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Bio-based / circular
06:51:04

Bio-based / circular

The bio-based and circular economy has grown fast in the last few years. Companies can't ignore…

Now reading
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

Now reading
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

Now reading
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

Now reading
Unloading wood pellets
05:58

“If one link does not function, the chain falls apart”

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

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
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

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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

Now reading
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

Now reading
Circular is so much easier
03:40

“The circular economy requires a complete makeover”

“Uncoupling the use of raw materials from economic growth is impossible. You can’t create a circular…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Hands holding biomass
04:46

‘Central authority for the use of biofeedstock’

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

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
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

Now reading
Rudy Folkersma in ‘Basic Principles of Polymer Technology’
04:42

“Exciting programme about sustainable plastics”

Sustainable plastics are becoming increasingly more important in reducing CO2 emissions and environmental pollution. That makes…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Fishing boats near Setubal, Portugal
03:10

Portugal potential champion of the European bioeconomy

Portugal has the potential to become the Green Deal champion of Europe. This is evident from…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
The 8 Circular Biobased Delta spearheads 1
04:54

The 8 Circular Biobased Delta spearheads

The goal of Circular Biobased Delta (CBBD) is to eliminate ten Mt of CO2 and to…

Pierre Gielen

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Cherry popsicle
02:39

Hanze University of Applied Sciences investigates substances in cherry pits

The most delicious Danish wine is made from cherries and comes from the island of Lolland,…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
PeelPioneers triples production
02:53

PeelPioneers triples production

Start-up PeelPioneers is going to build a new factory in Den Bosch for the processing and…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
‘Consider plastics from a fundamentally different perspective’
02:36

‘Consider plastics from a fundamentally different perspective’

‘We need to consider plastics from a fundamentally different perspective. Not as waste but as man-made…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
“Data is our new beacon”
07:31

“Data is our new beacon”

In today's world, customization, transparency and efficiency are of crucial importance for keeping industries competitive and…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Purple LEDs
04:26

Chemport Connect connects bio-economy experts

The Northern Netherlands is a prime location for the development of biopolymers, green chemistry and circular…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Corn cobs and labware
04:35

‘Great opportunity to get started as a start-up’

The 2020 BioVoice Challenges event is over. On 2 October the companies with which the Challengers…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
04:41

“The real challenge is not technology”

“Hollow straws”, is how Leon Joore of the Natural Fiber Application Center (NAC) described natural fibers…

Pierre Gielen

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Garbage truck
06:06

Bio-based industries equipped to help Europe meet its waste objectives

Domestic bio-waste contains valuable organic substances that can be used for soil improvement but can also…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
The intractable biobased procurement practice 5
11:12

The intractable biobased procurement practice

On paper, government should be able to give the biobased economy a considerable boost. However, in…

Marjolein Roggen

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Trees reach for the sky
04:33

Circular Biobased Delta accelerates green transition

The green transition towards a circular biobased economy in the Delta region must be accelerated. The…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
‘By collaboration we can extract more value from the circular plastics chain’
02:43

‘By collaboration we can extract more value from the circular plastics chain’

Circularity starts where plastic ends: the bins or the Plastic Heroes recycling bag. Collecting and sorting…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Vidzeme Latvia
07:30

Regions and Green Growth: BIC Platform to connect regions and the bio-based industry launched

The Bio-Based Industries Consortium (BIC) has launched a new digital bioeconomy partnering platform in cooperation with…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Tractor plowing a field
05:59

“Agriculture: a fully-fledged partner in biobased value chains”

The bio-economy starts on the fields. That is where the agricultural biomass originates. Active participation of…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Bio-based solutions for a future-fit Europe
06:39

Bio-based solutions for a future-fit Europe

The ambitious Green Deal of the new European Commission aims at a cleaner, circular future for…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Plastic bags
05:03

Circular pathways for bio-based plastics require more cooperation

The demand for plastic packaging, of which a small part is bio-based, has increased strongly in…

Anne-Charlotte Hoes, Greet Overbeek, Marieke Meeusen

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Bioplastics on course
11:35

Bioplastics on course

There is growing enthusiasm about bioplastics. Today, demand exceeds supply and there is increasingly more clarity…

Marjolein Roggen

Now reading
Recycling plastics
06:37

Northern Netherlands: focus on circular polymers

A world without plastics is inconceivable. Over the past 70 years, synthetic polymers have found their…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Workshop about The Growing Pavilion
05:41

“Straightforward communication about complex products and processes”

If there is anything we need to get the market acceptance of biobased products off the…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Getting acquainted with biobased materials in The Growing Pavilion 6
02:21

Getting acquainted with biobased materials in The Growing Pavilion

Biobased materials are different. They cannot be compared to stone or steel or traditional plastics. They…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Biorizon forging ahead with bio-aromatics upscaling 9
04:44

Biorizon forging ahead with bio-aromatics upscaling

With over 150 visitors, Biorizon Shared Research Centre’s annual event in Antwerp at the end of…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
GBO Final Conference
07:33

‘Cooperation is more than an online story’

If the result of three years of Borderless Biobased Education (BBE) had to be summed up…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Wheat Field
04:14

Bio-Port to give ‘stamp of approval’ to plans proposed by entrepreneurs

Are SMEs too small to participate in the ‘large-scale’ bio-economy? Not if the Bio Cooperative can…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Biorizon Lab
04:22

Bio-aromatics are outgrowing the lab’s fume hood

In the six years of its existence, the Biorizon Shared Research Centre has made important steps…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Magnet for companies in green chemistry sector
03:56

Magnet for companies in green chemistry sector

Not even a year after opening its Demo Facility, the Green Chemistry Campus in Bergen op…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Holland Pavillion at WCIB
02:11

Successful Dutch presence during BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology

In cooperation with the Green Chemistry Campus, Biobased Delta organised Dutch participation in the BIO World…

Editorial office

Now reading
VioVoice contract
06:09

BioVoice projects under full development

The smoke generated by the vigorous start-up of the BioVoice innovation programme has since cleared up.…

Pieter Pulleman

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Tiny House Emmen
04:24

Tiny House Emmen opens its doors

Is it possible to construct a modern home without wood, concrete or steel structures? In Emmen…

Pierre Gielen

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Pilots4U Final Event
04:36

Final Event marks a next phase for Pilots4u

With more than 450 registered open access pilot research facilities and more than 100 participating organizations…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Source B to the next phase? 1
10:02

Source B to the next phase?

A period of reflection started in Limburg after the black gold disappeared from this southern province…

Pierre Gielen

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Emmo Meijer
02:15

Five years of Source B, too brief for an anniversary

“Five years is really far too brief for an anniversary. Especially for a transition that takes…

Emmo Meijer

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Cor Kamminga
04:22

PHA, the new niche market for the Northern Netherlands

Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) are a niche market with great promise. The share of materials in the total…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Plant in petri dish
04:42

New training courses for professionals of the future

The bio-based economy needs well-trained professionals, researchers and scientists with a solid foundation. That’s why educational…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
IP ideal for bio-based and circular companies 1
02:13

IP ideal for bio-based and circular companies

Holding a patent lets you share innovations and strengthen collaboration, without others inadvertently taking advantage of…

Marjolein Roggen

Now reading
Rop Zoetemeyer in front of audience
02:38

GBO digital platform a ‘lifeline’ to the future

The end of the Interreg project Borderless Biobased Education (GBO), is looming; this October it will…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Handshake wirh protective gloves on
04:29

Cooperation: the foundation for success

Limburg has always been an outward-looking province, with intensive border traffic. No wonder: no other Dutch…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
BioVoice: 13 new innovation contracts 1
05:33

BioVoice: 13 new innovation contracts

Thirteen new contracts and a total of almost € 125,000 in innovation vouchers for researching, developing…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Lady bug on corn
03:56

BIC launches joint Vision for a European circular bio-society

‘In the circular bio-society, informed citizens choose more sustainable means to live and acknowledge and benefit…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Natural Fibertastic 2019
06:21

Growing interest in natural fibers

Natural fibers are getting more and more attention. For example as an insulation material, as a…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
ECOinnovations Congress Papenburg
05:13

Bio-economy connects the Ems-Dollart Region

‘The bio-economy doesn’t stop at national borders, and neither does climate change.’ That was what Henk…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
EU meeting on circular bioeconomy
03:54

‘Calimero effect biobased industry misplaced’

The circular bioeconomy in Europe is bigger than we think, says Alain Dufait, managing director of…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Weak links threaten biobased and circular chains 5
11:13

Weak links threaten biobased and circular chains

If the circular and biobased economy are to be successful on a large scale, then everything…

Marjolein Roggen

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BAC Breda
05:38

Confusion about biodegradability of bioplastics

What is biologically degradable, or biodegradable plastic? Is that the same as compostable? And does this…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Is there any role for private investors in bio-based projects? 1
09:39

Is there any role for private investors in bio-based projects?

There’s no shortage of cash. That’s what you hear when it comes to financing innovative projects.…

Marjolein Roggen

Now reading
Boosting the circular bioeconomy helps to meet UN Sustainable Development Goals
05:53

Boosting the circular bioeconomy helps to meet UN Sustainable Development Goals

2015 Seems like a distant memory, especially after all the recent political developments across the globe…

Editorial office

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Step into the world of elephant grass, with vibers
04:13

Step into the world of elephant grass, with vibers

"Change the script. Join the vibe." The invitation could not be more clear. Use vibers ™…

Harm Ikink

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How patient do we have to be with the biobased economy? 1
10:10

How patient do we have to be with the biobased economy?

The biobased economy is one of the pillars of our future society. Everyone agrees on that.…

Marjolein Roggen

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BIC supports the creation of biobased industry with country reports 3
03:33

BIC supports the creation of biobased industry with country reports

An active and properly organised European biobased industry is not developing evenly across the continent. The…

Pierre Gielen

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Bio-based businesses want enterprising professionals 1
04:15

Bio-based businesses want enterprising professionals

The future success of the bio-based industry depends on the availability of highly educated professionals, in…

Editorial office

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‘Nobody can imagine what fully circular means’
08:48

‘Nobody can imagine what fully circular means’

Circular is very trendy. The Circular Economy and Bio-Based Economy were once abstract concepts, but these…

Pierre Gielen

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BIC presents overview of financial instruments 1
06:09

BIC presents overview of financial instruments

The Bio-Based Industries Consortium recently published a comprehensive overview of financial instruments, a practical guide for…

Lucien Joppen

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An eye to the future
06:49

An eye to the future

The Biobased Delta recently published its 2018–2020 long-term plan. This plan mainly looks to the future.…

Lucien Joppen

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BBI JU: private sector is stepping up
04:01

BBI JU: private sector is stepping up

In terms of industrial deployment, Europe has made significant strides in the bio-based economy, according to…

Lucien Joppen

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Circl
02:35

Circl

Circl, the Circular Pavilion about which you can read extensively in this edition, was opened with…

Lucien Joppen

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The need for a uniform ‘yardstick’
03:44

The need for a uniform ‘yardstick’

The sustainable character of the biobased economy tends not to receive enough attention. Biomass is always…

Lucien Joppen

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Connection with added value
05:08

Connection with added value

‘Our aim with BioLinX is to guide the businesses and organisations that want to put biobased…

Lucien Joppen

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Biobased procurement tool and app for better business
03:41

Biobased procurement tool and app for better business

The Province of Zeeland, leader when it comes to biobased procurement, organised a meeting together with…

Mariska van Dalen

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Willem-Alexander and Maxima visit Biobased Delta
06:57

Willem-Alexander and Maxima visit Biobased Delta

The visit of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima to West Brabant felt very much like King’s Day.…

Edwin van Gastel

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BioTreatCenter: the key to integrated chain projects
11:08

BioTreatCenter: the key to integrated chain projects

Biomass suppliers, developers of pretreatment technology and buyers of applications often have problems in finding each…

Richard Bezemer

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Chain-wide, multidisciplinary
06:01

Chain-wide, multidisciplinary

Further development of the biobased economy requires employees with competences and skills which the usual courses…

Lucien Joppen

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Clusters are making headway
05:15

Clusters are making headway

As the Monitor Biobased Economy 2014 published in the summer shows, the biobased clusters are making…

Lucien Joppen

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Biobased Delta: international hotspot 1
07:49

Biobased Delta: international hotspot

The sugar fermentation study by Deloitte resulted in pleased reactions in ‘Biobased Netherlands’ at the end…

Edwin van Gastel

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Lack of knowledge and information trump
07:21

Lack of knowledge and information trump

The way in which manufacturers position and market their (partially) biobased products depends largely on how…

Lucien Joppen

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‘Europe not the lost continent’
04:52

‘Europe not the lost continent’

Europeans sometimes tend to downplay their strengths when compared to other continents. It is no different…

Lucien Joppen

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Bio-based / circular
06:51:04

Bio-based / circular

The bio-based and circular economy has grown fast in the last few years. Companies can't ignore…

Now reading
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

Now reading
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

Now reading
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

Now reading
Unloading wood pellets
05:58

“If one link does not function, the chain falls apart”

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

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
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

Now reading
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

Now reading
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

Now reading
Circular is so much easier
03:40

“The circular economy requires a complete makeover”

“Uncoupling the use of raw materials from economic growth is impossible. You can’t create a circular…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Hands holding biomass
04:46

‘Central authority for the use of biofeedstock’

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

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
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

Now reading
Rudy Folkersma in ‘Basic Principles of Polymer Technology’
04:42

“Exciting programme about sustainable plastics”

Sustainable plastics are becoming increasingly more important in reducing CO2 emissions and environmental pollution. That makes…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Fishing boats near Setubal, Portugal
03:10

Portugal potential champion of the European bioeconomy

Portugal has the potential to become the Green Deal champion of Europe. This is evident from…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
The 8 Circular Biobased Delta spearheads 1
04:54

The 8 Circular Biobased Delta spearheads

The goal of Circular Biobased Delta (CBBD) is to eliminate ten Mt of CO2 and to…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Cherry popsicle
02:39

Hanze University of Applied Sciences investigates substances in cherry pits

The most delicious Danish wine is made from cherries and comes from the island of Lolland,…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
PeelPioneers triples production
02:53

PeelPioneers triples production

Start-up PeelPioneers is going to build a new factory in Den Bosch for the processing and…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
‘Consider plastics from a fundamentally different perspective’
02:36

‘Consider plastics from a fundamentally different perspective’

‘We need to consider plastics from a fundamentally different perspective. Not as waste but as man-made…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
“Data is our new beacon”
07:31

“Data is our new beacon”

In today's world, customization, transparency and efficiency are of crucial importance for keeping industries competitive and…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Purple LEDs
04:26

Chemport Connect connects bio-economy experts

The Northern Netherlands is a prime location for the development of biopolymers, green chemistry and circular…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Corn cobs and labware
04:35

‘Great opportunity to get started as a start-up’

The 2020 BioVoice Challenges event is over. On 2 October the companies with which the Challengers…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
04:41

“The real challenge is not technology”

“Hollow straws”, is how Leon Joore of the Natural Fiber Application Center (NAC) described natural fibers…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Garbage truck
06:06

Bio-based industries equipped to help Europe meet its waste objectives

Domestic bio-waste contains valuable organic substances that can be used for soil improvement but can also…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
The intractable biobased procurement practice 5
11:12

The intractable biobased procurement practice

On paper, government should be able to give the biobased economy a considerable boost. However, in…

Marjolein Roggen

Now reading
Trees reach for the sky
04:33

Circular Biobased Delta accelerates green transition

The green transition towards a circular biobased economy in the Delta region must be accelerated. The…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
‘By collaboration we can extract more value from the circular plastics chain’
02:43

‘By collaboration we can extract more value from the circular plastics chain’

Circularity starts where plastic ends: the bins or the Plastic Heroes recycling bag. Collecting and sorting…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Vidzeme Latvia
07:30

Regions and Green Growth: BIC Platform to connect regions and the bio-based industry launched

The Bio-Based Industries Consortium (BIC) has launched a new digital bioeconomy partnering platform in cooperation with…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Tractor plowing a field
05:59

“Agriculture: a fully-fledged partner in biobased value chains”

The bio-economy starts on the fields. That is where the agricultural biomass originates. Active participation of…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Bio-based solutions for a future-fit Europe
06:39

Bio-based solutions for a future-fit Europe

The ambitious Green Deal of the new European Commission aims at a cleaner, circular future for…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Plastic bags
05:03

Circular pathways for bio-based plastics require more cooperation

The demand for plastic packaging, of which a small part is bio-based, has increased strongly in…

Anne-Charlotte Hoes, Greet Overbeek, Marieke Meeusen

Now reading
Bioplastics on course
11:35

Bioplastics on course

There is growing enthusiasm about bioplastics. Today, demand exceeds supply and there is increasingly more clarity…

Marjolein Roggen

Now reading
Recycling plastics
06:37

Northern Netherlands: focus on circular polymers

A world without plastics is inconceivable. Over the past 70 years, synthetic polymers have found their…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Workshop about The Growing Pavilion
05:41

“Straightforward communication about complex products and processes”

If there is anything we need to get the market acceptance of biobased products off the…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Getting acquainted with biobased materials in The Growing Pavilion 6
02:21

Getting acquainted with biobased materials in The Growing Pavilion

Biobased materials are different. They cannot be compared to stone or steel or traditional plastics. They…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Biorizon forging ahead with bio-aromatics upscaling 9
04:44

Biorizon forging ahead with bio-aromatics upscaling

With over 150 visitors, Biorizon Shared Research Centre’s annual event in Antwerp at the end of…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
GBO Final Conference
07:33

‘Cooperation is more than an online story’

If the result of three years of Borderless Biobased Education (BBE) had to be summed up…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Wheat Field
04:14

Bio-Port to give ‘stamp of approval’ to plans proposed by entrepreneurs

Are SMEs too small to participate in the ‘large-scale’ bio-economy? Not if the Bio Cooperative can…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Biorizon Lab
04:22

Bio-aromatics are outgrowing the lab’s fume hood

In the six years of its existence, the Biorizon Shared Research Centre has made important steps…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Magnet for companies in green chemistry sector
03:56

Magnet for companies in green chemistry sector

Not even a year after opening its Demo Facility, the Green Chemistry Campus in Bergen op…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Holland Pavillion at WCIB
02:11

Successful Dutch presence during BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology

In cooperation with the Green Chemistry Campus, Biobased Delta organised Dutch participation in the BIO World…

Editorial office

Now reading
VioVoice contract
06:09

BioVoice projects under full development

The smoke generated by the vigorous start-up of the BioVoice innovation programme has since cleared up.…

Pieter Pulleman

Now reading
Tiny House Emmen
04:24

Tiny House Emmen opens its doors

Is it possible to construct a modern home without wood, concrete or steel structures? In Emmen…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Pilots4U Final Event
04:36

Final Event marks a next phase for Pilots4u

With more than 450 registered open access pilot research facilities and more than 100 participating organizations…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Source B to the next phase? 1
10:02

Source B to the next phase?

A period of reflection started in Limburg after the black gold disappeared from this southern province…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Emmo Meijer
02:15

Five years of Source B, too brief for an anniversary

“Five years is really far too brief for an anniversary. Especially for a transition that takes…

Emmo Meijer

Now reading
Cor Kamminga
04:22

PHA, the new niche market for the Northern Netherlands

Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) are a niche market with great promise. The share of materials in the total…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Plant in petri dish
04:42

New training courses for professionals of the future

The bio-based economy needs well-trained professionals, researchers and scientists with a solid foundation. That’s why educational…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
IP ideal for bio-based and circular companies 1
02:13

IP ideal for bio-based and circular companies

Holding a patent lets you share innovations and strengthen collaboration, without others inadvertently taking advantage of…

Marjolein Roggen

Now reading
Rop Zoetemeyer in front of audience
02:38

GBO digital platform a ‘lifeline’ to the future

The end of the Interreg project Borderless Biobased Education (GBO), is looming; this October it will…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Handshake wirh protective gloves on
04:29

Cooperation: the foundation for success

Limburg has always been an outward-looking province, with intensive border traffic. No wonder: no other Dutch…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
BioVoice: 13 new innovation contracts 1
05:33

BioVoice: 13 new innovation contracts

Thirteen new contracts and a total of almost € 125,000 in innovation vouchers for researching, developing…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Lady bug on corn
03:56

BIC launches joint Vision for a European circular bio-society

‘In the circular bio-society, informed citizens choose more sustainable means to live and acknowledge and benefit…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Natural Fibertastic 2019
06:21

Growing interest in natural fibers

Natural fibers are getting more and more attention. For example as an insulation material, as a…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
ECOinnovations Congress Papenburg
05:13

Bio-economy connects the Ems-Dollart Region

‘The bio-economy doesn’t stop at national borders, and neither does climate change.’ That was what Henk…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
EU meeting on circular bioeconomy
03:54

‘Calimero effect biobased industry misplaced’

The circular bioeconomy in Europe is bigger than we think, says Alain Dufait, managing director of…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Weak links threaten biobased and circular chains 5
11:13

Weak links threaten biobased and circular chains

If the circular and biobased economy are to be successful on a large scale, then everything…

Marjolein Roggen

Now reading
BAC Breda
05:38

Confusion about biodegradability of bioplastics

What is biologically degradable, or biodegradable plastic? Is that the same as compostable? And does this…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Is there any role for private investors in bio-based projects? 1
09:39

Is there any role for private investors in bio-based projects?

There’s no shortage of cash. That’s what you hear when it comes to financing innovative projects.…

Marjolein Roggen

Now reading
Boosting the circular bioeconomy helps to meet UN Sustainable Development Goals
05:53

Boosting the circular bioeconomy helps to meet UN Sustainable Development Goals

2015 Seems like a distant memory, especially after all the recent political developments across the globe…

Editorial office

Now reading
Step into the world of elephant grass, with vibers
04:13

Step into the world of elephant grass, with vibers

"Change the script. Join the vibe." The invitation could not be more clear. Use vibers ™…

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How patient do we have to be with the biobased economy? 1
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How patient do we have to be with the biobased economy?

The biobased economy is one of the pillars of our future society. Everyone agrees on that.…

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BIC supports the creation of biobased industry with country reports 3
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BIC supports the creation of biobased industry with country reports

An active and properly organised European biobased industry is not developing evenly across the continent. The…

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Bio-based businesses want enterprising professionals 1
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Bio-based businesses want enterprising professionals

The future success of the bio-based industry depends on the availability of highly educated professionals, in…

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‘Nobody can imagine what fully circular means’
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‘Nobody can imagine what fully circular means’

Circular is very trendy. The Circular Economy and Bio-Based Economy were once abstract concepts, but these…

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BIC presents overview of financial instruments 1
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BIC presents overview of financial instruments

The Bio-Based Industries Consortium recently published a comprehensive overview of financial instruments, a practical guide for…

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An eye to the future
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An eye to the future

The Biobased Delta recently published its 2018–2020 long-term plan. This plan mainly looks to the future.…

Lucien Joppen

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BBI JU: private sector is stepping up
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BBI JU: private sector is stepping up

In terms of industrial deployment, Europe has made significant strides in the bio-based economy, according to…

Lucien Joppen

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Circl
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Circl

Circl, the Circular Pavilion about which you can read extensively in this edition, was opened with…

Lucien Joppen

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The need for a uniform ‘yardstick’
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The need for a uniform ‘yardstick’

The sustainable character of the biobased economy tends not to receive enough attention. Biomass is always…

Lucien Joppen

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Connection with added value
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Connection with added value

‘Our aim with BioLinX is to guide the businesses and organisations that want to put biobased…

Lucien Joppen

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Biobased procurement tool and app for better business
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Biobased procurement tool and app for better business

The Province of Zeeland, leader when it comes to biobased procurement, organised a meeting together with…

Mariska van Dalen

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Willem-Alexander and Maxima visit Biobased Delta
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Willem-Alexander and Maxima visit Biobased Delta

The visit of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima to West Brabant felt very much like King’s Day.…

Edwin van Gastel

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BioTreatCenter: the key to integrated chain projects
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BioTreatCenter: the key to integrated chain projects

Biomass suppliers, developers of pretreatment technology and buyers of applications often have problems in finding each…

Richard Bezemer

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Chain-wide, multidisciplinary
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Chain-wide, multidisciplinary

Further development of the biobased economy requires employees with competences and skills which the usual courses…

Lucien Joppen

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Clusters are making headway
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Clusters are making headway

As the Monitor Biobased Economy 2014 published in the summer shows, the biobased clusters are making…

Lucien Joppen

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Biobased Delta: international hotspot 1
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Biobased Delta: international hotspot

The sugar fermentation study by Deloitte resulted in pleased reactions in ‘Biobased Netherlands’ at the end…

Edwin van Gastel

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Lack of knowledge and information trump
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Lack of knowledge and information trump

The way in which manufacturers position and market their (partially) biobased products depends largely on how…

Lucien Joppen

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‘Europe not the lost continent’
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‘Europe not the lost continent’

Europeans sometimes tend to downplay their strengths when compared to other continents. It is no different…

Lucien Joppen