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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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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

Hand holding fertiliser granules above field
00:45

Brussels seeks alternatives to expensive fertilisers

The European Commission is working hard to find sustainable and affordable alternatives to artificial fertiliser. Dutch…

Editorial office / Brussels

Biofuels
01:33

Renewable jet fuel from agricultural residues

The European HIGFLY project will develop a new generation of technologies for producing advanced renewable jet…

Editorial office / Eindhoven

Soy bean harvest
02:17

Coalition launched to promote America’s agriculture bioeconomy

Leading industry associations in the U.S. have launched the Ag Bioeconomy Coalition to advance federal policy…

Editorial office / Washington

BIochar production in Senegal
01:23

EU-project BIO4Africa helps African farmers advance with biobased technology

Small farmers in Africa will soon have a valuable use for crop and livestock waste that…

Editorial office / Brussels


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