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Bioplastics
04:03:20

Bioplastics

Oil based plastics are a huge problem for the environment. Not only the plastic soup in…

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Sports performance
04:55

Bioplastics production offers opportunities for pharmaceutical applications

The search for the ultimate alternative for traditional plastics has been going on for many years.…

Erik Keller

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‘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

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New opportunities for PHA
02:51

New opportunities for PHA

The market for polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) is booming. Worldwide there are only a handful of manufacturers who…

Pierre Gielen

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Thalles and Tielly in the BBE lab
05:05

New developments in the field of PHA

Sewage water and sludge are raw materials for the production of PHA: biodegradable biopolymers made by…

Pierre Gielen

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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

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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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3D printed bolt
04:16

Biodegradable biopolymers for 3D Printing and micro-injection moulding

For more and more fossil plastics, there are green alternatives. For example, 3D printer filaments from…

Pierre Gielen

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‘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
Emmen expands testing facility for sustainable plastics
04:13

Emmen expands testing facility for sustainable plastics

Over the next three years, Senbis in Emmen, the Netherlands, will be investing €5.5 million through…

Pierre Gielen

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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

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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
‘Measuring, testing and trial runs instead of emotional debate’
04:33

‘Measuring, testing and trial runs instead of emotional debate’

Combustion without oxygen. In a nutshell, that is what pyrolysis is all about. Plastic waste enters…

Pierre Gielen

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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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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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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

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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

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Ola WrĂłblewska
02:25

Recipe book for bioplastic from sugar beet

How do you cook a sugar beet to obtain bioplastics? Ola WrĂłblewska answered this question in…

Pierre Gielen

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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
HemCell: a surprisingly versatile biobased plastic
04:25

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
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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100% biobased textile not a matter of course
04:09

100% biobased textile not a matter of course

Wool, linen, cotton: the textile industry has traditionally used natural materials. And yet precisely this industry…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Cumapol builds pilot plant for chemical PET recycling
04:06

Cumapol builds pilot plant for chemical PET recycling

In the Netherlands, PET bottles can be returned to any supermarket, thanks to the bottle deposit…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
‘Our research has impact’
06:31

‘Our research has impact’

For most petroleum-based materials, it is possible to invent biobased alternatives with similar or even better…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Joint forces needed
04:40

Joint forces needed

'The PEFerence-project is of great importance to us. We are in the process of opening up…

Lucien Joppen

Now reading
Distinction based on functionality
05:10

Distinction based on functionality

A large share of biomedical materials is based on fossil resources and metals, but biobased biomedical…

Lucien Joppen

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Role for Province of Limburg in the transition  Decisive, proactive but also facilitating
08:47

Role for Province of Limburg in the transition Decisive, proactive but also facilitating

A transition to a biobased/circular economy requires the public sector to have a proactive and facilitating…

Lucien Joppen

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AMIBM: new biopolymers in the pipeline
05:02

AMIBM: new biopolymers in the pipeline

It is anything but easy to get new polymers on the market. Technology, market and sustainability…

Now reading
Proper risk management needed
05:36

Proper risk management needed

There are funding gaps that hamper the development of circular/biobased projects in the EU. Private investors…

Lucien Joppen

Now reading
Market with prospects
08:45

Market with prospects

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

Lucien Joppen

Now reading
Biodegradable still to climb out of the niche market
07:32

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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‘Corbion takes steps in the process for FDCA’
02:35

‘Corbion takes steps in the process for FDCA’

Corbion possibly has an advantage compared with other processes when it comes to the FDCA production…

Now reading
Patrick Schiffers, CEO Synvina Reality check for bioplastics
08:26

Patrick Schiffers, CEO Synvina Reality check for bioplastics

'Brand owners tend to set deadlines which are hardly feasible. As for bioplastics, some companies have…

Lucien Joppen

Now reading
Demand for biobased applications must grow
10:28

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

Now reading
The five value chains of Bioforever
06:14

The five value chains of Bioforever

There is already and will be a clear need in the future for chemicals and materials…

Lucien Joppen

Now reading
Microplastics in the environment
08:31

Microplastics in the environment

Plastics can create huge environmental problems for animals and humans. By now the plastic soup has…

Lucien Joppen

Now reading
Toy sector more sustainable
06:47

Toy sector more sustainable

Slowly but surely, more and more (partly) biobased toys are being launched on the market. For…

Lucien Joppen

Now reading
Clever composite materials from PLA
07:24

Clever composite materials from PLA

The aim of the recently established Horizon 2020 BIO4SELF project is to develop and produce self-reinforced polymer composites…

Richard Bezemer

Now reading
Biopolycarbonate with promising future
04:13

Biopolycarbonate with promising future

In Lestrem, Northern France, Roquette has its largest production site. In total, the French-based company processes roughly 8…

Lucien Joppen

Now reading
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

Now reading
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

Now reading
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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Bioneedle an alternative for traditional vaccination
04:18

Bioneedle an alternative for traditional vaccination

Bioneedle is an innovative vaccination system that entails injecting a hollow needle filled with a vaccine…

Aribert Guiking

Now reading
Bioplastics
04:03:20

Bioplastics

Oil based plastics are a huge problem for the environment. Not only the plastic soup in…

Now reading
Sports performance
04:55

Bioplastics production offers opportunities for pharmaceutical applications

The search for the ultimate alternative for traditional plastics has been going on for many years.…

Erik Keller

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
New opportunities for PHA
02:51

New opportunities for PHA

The market for polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) is booming. Worldwide there are only a handful of manufacturers who…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Thalles and Tielly in the BBE lab
05:05

New developments in the field of PHA

Sewage water and sludge are raw materials for the production of PHA: biodegradable biopolymers made by…

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
3D printed bolt
04:16

Biodegradable biopolymers for 3D Printing and micro-injection moulding

For more and more fossil plastics, there are green alternatives. For example, 3D printer filaments from…

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
Emmen expands testing facility for sustainable plastics
04:13

Emmen expands testing facility for sustainable plastics

Over the next three years, Senbis in Emmen, the Netherlands, will be investing €5.5 million through…

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
‘Measuring, testing and trial runs instead of emotional debate’
04:33

‘Measuring, testing and trial runs instead of emotional debate’

Combustion without oxygen. In a nutshell, that is what pyrolysis is all about. Plastic waste enters…

Pierre Gielen

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
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
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
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
Ola WrĂłblewska
02:25

Recipe book for bioplastic from sugar beet

How do you cook a sugar beet to obtain bioplastics? Ola WrĂłblewska answered this question in…

Pierre Gielen

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
HemCell: a surprisingly versatile biobased plastic
04:25

HemCell: a surprisingly versatile biobased plastic

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

Harm Ikink

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 ™…

Harm Ikink

Now reading
100% biobased textile not a matter of course
04:09

100% biobased textile not a matter of course

Wool, linen, cotton: the textile industry has traditionally used natural materials. And yet precisely this industry…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Cumapol builds pilot plant for chemical PET recycling
04:06

Cumapol builds pilot plant for chemical PET recycling

In the Netherlands, PET bottles can be returned to any supermarket, thanks to the bottle deposit…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
‘Our research has impact’
06:31

‘Our research has impact’

For most petroleum-based materials, it is possible to invent biobased alternatives with similar or even better…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Joint forces needed
04:40

Joint forces needed

'The PEFerence-project is of great importance to us. We are in the process of opening up…

Lucien Joppen

Now reading
Distinction based on functionality
05:10

Distinction based on functionality

A large share of biomedical materials is based on fossil resources and metals, but biobased biomedical…

Lucien Joppen

Now reading
Role for Province of Limburg in the transition  Decisive, proactive but also facilitating
08:47

Role for Province of Limburg in the transition Decisive, proactive but also facilitating

A transition to a biobased/circular economy requires the public sector to have a proactive and facilitating…

Lucien Joppen

Now reading
AMIBM: new biopolymers in the pipeline
05:02

AMIBM: new biopolymers in the pipeline

It is anything but easy to get new polymers on the market. Technology, market and sustainability…

Now reading
Proper risk management needed
05:36

Proper risk management needed

There are funding gaps that hamper the development of circular/biobased projects in the EU. Private investors…

Lucien Joppen

Now reading
Market with prospects
08:45

Market with prospects

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

Lucien Joppen

Now reading
Biodegradable still to climb out of the niche market
07:32

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

Now reading
‘Corbion takes steps in the process for FDCA’
02:35

‘Corbion takes steps in the process for FDCA’

Corbion possibly has an advantage compared with other processes when it comes to the FDCA production…

Now reading
Patrick Schiffers, CEO Synvina Reality check for bioplastics
08:26

Patrick Schiffers, CEO Synvina Reality check for bioplastics

'Brand owners tend to set deadlines which are hardly feasible. As for bioplastics, some companies have…

Lucien Joppen

Now reading
Demand for biobased applications must grow
10:28

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

Now reading
The five value chains of Bioforever
06:14

The five value chains of Bioforever

There is already and will be a clear need in the future for chemicals and materials…

Lucien Joppen

Now reading
Microplastics in the environment
08:31

Microplastics in the environment

Plastics can create huge environmental problems for animals and humans. By now the plastic soup has…

Lucien Joppen

Now reading
Toy sector more sustainable
06:47

Toy sector more sustainable

Slowly but surely, more and more (partly) biobased toys are being launched on the market. For…

Lucien Joppen

Now reading
Clever composite materials from PLA
07:24

Clever composite materials from PLA

The aim of the recently established Horizon 2020 BIO4SELF project is to develop and produce self-reinforced polymer composites…

Richard Bezemer

Now reading
Biopolycarbonate with promising future
04:13

Biopolycarbonate with promising future

In Lestrem, Northern France, Roquette has its largest production site. In total, the French-based company processes roughly 8…

Lucien Joppen

Now reading
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

Now reading
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

Now reading
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

Now reading
Bioneedle an alternative for traditional vaccination
04:18

Bioneedle an alternative for traditional vaccination

Bioneedle is an innovative vaccination system that entails injecting a hollow needle filled with a vaccine…

Aribert Guiking