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Biobased Delta
06:07:32

Biobased Delta

The south-western Netherlands region is rich in agrofood, horticulture and chemical companies. They can tap into…

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Groene-verf
00:55

Bio-aromatics company Relement secures first capital investment

Relement BV has raised their first capital investment from the TTT Smart Industries Fund that is…

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Pyrolyse olie
00:52

Pyrolysis on the rise

Pyrolysis is on the rise, as indicated by the number of initiatives in the South West…

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Road construction
02:58

World’s first bio-asphalt test road made with lignin

Infrastructure company Roelofs today (2 June) starts the construction of the world’s first test road made…

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Pyrolyse-installatie-detail3
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From waste plastics to ‘green’ raw material

The chemical industry of the future will no longer run solely on petroleum, but partly on…

Pierre Gielen

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Ralph Simons
00:45

Educating the workforce of the future

The transition to a greener society will create new jobs, but it will also place new…

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Green Matchmaking
03:28

‘People make the biobased economy future-proof’

The transition to a circular bio-based economy makes high demands on the knowledge of current and…

Pierre Gielen

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Willem Sederel
00:41

Willem Sederel joined Synova as Non-Executive Director

Willem Sederel, chairman of Circular Biobased Delta, has joined Synova, an advanced technology company in the…

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Willem Sederel on screen between Chris de Visser (l) and Hans van Klink (r)
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Turning sugar into biofuel and green chemicals

Sugar is an ideal biofeedstock for green chemicals; it contributes to the reduction of CO2 emissions…

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Farmer holding sugar beet
07:19

Sugar as the ideal bio-feedstock for the chemical industry

IST Green Chemicals has advanced plans for a plant in Terneuzen in the Province of Zeeland…

Pierre Gielen

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Green Chemistry Campus
01:16

12 New innovation and business opportunities for SMEs and start-ups

The BioVoice innovation and business booster programme has opened up a record number of twelve new…

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00:40

Third round of BioVoice starts

Next monday (29 March), the third edition of BioVoice will kick off with the announcement of…

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Rabobank
01:30

Rabobank joins Supervisory Board of Circular Biobased Delta

On Wednesday 24 March, Rabobank joined the Supervisory Board of the Circular Biobased Delta Foundation. Rabobank…

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Renewable Materials Conference 2021
02:34

Renewable Materials Conference highlights bio-based, CO2-based and recycled materials

For the first time, nova-Institute jointly presents all renewable material solutions: bio-based, CO2-based and recycled in…

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Sustainable fashion from the sea
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Sustainable fashion from the sea

The clothing industry causes 8% of all CO2 emissions worldwide: more than all aviation and shipping…

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Substantial CO2 reduction through circular biobased projects in the Delta region
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Substantial CO2 reduction through circular biobased projects in the Dutch Delta region

With 20 biobased circular projects, the process industry can achieve more than half of its climate…

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Relement bv introduces bio-aromatics to the market
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Biorizon makes business plan for Application Centre

Biorizon is working on a business plan for a Bio-aromatics Application Centre, with a subsidy from…

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Pyrolysis is becoming mainstream
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Pyrolysis oil: The Netherlands in danger of missing the boat

During the Week of the Circular Economy, it became clear that pyrolysis is increasingly gaining a…

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Stamp Bio Sourced
02:11

Dutch Database of Biobased Products

Procurement officials from large and small organizations will soon be able to use an independent Dutch…

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The 8 Circular Biobased Delta spearheads 1
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8 Spearheads help to save 10 Mton of CO2

The 8 spearheads of Circular Biobased Delta will help to focus the efforts to save ten…

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Highlights from the Circular Biobased Delta
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Highlights from the Circular Biobased Delta

Agro&Chemistry is bringing a constant flow of news from our partners, including Circular Biobased Delta. Below…

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Innovation concept
00:53

BIG-Cluster looking for input to update innovation agenda

The BioInnovation Growth mega-Cluster (BIG-Cluster) is looking for input from stakeholders in the biobased economy, for…

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Biorizon on track for the commercialisation of bio-aromatics
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Biorizon to open Application Centre

Biorizon, the Shared Research Center for bio-aromatics, will have its own application center on the Green…

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‘Chemical recycling approach will become global blueprint’
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Pyrolysis oil as a raw material for new plastics

“Chemical recycling of plastic waste plays an important role for us in the transformation to a…

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The 8 Circular Biobased Delta spearheads 1
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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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Biorizon on track for the commercialisation of bio-aromatics
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Biorizon on track for commercialisation of bio-aromatics

Biorizon is well on track towards the commercialisation of the production of bio-aromatics starting in 2025.…

Pierre Gielen

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‘Chemical recycling approach will become global blueprint’
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‘Chemical recycling approach will become global blueprint’

Chemical recycling will become a game changer in the waste processing and chemical sector. It is…

Pierre Gielen

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News from the Delta Region
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News from the Circular Biobased Delta Region

Agro & Chemistry brings its readers a constant news flow from our partners, including Circular Biobased…

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Bio-asphalt road in Vlissingen put into use
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Bio-asphalt road in Vlissingen put into use

Commissioned by North Sea Port, contractor H4A has constructed a sustainable road in Vlissingen of which…

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iLab helps green chemistry start-ups move forward
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iLab helps green chemistry start-ups move forward

Innovative start-ups in the biocircular economy are currently in the spotlight. They receive plenty of media…

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Relement bv introduces bio-aromatics to the market
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Relement BV commercializes specialty bioaromatics

Within the Biorizon programme, various specialty bioaromatics have been developed that are ready for commercialization. Relement…

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Wilfried Blokzijl, director R&D Unilever Homecare
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“Consumers must regain trust in chemistry”

Consumers need to regain trust in chemistry, said Wilfried Blokzijl, Unilever's R&D Director Homecare during the…

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European green deal: Old versus new economy 5
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Critical voices about the European Green Deal

The European Green Deal (EGD) is a mega-project to ensure that the EU is "zero-carbon" by…

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BioVoice 2020: eight new innovation contracts

No one could have foreseen that the second round of BioVoice would be held in such…

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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

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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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German Bundestag
01:11

Trends and opportunities for international cooperation in chemical recycling

Collaborating on chemical recycling offers the chemical industry in the Netherlands and Germany good opportunities to…

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Circular landcape
01:10

Circular Biobased Delta to provide concrete support for promising projects

"The Circular Biobased Delta (CBBD) foundation wants to get some 100 projects and programs on track…

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Trees reach for the sky
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Circular Biobased Delta accelerates green transition

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

Pierre Gielen

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Road construction
02:21

Accelerated research into bio-asphalt

Will we be driving on roads made of wood in the Netherlands in the near future?…

Pierre Gielen

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Roller on fresh asphalt
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Half a million euros for lignin production for biobased asphalt

Chemical company Avantium announces today that it has received a € 0.5 million grant for its…

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Doctor using handgel
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Urgent appeal: create biobased cleaning agents from plant-based waste streams

The Green Chemistry Campus and Horizon 11 make an urgent appeal to entrepreneurs for the development…

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Natural Fibertastic 2019 (#NFT2019)
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Fourth edition of Natural Fibertastic in Bergen op Zoom

From Biobased Safari to a very first introduction to biobased options for the construction and infrastructure…

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Workshop about The Growing Pavilion
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“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

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Getting acquainted with biobased materials in The Growing Pavilion 6
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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

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Ludo Diels
00:48

Commercial production of bio-aromatics is getting closer

Biorizon is on its way to the mission: the commercial production of bio-aromatics in 2025, said…

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Han van Osch
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CoEBBE wants to become an international centre of expertise

The Centre of Expertise Biobased Economy (CoE-BBE) of the Dutch Universities of Applied Sciences Avans and…

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GBO Final Conference
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‘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

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Green Chemistry Campus aerial view
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Green Chemistry Campus expands again

Less than a year after the opening of the Demo Facility, the Green Chemistry Campus in…

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TNO Biorizon Biomass to Bio-aromatics Lab
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Production of bio-aromatics ready for scaling up

Upscaling is the central theme of the sixth Biorizon Event. This will take place this year…

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Biorizon Lab
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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

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Magnet for companies in green chemistry sector
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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

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Holland Pavillion at WCIB
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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…

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Aerial photo Green Chemistry Campus Bergen op Zoom
02:27

Use or Invest in Biobased Polymerization Shared Facility

Green Chemistry Campus, REWIN and Wageningen University are planning the development of the first multipurpose Polymerization…

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Rop Zoetemeyer in front of audience
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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

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BioVoice: 13 new innovation contracts 1
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BioVoice: 13 new innovation contracts

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

Pierre Gielen

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Natural Fibertastic 2019
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Growing interest in natural fibers

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

Pierre Gielen

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Gerard Paanakker met de NFT 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,…

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Lively discussions during Dare2Cross
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Dare2Cross: Beauty and the Biobased

Getting the biobased and circular economy off the ground is not only a technological problem. The…

Pierre Gielen

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Dare2Cross meeting in The Hague
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Dare2Cross video is now online

Looking beyond the boundaries of sectors to make new combinations, to adjust production systems and to…

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Demo facility AI Green Chemistry Campus
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Important link for scaling up green innovations

Entrepreneurs who are ready to take the next step can easily scale up in the Green…

Pierre Gielen

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Biobased Delta organises discussion about greening
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Biobased Delta organises discussion about greening

The development of the biobased economy should go up a notch. Plastic soup, the essential CO2…

Pierre Gielen

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Bert van de Beld, Marc Schmitz, Johan ter Harmsel, Jan van Havenbergh and Emmo Meijer on the 5th Biorizon event
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‘We need more Biorizons’

“We need more initiatives like Biorizon, if we want to meet our goals of reducing CO2…

Pierre Gielen

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Step into the world of elephant grass
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Step into the world of elephant grass

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

Harm Ikink

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A surprisingly versatile biobased plastic
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A surprisingly versatile biobased plastic

HemCell plastic is produced from polylactic acid combined with crushed palm leaf waste. The Dutch invention…

Harm Ikink

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HemCell: a surprisingly versatile biobased plastic
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HemCell: a surprisingly versatile biobased plastic

The combination of polylactic acid and crushed palm leaf waste results in a biobased and excellent…

Harm Ikink

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Step into the world of elephant grass, with vibers
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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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Forestry - lignin
02:30

VITO to build pilot plant for production of bio-aromatics from lignin

The indepent Flemish research organization VITO and partners have presented a plan to build a pilot…

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BIO-HaRT among European showcase projects
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BIO-HaRT among European showcase projects

The Dutch MEP Lambert van Nistelrooij organized an exhibition of appealing EU-funded projects in Brussels. Among…

Harm Ikink

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Five million euros for accelerating circular economy
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Five million euros for accelerating circular economy

Together with scientists and companies, the province of Zuid-Holland maps opportunities and bottlenecks of the circular…

Harm Ikink

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Government needs to be a launching customer, rather than subsidy provider
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Government needs to be a launching customer, rather than subsidy provider

The bio-based economy is just slowly getting off the ground, despite hundreds of millions of investments…

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Let the bio-aromatics shine! 1
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Let the bio-aromatics shine!

To show the good and relevant results that European subsidies can yield, nine members of the…

Harm Ikink

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A better outlook on the opportunities and bottlenecks of the circular economy 1
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A better outlook on the opportunities and bottlenecks of the circular economy

Seizing opportunities for the circular economy is the idea behind ACCEZ, a new knowledge program of…

Harm Ikink

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Plantics wins Natural Fibertastic Award 2018 for biobased thermoset plastic
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Plantics wins Natural Fibertastic Award 2018 for biobased thermoset plastic

Wridzer Bakker, CEO of Arnhem-based Plantics received the Natural Fibertastic Award 2018 in Bergen op Zoom,…

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Zoomland viaduct: bio-based showcase across the motorway
01:04

Natural Fibertastic 2018: focus on natural fibers in biocomposites

SMEs from the Biobased Delta make the difference in the biobased economy with innovative fiber technology.…

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Biobased economy deserves attention throughout school career
00:55

Biobased industries need more highly educated employees

In the coming years, the business community in Flanders and the Netherlands will require at least…

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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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Zoomland viaduct: bio-based showcase across the motorway
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Zoomland viaduct: bio-based showcase across the motorway

Field voles, pine martens and foxes already know where the Zoomland viaduct is. The Brabant Landscape…

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Biorizon launches Lignin Application Center
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Biorizon launches Lignin Application Center

For companies that would like to introduce lignin-derived chemicals into their biobased products, Biorizon launches its…

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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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Broad focus on biopolymers
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Broad focus on biopolymers

‘The Biopolymer Application Centre is intended to bring biopolymers in a general sense to the attention…

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Broad focus on biopolymers
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Broad focus on biopolymers

‘The Biopolymer Application Centre is intended to bring biopolymers in a general sense to the attention…

Lucien Joppen

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The search for winning combinations 1
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The search for winning combinations

‘At the Pyrolysis testing ground in Moerdijk, we want to test value chains on the basis…

Lucien Joppen

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Ample opportunities and challenges
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Ample opportunities and challenges

Slowly but surely, natural fibres are finding their way into widely varying markets such as construction,…

Lucien Joppen

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Market with prospects
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Market with prospects

Compostable disposables in food service still form a relatively small market, but certainly one with prospects…

Lucien Joppen

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Rein Willems:  Government, invest more in activity and R&D
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Rein Willems: Government, invest more in activity and R&D

The future of the Dutch chemical industry lies in lowering the bottom line and making it…

Lucien Joppen

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Polymerisation pilot facilities can accelerate the development of biobased materials
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Polymerisation pilot facilities can accelerate the development of biobased materials

While the polymerisation of biobased monomers is an important step in making plastics, resins and coatings…

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Biobased Delta: Focus on SMEs
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Biobased Delta: Focus on SMEs

In the Biobased Delta, authorities from the provinces of Zeeland, North Brabant and South Holland work…

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Biobased Delta: Focus on SMEs
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Biobased Delta: Focus on SMEs

In the Biobased Delta, authorities from the provinces of Zeeland, North Brabant and South Holland work…

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Biodegradable still to climb out of the niche market
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Biodegradable still to climb out of the niche market

The market for biodegradable plastics will grow considerably in the coming years. A significant share of…

Lucien Joppen

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Biobased Delta looks ahead ‘Our ecosystem is growing’ 1
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Biobased Delta looks ahead ‘Our ecosystem is growing’

‘The larger programme lines of Biobased Delta are gaining increasingly more traction. We can see that…

Lucien Joppen

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Biokerosene the only option for now
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Biokerosene the only option for now

Just like every beginning market, biokerosene has to contend with ‘the establishment’. Higher prices, technologies under…

Lucien Joppen

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Jalila Essaïdi: Enough talk, now action!
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Jalila Essaïdi: Enough talk, now action!

Jalila Essaïdi reached the world press with a so-called bulletproof skin, a project that is being…

Lucien Joppen

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Demand for biobased applications must grow
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Demand for biobased applications must grow

The growth and innovation of the biobased economy in the Netherlands is receiving a significant contribution…

Kelly van Bragt

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Back to basics
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Back to basics

Biobased building started when the first Homo Sapiens Sapiens appeared. The first industrial revolution caused a…

Gie Steenput, 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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Agrofood sector extremely active
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Agrofood sector extremely active

Biobased Delta was established in 2011 under the name Agro meets chemistry. Now, four years later,…

Lucien Joppen

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Europe’s leading bioeconomy clusters work together as 3BI
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Europe’s leading bioeconomy clusters work together as 3BI

The leading bioeconomy clusters in the Netherlands, France, the UK and Germany have today joined forces…

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Flax fibre as outer wall
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Flax fibre as outer wall

300,000 housing units belonging to housing corporations and owner associations can be remodelled sustainably in the…

Niels van Haarlem

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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

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Focus on materials
06:19

Focus on materials

Around ten years ago, Rob Vasbinder decided to become self-sufficient where renewable energy was concerned. After…

Lucien Joppen

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Rop Zoetemeyer
05:53

‘Missing link between pilot and commercial’

‘Biobased Delta is not a study club or discussion group, but the missing link in concrete…

Lucien Joppen

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'Ultimate goal is year-around refining process'
06:52

‘Ultimate goal is year-around refining process’

‘We will be satisfied if at the end of 2015 the entire business case for the…

Edwin van Gastel

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Biobased Delta
06:07:32

Biobased Delta

The south-western Netherlands region is rich in agrofood, horticulture and chemical companies. They can tap into…

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Groene-verf
00:55

Bio-aromatics company Relement secures first capital investment

Relement BV has raised their first capital investment from the TTT Smart Industries Fund that is…

Editorial office

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Pyrolyse olie
00:52

Pyrolysis on the rise

Pyrolysis is on the rise, as indicated by the number of initiatives in the South West…

Editorial office

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Road construction
02:58

World’s first bio-asphalt test road made with lignin

Infrastructure company Roelofs today (2 June) starts the construction of the world’s first test road made…

Editorial office

Now reading
Pyrolyse-installatie-detail3
04:26

From waste plastics to ‘green’ raw material

The chemical industry of the future will no longer run solely on petroleum, but partly on…

Pierre Gielen

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Ralph Simons
00:45

Educating the workforce of the future

The transition to a greener society will create new jobs, but it will also place new…

Editorial office

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Green Matchmaking
03:28

‘People make the biobased economy future-proof’

The transition to a circular bio-based economy makes high demands on the knowledge of current and…

Pierre Gielen

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Willem Sederel
00:41

Willem Sederel joined Synova as Non-Executive Director

Willem Sederel, chairman of Circular Biobased Delta, has joined Synova, an advanced technology company in the…

Editorial office

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Willem Sederel on screen between Chris de Visser (l) and Hans van Klink (r)
01:03

Turning sugar into biofuel and green chemicals

Sugar is an ideal biofeedstock for green chemicals; it contributes to the reduction of CO2 emissions…

Editorial office

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Farmer holding sugar beet
07:19

Sugar as the ideal bio-feedstock for the chemical industry

IST Green Chemicals has advanced plans for a plant in Terneuzen in the Province of Zeeland…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Green Chemistry Campus
01:16

12 New innovation and business opportunities for SMEs and start-ups

The BioVoice innovation and business booster programme has opened up a record number of twelve new…

Editorial office

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00:40

Third round of BioVoice starts

Next monday (29 March), the third edition of BioVoice will kick off with the announcement of…

Editorial office

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Rabobank
01:30

Rabobank joins Supervisory Board of Circular Biobased Delta

On Wednesday 24 March, Rabobank joined the Supervisory Board of the Circular Biobased Delta Foundation. Rabobank…

Editorial office

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Renewable Materials Conference 2021
02:34

Renewable Materials Conference highlights bio-based, CO2-based and recycled materials

For the first time, nova-Institute jointly presents all renewable material solutions: bio-based, CO2-based and recycled in…

Editorial office

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Sustainable fashion from the sea
01:07

Sustainable fashion from the sea

The clothing industry causes 8% of all CO2 emissions worldwide: more than all aviation and shipping…

Editorial office

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Substantial CO2 reduction through circular biobased projects in the Delta region
02:10

Substantial CO2 reduction through circular biobased projects in the Dutch Delta region

With 20 biobased circular projects, the process industry can achieve more than half of its climate…

Editorial office

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Relement bv introduces bio-aromatics to the market
01:13

Biorizon makes business plan for Application Centre

Biorizon is working on a business plan for a Bio-aromatics Application Centre, with a subsidy from…

Editorial office

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Pyrolysis is becoming mainstream
01:02

Pyrolysis oil: The Netherlands in danger of missing the boat

During the Week of the Circular Economy, it became clear that pyrolysis is increasingly gaining a…

Editorial office

Now reading
Stamp Bio Sourced
02:11

Dutch Database of Biobased Products

Procurement officials from large and small organizations will soon be able to use an independent Dutch…

Editorial office

Now reading
The 8 Circular Biobased Delta spearheads 1
01:06

8 Spearheads help to save 10 Mton of CO2

The 8 spearheads of Circular Biobased Delta will help to focus the efforts to save ten…

Editorial office

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Highlights from the Circular Biobased Delta
00:37

Highlights from the Circular Biobased Delta

Agro&Chemistry is bringing a constant flow of news from our partners, including Circular Biobased Delta. Below…

Editorial office

Now reading
Innovation concept
00:53

BIG-Cluster looking for input to update innovation agenda

The BioInnovation Growth mega-Cluster (BIG-Cluster) is looking for input from stakeholders in the biobased economy, for…

Editorial office

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Biorizon on track for the commercialisation of bio-aromatics
00:32

Biorizon to open Application Centre

Biorizon, the Shared Research Center for bio-aromatics, will have its own application center on the Green…

Editorial office

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‘Chemical recycling approach will become global blueprint’
01:01

Pyrolysis oil as a raw material for new plastics

“Chemical recycling of plastic waste plays an important role for us in the transformation to a…

Editorial office

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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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Biorizon on track for the commercialisation of bio-aromatics
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Biorizon on track for commercialisation of bio-aromatics

Biorizon is well on track towards the commercialisation of the production of bio-aromatics starting in 2025.…

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‘Chemical recycling approach will become global blueprint’
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‘Chemical recycling approach will become global blueprint’

Chemical recycling will become a game changer in the waste processing and chemical sector. It is…

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News from the Circular Biobased Delta Region

Agro & Chemistry brings its readers a constant news flow from our partners, including Circular Biobased…

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Bio-asphalt road in Vlissingen put into use
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Bio-asphalt road in Vlissingen put into use

Commissioned by North Sea Port, contractor H4A has constructed a sustainable road in Vlissingen of which…

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iLab helps green chemistry start-ups move forward
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iLab helps green chemistry start-ups move forward

Innovative start-ups in the biocircular economy are currently in the spotlight. They receive plenty of media…

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Relement bv introduces bio-aromatics to the market
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Relement BV commercializes specialty bioaromatics

Within the Biorizon programme, various specialty bioaromatics have been developed that are ready for commercialization. Relement…

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Wilfried Blokzijl, director R&D Unilever Homecare
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“Consumers must regain trust in chemistry”

Consumers need to regain trust in chemistry, said Wilfried Blokzijl, Unilever's R&D Director Homecare during the…

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European green deal: Old versus new economy 5
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Critical voices about the European Green Deal

The European Green Deal (EGD) is a mega-project to ensure that the EU is "zero-carbon" by…

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BioVoice 2020: eight new innovation contracts

No one could have foreseen that the second round of BioVoice would be held in such…

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Corn cobs and labware
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‘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…

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“The real challenge is not technology”

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

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German Bundestag
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Trends and opportunities for international cooperation in chemical recycling

Collaborating on chemical recycling offers the chemical industry in the Netherlands and Germany good opportunities to…

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Circular landcape
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Circular Biobased Delta to provide concrete support for promising projects

"The Circular Biobased Delta (CBBD) foundation wants to get some 100 projects and programs on track…

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Trees reach for the sky
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Circular Biobased Delta accelerates green transition

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

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Road construction
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Accelerated research into bio-asphalt

Will we be driving on roads made of wood in the Netherlands in the near future?…

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Half a million euros for lignin production for biobased asphalt

Chemical company Avantium announces today that it has received a € 0.5 million grant for its…

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Urgent appeal: create biobased cleaning agents from plant-based waste streams

The Green Chemistry Campus and Horizon 11 make an urgent appeal to entrepreneurs for the development…

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Natural Fibertastic 2019 (#NFT2019)
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Fourth edition of Natural Fibertastic in Bergen op Zoom

From Biobased Safari to a very first introduction to biobased options for the construction and infrastructure…

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Workshop about The Growing Pavilion
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“Straightforward communication about complex products and processes”

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

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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…

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Commercial production of bio-aromatics is getting closer

Biorizon is on its way to the mission: the commercial production of bio-aromatics in 2025, said…

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Han van Osch
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CoEBBE wants to become an international centre of expertise

The Centre of Expertise Biobased Economy (CoE-BBE) of the Dutch Universities of Applied Sciences Avans and…

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GBO Final Conference
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‘Cooperation is more than an online story’

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

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Green Chemistry Campus aerial view
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Green Chemistry Campus expands again

Less than a year after the opening of the Demo Facility, the Green Chemistry Campus in…

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TNO Biorizon Biomass to Bio-aromatics Lab
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Production of bio-aromatics ready for scaling up

Upscaling is the central theme of the sixth Biorizon Event. This will take place this year…

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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…

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Magnet for companies in green chemistry sector
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Magnet for companies in green chemistry sector

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

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Holland Pavillion at WCIB
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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…

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Aerial photo Green Chemistry Campus Bergen op Zoom
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Use or Invest in Biobased Polymerization Shared Facility

Green Chemistry Campus, REWIN and Wageningen University are planning the development of the first multipurpose Polymerization…

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Rop Zoetemeyer in front of audience
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GBO digital platform a ‘lifeline’ to the future

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

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BioVoice: 13 new innovation contracts 1
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BioVoice: 13 new innovation contracts

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

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Natural Fibertastic 2019
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Growing interest in natural fibers

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

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Gerard Paanakker met de NFT 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,…

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Lively discussions during Dare2Cross
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Dare2Cross: Beauty and the Biobased

Getting the biobased and circular economy off the ground is not only a technological problem. The…

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Dare2Cross meeting in The Hague
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Dare2Cross video is now online

Looking beyond the boundaries of sectors to make new combinations, to adjust production systems and to…

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Demo facility AI Green Chemistry Campus
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Important link for scaling up green innovations

Entrepreneurs who are ready to take the next step can easily scale up in the Green…

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Biobased Delta organises discussion about greening
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Biobased Delta organises discussion about greening

The development of the biobased economy should go up a notch. Plastic soup, the essential CO2…

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Bert van de Beld, Marc Schmitz, Johan ter Harmsel, Jan van Havenbergh and Emmo Meijer on the 5th Biorizon event
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‘We need more Biorizons’

“We need more initiatives like Biorizon, if we want to meet our goals of reducing CO2…

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Step into the world of elephant grass
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Step into the world of elephant grass

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

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A surprisingly versatile biobased plastic
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A surprisingly versatile biobased plastic

HemCell plastic is produced from polylactic acid combined with crushed palm leaf waste. The Dutch invention…

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HemCell: a surprisingly versatile biobased plastic
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HemCell: a surprisingly versatile biobased plastic

The combination of polylactic acid and crushed palm leaf waste results in a biobased and excellent…

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Step into the world of elephant grass, with vibers
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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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Forestry - lignin
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VITO to build pilot plant for production of bio-aromatics from lignin

The indepent Flemish research organization VITO and partners have presented a plan to build a pilot…

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BIO-HaRT among European showcase projects
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BIO-HaRT among European showcase projects

The Dutch MEP Lambert van Nistelrooij organized an exhibition of appealing EU-funded projects in Brussels. Among…

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Five million euros for accelerating circular economy
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Five million euros for accelerating circular economy

Together with scientists and companies, the province of Zuid-Holland maps opportunities and bottlenecks of the circular…

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Government needs to be a launching customer, rather than subsidy provider
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Government needs to be a launching customer, rather than subsidy provider

The bio-based economy is just slowly getting off the ground, despite hundreds of millions of investments…

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Let the bio-aromatics shine! 1
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Let the bio-aromatics shine!

To show the good and relevant results that European subsidies can yield, nine members of the…

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A better outlook on the opportunities and bottlenecks of the circular economy 1
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A better outlook on the opportunities and bottlenecks of the circular economy

Seizing opportunities for the circular economy is the idea behind ACCEZ, a new knowledge program of…

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Plantics wins Natural Fibertastic Award 2018 for biobased thermoset plastic
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Plantics wins Natural Fibertastic Award 2018 for biobased thermoset plastic

Wridzer Bakker, CEO of Arnhem-based Plantics received the Natural Fibertastic Award 2018 in Bergen op Zoom,…

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Zoomland viaduct: bio-based showcase across the motorway
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Natural Fibertastic 2018: focus on natural fibers in biocomposites

SMEs from the Biobased Delta make the difference in the biobased economy with innovative fiber technology.…

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Biobased economy deserves attention throughout school career
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Biobased industries need more highly educated employees

In the coming years, the business community in Flanders and the Netherlands will require at least…

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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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Zoomland viaduct: bio-based showcase across the motorway
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Zoomland viaduct: bio-based showcase across the motorway

Field voles, pine martens and foxes already know where the Zoomland viaduct is. The Brabant Landscape…

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Biorizon launches Lignin Application Center
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Biorizon launches Lignin Application Center

For companies that would like to introduce lignin-derived chemicals into their biobased products, Biorizon launches its…

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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.…

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Broad focus on biopolymers
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Broad focus on biopolymers

‘The Biopolymer Application Centre is intended to bring biopolymers in a general sense to the attention…

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Broad focus on biopolymers
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Broad focus on biopolymers

‘The Biopolymer Application Centre is intended to bring biopolymers in a general sense to the attention…

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The search for winning combinations

‘At the Pyrolysis testing ground in Moerdijk, we want to test value chains on the basis…

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Ample opportunities and challenges
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Ample opportunities and challenges

Slowly but surely, natural fibres are finding their way into widely varying markets such as construction,…

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Market with prospects
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Market with prospects

Compostable disposables in food service still form a relatively small market, but certainly one with prospects…

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Rein Willems:  Government, invest more in activity and R&D
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Rein Willems: Government, invest more in activity and R&D

The future of the Dutch chemical industry lies in lowering the bottom line and making it…

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Polymerisation pilot facilities can accelerate the development of biobased materials
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Polymerisation pilot facilities can accelerate the development of biobased materials