Articles

Rusthoeve
06:59

“Everybody wants biobased feedstocks”

Bio-based raw materials already exist and they are emerging. Especially in construction, it is no longer…

Pierre Gielen

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

Tractor plowing a field
05:59

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

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

Pierre Gielen

Lady bug on corn
03:56

BIC launches joint Vision for a European circular bio-society

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

Pierre Gielen

Chemistry Park Delfzijl
06:59

North Netherlands aims to close green cycles

The northern region of the Netherlands is the region where green chemistry is most clearly anchored…

Pierre Gielen

‘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


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Harvesting Miscanthus
01:40

Dutch cabinet to boost biobased building

The Dutch government is going to encourage building with bio-based raw materials in the coming years.…

Editorial office / The Hague

Biogas plant
01:35

New European project to boost biogas production

At least 50 livestock farmers from six European countries have joined the European project ALFA, which…

Editorial office / Brussels

Agriculture: tractor in Flanders
01:57

Chemical industry in Flanders second largest user of biomass

For the first time, the numerous flows of renewable raw materials and processes in the Flemish…

Editorial office / Antwerp

Protesting Dutch farmers
01:03

NOx emissions unevenly distributed around the world

Nitrogen oxides use limits are greatly exceeded, especially in north-western Europe and parts of China and…

Editorial office / The Hague

Joe Biden
02:42

US invests $2 billion into bio-based production and biotechnology

US President Joe Biden last week launched an ambitious $2 billion plan to boost the bioeconomy…

Editorial office / Washington

Flowering wild cardoon with bee
01:55

Mixing Miscanthus and wildflowers for sustainable bioenergy

Research involving the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart, Germany, shows positive effects of mixing wildflowers with…

Editorial office / Stuttgart


Agenda

Inclusion of Primary Production in Biobased value chains

10:00
Koninklijke Vlaamse Academie van België voor Wetenschappen en Kunsten, Bruxelles

REFAB 2018

11:00
Maritim Hotel Köln, Köln