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Chemical sector
05:42:06

Chemical sector

The biobased chemical sector is increasing rapidly. The interest of chemical companies and research institutes in sustainable…

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
Shell Moerdijk
04:49

Pyrolysis is becoming mainstream

While the Southern Netherlands Pyrolysis Testing Ground project is coming to an end, pyrolysis is becoming…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Biorizon on track for the commercialisation of bio-aromatics
04:37

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

Now reading
‘Chemical recycling approach will become global blueprint’
05:11

‘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

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
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
“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
ZAP: pivot between education, research and business 1
04:58

ZAP: pivot between education, research and business

True innovation in the chemical and bioprocessing technology sector is being created in a fertile environment,…

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
Sugar beet
02:21

“Saccharide offers opportunities for chemistry and agriculture”

Saccharides (sugars) are wonderful building blocks for the chemical industry. They are versatile molecules that can…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Research identifies promising chemicals for the Northern Netherlands
05:03

Research identifies promising chemicals for the Northern Netherlands

The availability of numerous basic chemicals at Chemical Park Delfzijl, combined with the region’s agricultural residual…

Pierre Gielen

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
Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant
03:13

New biosurfactants are greener than ever

Surfactants, or surface active agents, can be found just about anywhere: in medicines, cosmetics, detergents, food,…

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
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
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
‘Hydrogen key to the chemical industry in the Northern Netherlands’
07:59

‘Hydrogen key to the chemical industry in the Northern Netherlands’

The Northern Netherlands intends to produce billions of cubic metres of hydrogen. It intends to do…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Key role for biomass in climate plans
10:08

Key role for biomass in climate plans

The draft Climate Accord relies heavily on biomass. Too heavily? In any case, it means that…

Marjolein Roggen

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
Chemelot InSciTe’s success is just a foretaste
03:09

Chemelot InSciTe’s success is just a foretaste

The Chemelot InSciTe pilot plant is currently buzzing with activity. Mechanics are working daily on the…

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
Smart golf ball sensors
04:45

Smart golf balls measure the reactor process from the inside out

Chemical processes that work flawlessly in the lab can suddenly behave very differently when transposed to…

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
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
Bert van de Beld, Marc Schmitz, Johan ter Harmsel, Jan van Havenbergh and Emmo Meijer on the 5th Biorizon event
06:09

‘We need more Biorizons’

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

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Andean Lupin promising crop in Europe 2
04:26

Andean Lupin promising crop in Europe

On the volcanic ash in Iceland, on mountain slopes in Austria and in the bone-dry, dense…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Coatings and cosmetics from French sunflowers
02:46

Coatings and cosmetics from French sunflowers

The oleochemical company Oleon from Ertvelde has built a new plant to produce biobased building blocks…

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
BioMCN will produce renewable methanol with green hydrogen
04:28

Space for innovations in green chemistry

The north of the Netherlands is the perfect place for working on green chemistry, thanks to…

Editorial office

Now reading
‘There must be benefits for primary producers as well’ 3
03:30

‘There must be benefits for primary producers as well’

Ireland has a long and strong history of bio-based production and processing. The agrifood industry provides…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Vertoro at Brightlands Chemelot: Scaling up lignin crude
03:06

Vertoro at Brightlands Chemelot: Scaling up lignin crude

Michael Boot already went to the Chamber of Commerce before the summer vacation. With his company…

Lucien Joppen

Now reading
Broad focus on biopolymers
03:21

Broad focus on biopolymers

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

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
New eco-friendly coating for boats based on shellfish waste
02:52

New eco-friendly coating for boats based on shellfish waste

Researchers from the GREEN-CHEM network at Ghent University have developed a new coating for boats based…

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
Chemelot InSciTe: successes and validation
17:26

Chemelot InSciTe: successes and validation

Chemelot InSciTe was launched at the start of 2015. The public-private joint venture has been active…

Now reading
Seeking ties across the border: condition for transition to a biobased economy
05:18

Seeking ties across the border: condition for transition to a biobased economy

Cooperation in a powerful network is crucial to ensure the efficient growth of biobased R&D and…

Kelly van Bragt

Now reading
Rein Willems:  Government, invest more in activity and R&D
08:11

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

Now reading
Masters in sustainable polymer engineering
00:59

Masters in sustainable polymer engineering

The industry is searching for processes and products that are more sustainable. The same applies to…

Now reading
Focus on biobased chemicals and materials
04:51

Focus on biobased chemicals and materials

Ghent is the birthplace of bioenergy production in Belgium. No less than 90% of all biofuels…

Lucien Joppen

Now reading
API continues as Senbis Polymer Innovations
06:04

API continues as Senbis Polymer Innovations

As of 1 January 2017, Applied Polymer Innovations (API) in Emmen is continuing its activities under…

Adriaan van Hooijdonk

Now reading
Catalytic conversion of biomass CatchBio: focus on chemistry
03:41

Catalytic conversion of biomass CatchBio: focus on chemistry

CatchBio was rounded off at the end of 2016. Biomass catalysis was the central focus of…

Lucien Joppen

Now reading
Biobased Delta looks ahead ‘Our ecosystem is growing’ 1
04:54

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

Now reading
Philippe Mengal: 'Kickstart the bio-economy'
05:27

Philippe Mengal: ‘Kickstart the bio-economy’

'The global paradigm shift from oil-based towards bio-based materials represents a unique opportunity for Europe to…

Lucien Joppen

Now reading
GFBiochemicals: Deeper into the chain 1
04:19

BE-Basic: focus on international dimension

BE-Basic is setting its sights more and more on the international aspects of the biobased economy.…

Harm Ikink

Now reading
GFBiochemicals: Deeper into the chain
06:57

GFBiochemicals: Deeper into the chain

GFBiochemicals made a forward integration step at the start of this year through its acquisition of…

Lucien Joppen

Now reading
Jalila Essaïdi: Enough talk, now action!
09:39

Jalila Essaïdi: Enough talk, now action!

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

Lucien Joppen

Now reading
‘Major milestone at Brightlands Chemelot’
01:26

‘Major milestone at Brightlands Chemelot’

‘Development of a campus on the Chemelot grounds (editor’s note: Brightlands Chemelot Campus) went faster than…

Lucien Joppen

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
FDCA gets the green light 
05:20

FDCA gets the green light 

Recently completed toxicological research throws a new and positive light on the biochemical substance FDCA (2.5-furandicarboxylic…

Now reading
BBI opens third call
03:45

BIC and Vanguard join forces: more alignment between international and regional developments

The Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) and the Vanguard Initiative have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)…

Now reading
Green polyamides a step closer
05:53

Green polyamides a step closer

At Chemelot InSciTe, an international research and knowledge institute for biobased and biomedical materials, DSM is on…

Vincent Hentzepeter

Now reading
Corbion opens brand new lab
02:16

Corbion opens brand new lab

Corbion, a leading food ingredients and biobased chemicals company, has recently opened its advanced R&D and applications laboratory…

Lucien Joppen

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
Four pilot plants under one roof
04:54

Four pilot plants under one roof

The brand-new Multipurpose Pilot Plant (MPP) at Brightlands Chemelot Campus will open its doors at the…

Lucien Joppen

Now reading
Stefaan de Wildeman wants to move ahead with biobased building blocks
07:01

Stefaan de Wildeman wants to move ahead with biobased building blocks

As New Biobased Building Blocks group leader at Maastricht University, Stefaan de Wildeman is involved in…

Richard Bezemer

Now reading
BBI opens third call
04:16

BBI opens third call

The Bio-based Industries (BBI) Joint Undertaking (JU) recently publicized its third call, with room for three…

Lucien Joppen

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Syngip: isobutene from syngas
03:39

Syngip: isobutene from syngas

It is roughly a matter of two to three years when bacteria will be able to convert…

Lucien Joppen

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InSciTe biobased building blocks
06:19

InSciTe biobased building blocks

The middle stage in RT&D - the valley of death - often signals the end of…

Lucien Joppen

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Agrofood sector extremely active
07:49

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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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

Now reading
Chemical sector
05:42:06

Chemical sector

The biobased chemical sector is increasing rapidly. The interest of chemical companies and research institutes in sustainable…

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
Shell Moerdijk
04:49

Pyrolysis is becoming mainstream

While the Southern Netherlands Pyrolysis Testing Ground project is coming to an end, pyrolysis is becoming…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Biorizon on track for the commercialisation of bio-aromatics
04:37

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

Now reading
‘Chemical recycling approach will become global blueprint’
05:11

‘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

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
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
“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
ZAP: pivot between education, research and business 1
04:58

ZAP: pivot between education, research and business

True innovation in the chemical and bioprocessing technology sector is being created in a fertile environment,…

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
Sugar beet
02:21

“Saccharide offers opportunities for chemistry and agriculture”

Saccharides (sugars) are wonderful building blocks for the chemical industry. They are versatile molecules that can…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Research identifies promising chemicals for the Northern Netherlands
05:03

Research identifies promising chemicals for the Northern Netherlands

The availability of numerous basic chemicals at Chemical Park Delfzijl, combined with the region’s agricultural residual…

Pierre Gielen

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
Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant
03:13

New biosurfactants are greener than ever

Surfactants, or surface active agents, can be found just about anywhere: in medicines, cosmetics, detergents, food,…

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
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
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
‘Hydrogen key to the chemical industry in the Northern Netherlands’
07:59

‘Hydrogen key to the chemical industry in the Northern Netherlands’

The Northern Netherlands intends to produce billions of cubic metres of hydrogen. It intends to do…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Key role for biomass in climate plans
10:08

Key role for biomass in climate plans

The draft Climate Accord relies heavily on biomass. Too heavily? In any case, it means that…

Marjolein Roggen

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
Chemelot InSciTe’s success is just a foretaste
03:09

Chemelot InSciTe’s success is just a foretaste

The Chemelot InSciTe pilot plant is currently buzzing with activity. Mechanics are working daily on the…

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
Smart golf ball sensors
04:45

Smart golf balls measure the reactor process from the inside out

Chemical processes that work flawlessly in the lab can suddenly behave very differently when transposed to…

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
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
Bert van de Beld, Marc Schmitz, Johan ter Harmsel, Jan van Havenbergh and Emmo Meijer on the 5th Biorizon event
06:09

‘We need more Biorizons’

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

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Andean Lupin promising crop in Europe 2
04:26

Andean Lupin promising crop in Europe

On the volcanic ash in Iceland, on mountain slopes in Austria and in the bone-dry, dense…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Coatings and cosmetics from French sunflowers
02:46

Coatings and cosmetics from French sunflowers

The oleochemical company Oleon from Ertvelde has built a new plant to produce biobased building blocks…

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
BioMCN will produce renewable methanol with green hydrogen
04:28

Space for innovations in green chemistry

The north of the Netherlands is the perfect place for working on green chemistry, thanks to…

Editorial office

Now reading
‘There must be benefits for primary producers as well’ 3
03:30

‘There must be benefits for primary producers as well’

Ireland has a long and strong history of bio-based production and processing. The agrifood industry provides…

Pierre Gielen

Now reading
Vertoro at Brightlands Chemelot: Scaling up lignin crude
03:06

Vertoro at Brightlands Chemelot: Scaling up lignin crude

Michael Boot already went to the Chamber of Commerce before the summer vacation. With his company…

Lucien Joppen

Now reading
Broad focus on biopolymers
03:21

Broad focus on biopolymers

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

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
New eco-friendly coating for boats based on shellfish waste
02:52

New eco-friendly coating for boats based on shellfish waste

Researchers from the GREEN-CHEM network at Ghent University have developed a new coating for boats based…

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
Chemelot InSciTe: successes and validation
17:26

Chemelot InSciTe: successes and validation

Chemelot InSciTe was launched at the start of 2015. The public-private joint venture has been active…

Now reading
Seeking ties across the border: condition for transition to a biobased economy
05:18

Seeking ties across the border: condition for transition to a biobased economy

Cooperation in a powerful network is crucial to ensure the efficient growth of biobased R&D and…

Kelly van Bragt

Now reading
Rein Willems:  Government, invest more in activity and R&D
08:11

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

Now reading
Masters in sustainable polymer engineering
00:59

Masters in sustainable polymer engineering

The industry is searching for processes and products that are more sustainable. The same applies to…

Now reading
Focus on biobased chemicals and materials
04:51

Focus on biobased chemicals and materials

Ghent is the birthplace of bioenergy production in Belgium. No less than 90% of all biofuels…

Lucien Joppen

Now reading
API continues as Senbis Polymer Innovations
06:04

API continues as Senbis Polymer Innovations

As of 1 January 2017, Applied Polymer Innovations (API) in Emmen is continuing its activities under…

Adriaan van Hooijdonk

Now reading
Catalytic conversion of biomass CatchBio: focus on chemistry
03:41

Catalytic conversion of biomass CatchBio: focus on chemistry

CatchBio was rounded off at the end of 2016. Biomass catalysis was the central focus of…

Lucien Joppen

Now reading
Biobased Delta looks ahead ‘Our ecosystem is growing’ 1
04:54

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

Now reading
Philippe Mengal: 'Kickstart the bio-economy'
05:27

Philippe Mengal: ‘Kickstart the bio-economy’

'The global paradigm shift from oil-based towards bio-based materials represents a unique opportunity for Europe to…

Lucien Joppen

Now reading
GFBiochemicals: Deeper into the chain 1
04:19

BE-Basic: focus on international dimension

BE-Basic is setting its sights more and more on the international aspects of the biobased economy.…

Harm Ikink

Now reading
GFBiochemicals: Deeper into the chain
06:57

GFBiochemicals: Deeper into the chain

GFBiochemicals made a forward integration step at the start of this year through its acquisition of…

Lucien Joppen

Now reading
Jalila Essaïdi: Enough talk, now action!
09:39

Jalila Essaïdi: Enough talk, now action!

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

Lucien Joppen

Now reading
‘Major milestone at Brightlands Chemelot’
01:26

‘Major milestone at Brightlands Chemelot’

‘Development of a campus on the Chemelot grounds (editor’s note: Brightlands Chemelot Campus) went faster than…

Lucien Joppen

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
FDCA gets the green light 
05:20

FDCA gets the green light 

Recently completed toxicological research throws a new and positive light on the biochemical substance FDCA (2.5-furandicarboxylic…

Now reading
BBI opens third call
03:45

BIC and Vanguard join forces: more alignment between international and regional developments

The Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) and the Vanguard Initiative have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)…

Now reading
Green polyamides a step closer
05:53

Green polyamides a step closer

At Chemelot InSciTe, an international research and knowledge institute for biobased and biomedical materials, DSM is on…

Vincent Hentzepeter

Now reading
Corbion opens brand new lab
02:16

Corbion opens brand new lab

Corbion, a leading food ingredients and biobased chemicals company, has recently opened its advanced R&D and applications laboratory…

Lucien Joppen

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
Four pilot plants under one roof
04:54

Four pilot plants under one roof

The brand-new Multipurpose Pilot Plant (MPP) at Brightlands Chemelot Campus will open its doors at the…

Lucien Joppen

Now reading
Stefaan de Wildeman wants to move ahead with biobased building blocks
07:01

Stefaan de Wildeman wants to move ahead with biobased building blocks

As New Biobased Building Blocks group leader at Maastricht University, Stefaan de Wildeman is involved in…

Richard Bezemer

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BBI opens third call
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BBI opens third call

The Bio-based Industries (BBI) Joint Undertaking (JU) recently publicized its third call, with room for three…

Lucien Joppen

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Syngip: isobutene from syngas
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Syngip: isobutene from syngas

It is roughly a matter of two to three years when bacteria will be able to convert…

Lucien Joppen

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InSciTe biobased building blocks
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InSciTe biobased building blocks

The middle stage in RT&D - the valley of death - often signals the end of…

Lucien Joppen

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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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Focus on materials
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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
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‘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'
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‘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