conferences.

Up-to-date information can be found at

Innovative ideas

The project supported entrepreneurs with innovative ideas. They could apply for funding for cross-border projects that could contribute to a “greener”, more environmentally friendly economy or open up new economic areas.

Unfortunately, no funds are currently available for new projects. However, you are welcome to send us your ideas.

Your contact:
Sven Stielstra
Phone: +31 (0)6 38140283


Lead partner: Ems Dollart Region (EDR)
Project management: Anita Buijs and Karin Eden
Tel: +31 (0) 597 20 60 23
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